Borderless Japan Corporation was certified as a “Yunus Social Business Company” conforming to the Grameen seven principles advocated by Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Following this certification, on March 5, 2018, Yunus & Shiiki Social Business Research Center at Kyushu University and Borderless Japan Corporation concluded an industry-academia collaborative agreement. They will aim to further contribute towards the solution of social issues by promoting social business, discovering business partners and creating new businesses.
Both parties will work together to mutually promote social business.
【Seven Principles of Grameen Social Business】
The company was founded in March 2007 to create a platform for the social entrepreneurs with the aim of “changing the world with social business”. As a Borderless Japan Corporation group, they have deployed eighteen businesses to solve social issues such as “discrimination prejudice”, “poverty”, “environmental issues” and others in Japan and overseas. Their sales in fiscal 2016 were 3.3 billion yen.