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Grameen Telecom Trust (GTT) is the flagship entity responsible
for implementing
and facilitating Social Business ideas. It strives to transform societies through Social Business.
Once innovative ideas relating to the field are set forth, GTT formulates them in to prototypes that
can be replicated in a sustainable manner. Through practical realization of Social Business ideas
GTT envisions in achieving a world without poverty. GTT was formed in 2010 under the Trust Act.

 

Building Social Business for serving humanity’s most
pressing needs

Vision

Mission

Facilitating Social Business focusing on zero
poverty, zero unemployment and
zero carbon emission for sustainable development.

Planting the seeds of social business for creating a
poverty free world.

Goal

Seven Principles

Seven Principles of Social Business:

1. Business objective will be to overcome poverty,
or one or more problems (such as education, health, technology access, and environment) which
threaten people and society; not profit maximization.

2. Financial and economic sustainability

3. Investors get back their investment amount only. No dividend
is given beyond investment money

4. When investment amount is paid back, company profit stays
with the company for expansion and improvement

5. Gender Sensitive and Environmentally conscious

6. Workforce gets market wage with better working
conditions

7. ...do it with joy

Governing Body of GTT

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Chairman & Managing Trustee

Nobel Peace Prize Recipient 2006

US Congressional Gold Medal Winner 2010

Board of Trustee

Management

Ms. Mahmud is the Founding Managing Director of Grameen Telecom Trust. In her varied professional career Ms. Mahmud has been working and passionate with social innovations, entrepreneurship, women’s empowerment and sustainable development.