In partnership with Essaouira Innovation Lab.
As Mohammed Yunus said in this year’s Grameen Awards opening speech: « The more you move away from cities, the less you have access to progress and social justice ». Many solutions are rising to support citizen initiatives, local businesses and social entrepreneurs in remote territories, as the issue of citizen mobilization is becoming more acute. It is becoming clear that on-the-ground understanding of local issues and effective solutions are key to fostering growth. How can the business sector contribute to territorial cohesion, what are the « best practices » in that field and how can they be replicated?