The Agenda is Subject to change.

DAY 1 GSBS MAIN EVENT

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

08:30 – 09:00 WELCOME AT CITÉ UNIVERITAIRE DE PARIS

09:00 – 10:30 OPENING SESSION

  • INTRODUCTION by Hans Reitz on the behalf of the Grameen Creative Lab (Head of Global Social Business Summit, CEO The Grameen Creative Lab)
  • WELCOME SPEECHES:

    - Anne Hidalgo (Mayor of Paris)
    - Prof. Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate) 
    - Her Royal Highness the Grand-Duchess of Luxembourg
    - Welcome of the Yunus Centre Delegation from Bangladesh and Highlights of Social Business Day 2017 in Dhaka (Bangladesh) by Lamiya Morshed (Executive Director Yunus Centre) & Hans Reitz
  • Introduction of the Master of Ceremony Leonhard Nima (Co-Founder 3XTCODER) 

10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00 -11:30

  • THE NEW STARS OF HOPE introduced by Prof. Muhammad Yunus (Announcements PART 1)

    - Announcement Yunus Centre Paris by Jean-Luc Perron (Vice President of Centre Yunus Paris)
    - Announcement Parisian Policy on Social Economy by Antoinette Guhl (Deputy Mayor of Paris)
    - Announcement How and why a large private “profit oriented” corporate can create and develop a strategy supporting social business Claudia Belli (Head of Social Business and Microfinance BNP Paribas)
    - Announcement Okhai Social Business by Kirti Poonia

11:30 -12:00

  • SPEECH by Jean Bernou (CEO McCain Europe) about The power of co-creation
  • VIDEO MESSAGE Paul Polman (CEO Unilever)

12:00 – 13:00 THE GSBS PLASTIC HUB

  • OPENING TEASER
  • SPOTLIGHT 2024 on Plastic
  • PLENARY SESSION: Expert Dialogue THE GSBS PLASTIC HUB moderated by Kate Robertson (Co-Founder One Young World) addressing SDGs 9, 11, 12, 14, 15

    - Prof. Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate)
    - Peter Schwarzenbauer (Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG)
    - Dr. Lisa Svensson (Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Branch, Ecosystems Division, UN Environment)
    - Heike Vesper (Director of WWF Germany’s Marine Program).
    - Peter Bakker, President World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • ANNOUNCEMENT by Leonhard Nima: WORKSHOPS OF THE AFTERNOON

13:00 – 14:30 LUNCH

14:30 – 16:15

  • WORKSHOP SESSIONS 1 (parallel in rooms 1 - 11)

    3 workshops hosted by BNP Paribas:
    - How to start and enhance your social business in a financial way?
    - How to raise funds for your social business?
    - How to measure the impact of your social business?

    Workshop by Friedrich Kiesinger (Albatros GmbH Berlin, Germany)
    Topic: How to integrate disadvantaged people within the established society

    Workshop by Yunus Centre 
    Topic: Agriculture, Technology and Entrepreneurship

    Workshop by Anne Bunde Birouste (CEO and Founder Foodball United/ Director UNSW Yunus Social Business for Health Hub) and Marine Plossu (President at Sense School)
    Topic: Connecting Social Business and Sport for Social Change

    Workshop GSBS PLASTIC HUB
    Topic: Improving waste management & recycling

    Workshop by French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Topic: SDGs and Social Business 

    Workshop Co-Creation hosted by McCain and Ashoka (France)
    Topic: How to co-create a catering solution for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 that is inclusive, social and sustainable

    Workshop by Age 5
    Topic: Open Innovation for social business

    Workshop by Veolia
    Topic: How to strengthen your social business network
  • THE DEEP DIVE - PARALLEL SESSIONS 1

    Session hosted by Yunus Centre
    Social Incubation for social impact in your city by Veolia

    - Eric Lesueur (Director 2EI Veolia)
    - Alice Comble (Founder Green Minded)
    - Quiterie Zeller (Rhonalpia)
    - Jérôme Schatzman (Executive Director Chaire Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation ESSEC)

16:15 – 16:45 GET CONNECTED

16:45 – 17:00

  • THE NEW STARS OF HOPE (Announcements PART 2)

    - Announcement of social business activities Malaysia by Nurfarini Daing (myHarapan)
    - Announcement Presentation of Chance and opening of Chance office Paris by Ludovic de Gromard (Co-Founder Chance)
    - Announcement of the Yunus Social Business India by Aarti Wig (Co-Founder YSB India)

17:00 – 17:15

  • SPEECH by Thomas Gass (UN Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs) about “SDGs and Social Business”

17:15 – 17:40 GSBS SOLIDARY HUB

  • NEW WAVE OF SOLIDARITY Impulse Speech by Andreas Heinecke (Founder Dialogue in the Dark)
  • NEW WAVE OF SOLIDARITY Impulse Speech by Vincent Hejduk (Founder of WAYNAK – Where are you?)
  • SPOTLIGHT Paris 2024 on Refugees

17:40 – 18:30

  • INTRODUCTION by Professor Muhammad Yunus
  • PLENARY SESSION: Expert Dialogue THE GSBS SOLIDARITY HUB addressing the SDGs 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 16 moderated by Hans Reitz

    - Friedrich Kiesinger (Social Business Entrepreneur Berlin, Germany)
    - Antoine Sire (Head of Company Engagement BNP Paribas)
    - Ujal Ibrahim (MCC, Utah Refugee Education & Training Centre)
    - Nurjahan Begum (Advisor to Prof. Muhammad Yunus)
    - Ana María Alvarez Monge (Co-Founder and Chairwoman Migration HUB Germany, Berlin)
    - Judith Aquin (Co-Founder, General Director Thot, Paris)

18:30 – 19:00 NEW WAVE OF INSPIRATION

  • NEW WAVE OF INSPIRATION Impulse Keynote by Hans Reitz & Andreas Heinecke
  • ANNOUNCEMENT Social business contests around the world
    - YY Contest Winners (Kyushu University Japan)
  • ANNOUNCEMENT by Leonhard Nima: THE NEXT DAY OF GSBS

19:00 – 22:00 WALK, TALK, EAT, NETWORK

DAY 2 GSBS MAIN EVENT

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

09:00 – 09:15

  • WELCOME by Hans Reitz and Nicolas Hazard (Founder INCO)

09:15 – 10.45 THE GSBS FOOD HUB

  • INTRODUCTION by Verena Bahlsen
  • NEW WAVE OF INSPIRATION "FOOD REVOLUTION", by Emmanuel Faber (Impulse Speech)
  • PLENARY SESSION: Expert Dialogue THE GSBS FOOD HUB addressing SDGs 2, 3, 6, 12, 15 moderated by Michael Kaysersberg (Executive Advisor to the GSBS Food Hub)

    - Emmanuel Faber (CEO Danone)
    - Jean Bernou (McCain Foods)
    - Ehsanul Bari (Grameen Krishi Foundation)
    - David Hertz (Founder Gastromotiva)
  • NEW WAVE OF INSPIRATION Impulse Speech by Jakob Malkmus

10:45 – 11:15 GET CONNECTED

11:15 – 12:15

  • PLENARY SESSION: Expert Dialogue "Movement for Social Business Impact" Presentation of the Action Tank moderated by Professor Muhammad Yunus

    - Emmanuel Faber (CEO Danone)
    - Martin Hirsch (Former French High Commissioner in charge of poverty alleviation)
    - Jacques Berger (Director Action Tank France)
    - Benedicte Faivre-Tavignot (HEC Paris)
    - Saskia Bruysten (Co-CEO and Co-Founder Yunus Social Business)
    - Sunil Bhaskaran (VP, Tata Steel)

12:15 – 12:30 ANNOUNCEMENTS PART III

  • ANNOUNCEMENT Progress on Yunus Social Business Centres by Lamiya Morshed
  • ANNOUNCEMENT Preventing 18 M amputations from Diabetes worldwide by Caio Guimaraes
  • ANNOUNCEMENT YSB MAN Accelerator Launch
  • SUMMARY OF THE MORNING AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE EVENING PROGRAM BY LEO NIMA

12:30 – 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 – 16:00

  • WORKSHOP SESSION 2 (parallel in rooms 1-11)

    3 workshops hosted by BNP Paribas:
    - Topic: How to raise equity, how to raise debt for social business
    - Topic: Social Impact Bond/Pay for success - is it an opportunity for social business
    - Topic: What can social business learn from Microfinance?

    Workshop by the team of Paris 2024
    Topic: Co-Creating the first inclusive Games

    Workshop GSBS PLASTIC HUB
    Topic: Rethinking plastic packaging and plastics

    Workshop by Yunus Centre
    Topic: Nobin Udyokta

    2 workshops hosted by Danone
    Topic: Access to water
    Topic: Transforming Danone from within

    Workshop GSBS FOOD HUB

    Workshop by Action Tank France
    Topic: Open Innovation for Social Business

    Workshop by AIT Thailand
    Topic: The Social Business Campus Project

  • THE DEEP DIVE – PARALLEL SESSIONS 2

    - Foundations Roundtable moderated by Karen Hitschke (YY Foundation)
    - Yunus Social Business (YSB) Social Business around the world (best practices)

16:00 – 16:30 GET CONNECTED

16:30 – 17:00 NEW WAVE OF INSPIRATION

  • NEW WAVE OF INSPIRATION Keynote Speech by Joel Bouzou (Official Representative of the IOC President Thomas Bach/ President World Olympians Association)
  • NEW WAVE OF INSPIRATION Keynote Speech by Prof. Muhammad Yunus

17:00 – 18:30 THE GSBS SPORTS HUB

  • INTRODUCTION Movie by Paris 2024
  • PLENARY SESSION: Expert Dialogue THE GSBS SPORTS HUB introduced by Etienne Thobois (CEO of Paris 2024) and moderated by Marie Barsacq (Impact & Legacy Director Paris 2024) addressing (SDGs 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17)

    - Anne Bunde Birouste (CEO & Founder Football United / Director YSB for Health Hub)
    - Thomas Van Schaik (CCO at Holland NOC / ex Global Brand Director at Adidas)
    - Marc Gruber (VP for Innovation at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
    - Rahul Bose (Actor, Activist, Former athlete (rugby indian national team))
    - Elisa Yavchitz – Managing Director, Les Canaux – Maison de l’économie sociale et innovante
    - SM Huzzatul Islam Latifee (Advisor to Prof. Muhammad Yunus)

18:30 – 19:15

  • PLENARY SESSION: Expert Dialogue Book Presentation of “A World of Three Zeros” written by Prof. Muhammad Yunus

    - Prof. Muhamma Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate)
    - Laurence Tubiana (ADF France/European Climate Foundation)
    - Bruno Dabout (International Delegate French NGO AT Quart Monde)
    - Yann Algan (Professor of Economics at Science Po Paris)

19:15 – 19:30

  • SPEECH by Jean-Laurent Bonnafé (CEO BNP Paribas) "Social Business and Sustainable Finance"

19:30 – 20:00 PUBLIC CLOSING SESSION

  • CLOSING SPEECHES 

    - Antoinette Guhl
    - Hans Reitz
    - Emmanuel Faber
    - Prof. Muhammad Yunus