The Grameen Creative Lab (GCL) is a social business joint venture between the Yunus Centre in Bangladesh and circ responsibility in Germany, founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Hans Reitz, founder and creative director of circ. Their shared vision is the eradication of poverty – globally.
The Grameen Creative Lab is designed to accelerate and spread the spirit of Grameen social business under the principles of Prof. Yunus through three main activities:
1) It interacts with the interested community through books, articles, and events on social business.
2) It incubates social business ideas through brainstorming labs, academic research and social business experiments.
3) It creates social businesses by advising companies on how to set-up social business joint ventures with Grameen in Bangladesh or elsewhere and supporting social business investors in their search for suitable investment opportunities.