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Babar Yousuf Presents at UN Summit in Brazil


 

Babar Yousuf (class of 1986) with Tameer Bank presented at the UN Summit in Brazil.

Tameer Microfinance Bank was founded in 2005 with a vision to “Boldly go where no (commercial) Bank has gone before” to “Empower the Unbanked”. Some of the bold ventures that Tameer has created in Pakistan includes providing Emergency Loans in 2 hours to the under privileged, partnering with Telenor the 6th largest Telecom in the world to launch www.easypaisa.com Pakistan’s 1st Mobile Money deployment, called one of the 3 most promising deployments in the world by Gates Foundation. Tameer introduced 24 hour banking branches in Pakistan’s fishing and agriculture central wholesale markets as well as introduced Low Cost Health Insurance and Care services for it’s under privileged customers across Pakistan in partnership with www.asiacare.net

Tameer Bank was invited to speak at the United Nations Rio +20 event in Rio de Janeiro on the subject of “Impact Investing” where Tameer showcased 8 years of revolutionary work in the Pakistani Market. Mr. Babar Yousuf former head of Products, Marketing and Development was nominated to represent Tameer’s Bottom of Pyramid practices at Rio +20.

Tameer’s efforts in Pakistan were lauded by the United Nations as “Remarkable Innovations in Business”. The Presentation can be seen on UN Web TV at the Link Below:

http://webtv.un.org/meetings-events/conferencessummits/rio20-13-22-june-2012-rio-de-janeiro-brazil/corporate-sustainability-forum/watch/rio20-corporate-sustainability-forum:-framework-for-action:-impact-investing-social-entrepreneurship-global-compactrockefeller-foundation/1694285647001

 

 

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