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Social Business Earth

SBE is an international consulting and advisory service firm based in Lugano, Switzerland, that utilizes the model of social business, a concept developed by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, to maximize the social impact of businesses, charities, philanthropists and government entities.
In addition, SBE offers social business incubation services to entrepreneurs who are launching their own social business start-up, assisting them with their business plan and strategy. Only feasible social business ideas will be considered.
SBE is officially recognized by the government of Canton Ticino, Switzerland as an organization of social utility that does not distribute dividends.


November 16th, 2015

SBE brings Social Business to the Fifth World Forum for Peace in Lugano, Switzerland


SBE was honored to participate in the Fifth World Forum for Peace organized by the Association Culture Ticino Network in Lugano on Nov. 14, 15 and 16. The three-day forum started with opening remarks by the Mayor of Lugano Marco Borradori (more…)

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November 3rd, 2015

Social Business earth attends the Global Entrepreneurship Forum in Riyadh


On Nov. 3 and 4 Social Business Earth (SBE) was invited to speak in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the Global Entrepreneurship Forum (GEF), (more…)

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August 26th, 2015

SBE Launches Eight Social Businesses in Slovakia


Project Partners: Swiss-Slovak Cooperation Program, Epic Slovakia and Social Business Earth (more…)

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February 26th, 2015

Social Business Workshop, February 26, 2015, Università della Svizzera Italiana

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On Feb. 26, 2015 two classes of MBA students from Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), the largest university in Lugano and Canton Ticino, gathered in the USI auditorium to participate in a Social Business Workshop offered by Social Business Earth (more…)

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October 15th, 2014

Social Business Cooperation


On October 8-9, 2014, Social Business Earth had the opportunity to join the University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia, in cooperation with the NGO Epic and Ashoka Fellow Michal Smetanka to provide several lectures on social business to Slovak economic students.  (more…)

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March 17th, 2014

Social Business Workshop – Università della Svizzera italiana

On March 6, 2014, Social Business Earth organized a Social Business Workshop in partnership with Gianluca Colombo, Professor of Economics at the Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA), Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in Lugano, Switzerland. (more…)

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