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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.


March 4th, 2019

Social Business Workshop, Master in Management – Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)

This annual workshop is offered by Social Business Earth to students of the Master in Management at Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland to educate them on sustainable business models and inspire them to create new social businesses. We would like to thank Prof. Gianluca Colombo, professor of Economics at USI, for the opportunity to teach students about social business. We would also like thank social entrepreneur Fionn Dobbin, who talked to our students during the workshop via skype and Miriam Chiesa for the pictures.

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March 25th, 2018

Social Business Workshop at USI – March 2018

Social business workshop

On March 1st SBE offered a Social Business Workshop to students of the Master in Management at the Università della Svizzera Italiana, in the entrepreneurship course taught by Professor Gianluca Colombo. In addition to a lecture on social business, the workshop includes an exercise to find a solution to a social or environmental issue through a social business model. (more…)

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January 4th, 2017

Social Business Magazine


Social Business Earth is proud to introduce the first online Social Business Magazine. The Magazine has the objective to feature social businesses from all over the world, (more…)

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September 30th, 2016

SBE and Ballafon Sign An Agreement to Launch New Initiatives for the Integration of Migrants in Italy


Social Business Earth (SBE) and Ballafon signed a partnership agreement to start new programs together to integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants who come to Italy from Africa and other countries of the world. (more…)

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February 12th, 2016

SBE signs partnership with Bilanciarsi


On February 12 at SBE’s headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland, a formal partnership agreement was signed between SBE and the Italian consulting firm Bilanciarsi. Bilanciarsi is a company with (more…)

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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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