The Summit takes place on 29 June 2017 at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. For only R850 you can access a vibrant network of people and organisations working towards and inclusive economy. Click here to view 29 JUNE Programme
COLLABORATIVE SOLUTIONS: GEARING AFRICA FOR A RESILIENT FUTURE
SUMMIT 2017, 29 JUNE 2017 at the JSE
2017 is the time for action – Scheduled to take place on the 29th of June at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the 5th Annual African Sustainability Summit will once again bring together cross-industry experts and foster relationships towards resilient and sustainable business in South Africa and Africa. For more in-depth information, click here to download the Summit 2017 Prospectus. Pictured on the right is Mr Tshepo Kgobe Kgobe, Senior Executive Manager: Technical Services at the Gautrain Management Agency and Mr Raldu Nel, Summit Chair after the Official Opening of Summit 2016
GREEN PITCH 2017
The Green Pitch competition that was held for the first time last year, will also be hosted again.
“The purpose of the Green Pitch is not only to reward and recognize Africa’s top entrepreneurs in the Green Economy, but to also to create broadened awareness of the Holistic 6 Capitals Integration and Interdependence Strategy, a key to drive Sustainable Business Performance across the value chain. This event show-case Sustainability through “creativity and design thinking” to business leaders across industry and doing so bridge the gap between formal industry and entrepreneurs – which is key to Africa’s Emerging Economy.” – quoting Raldu Nel, Chairman of the Summit.
Green Pitch aims contribute to the development of Sustainable Business Performance of black owned and emerging enterprises with the focusing on:
-Demand & Investor LED Strategies, Business Plans, Innovative Business Models, Etc.
-Increased Market Access through Strategic Partnerships
-Available Funding to scale i.e. leveraging available government incentives and responsible investment
Follow the link below to view the Roadmap.
SUMMIT LAUNCH EVENT – 21 FEBRUARY 2017
The African Sustainability Sumit launch event took place on the 21st of February as part of a TT100 Forum Deep Dive event on Sustainable Business Performance in Africa. The key note speaker was GG Alcock (pictured on the left), author, businessman and South African (CEO of Minanawe Marketing) who inspired us with “Solutions Thinking – Lessons learned from township economics.”
This year the Summit takes it one step further – what are the innovative solutions out there and how can they be replicated across industry. Demonstrating this collaborative power, The Summit is partnering this year with The Da Vinci Institute, Department of Science & Technology (DST), and Innocentrix to form a remarkable partnership in support of increased impact for the TT100 Business Innovation Awards programme for the period 2017-2019. This collaboration will support, showcase and recognise the role of leadership in the Management of Innovation and Technology as it relates to growth, differentiation and sustainable development. The event calendar kicked off on 21 February 2017 with the first TT100 Forum ’Deep Dive’ session on Sustainable Business Performance in Africa. To find out more about this partnership, click here for the Joint Press Release 3 Feb 2017
The Summit is aimed at senior leaders, decision makers, executives and business owners and has been consistently attended by this target group cross-industry from industry, academia, government, research and civil society.
With the launch of the African Sustainable Development Association at the event in September 2016, a new era of collaboration is dawning. The Summit is no more a lone-standing annual event, but rather a showcase of the Association’s members and a networking event where like-minded leaders can connect.
We invite you not only to take part in the Summit but become members of a growing network of organisations – the African Sustainable Development Association.
For more information contact the organisers here.