This section will help you to plan and schedule your participation in conferences, forums, seminars and trainings on inclusive business.
The creative economy is one of the most dynamic sectors with a powerful transformative force for socioeconomic development and creating employment opportunities. African creative businesses, products and services in the UK are reshaping economic landscape creating and unlocking new growth areas for competitiveness. They interface between economy, culture, technology, and social aspects. To succeed in the current dynamic market place, entrepreneurs, business leaders and professionals must rely in addition to other aspects on continuous creativity and innovation, market knowledge, skills, technologies, networking and the ability to seize new opportunities.
The objective of the Master Classes is to disseminate knowledge and materials on the various OECD instruments on Responsible Business Conduct, including the OECD framework on due diligence. The classes are an intensive two day training carried out by OECD experts using our in-house training modules on due diligence. The Master Classes are targeted to Asia-based organisations who engage in responsible business conduct (RBC) and have capacity to train companies in the region. The classes will use a small classroom experience to promote interactive learning, informed discussions and build a network of RBC champions in the region. The trainings are sector specific – Agriculture/Seafood, Electronics, Vehicle Parts, and Garment & Footwear and will draw on examples relevant to the countries in which these sectors are in scope.
Sankalp is one of the largest convenings of social entrepreneurs who are reshaping Africa’s development landscape. Since 2009, Sankalp has brought together thousands of leading development focused investors & investment ready social enterprises. It has created an ecosystem of entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, multilaterals and policy makers who are committed to furthering the cause of development through entrepreneurship and innovation. Investors have channeled over USD 270 Million of capital into enterprises that were discovered and showcased at Sankalp. The 2019 Edition of Sankalp Africa witnessed over 440 entrepreneurs from Healthcare, Agriculture, Clean Energy, Financial Technology, and more. Sankalp is the go-to place for investors who want to drive capital towards purpose driven enterprises and for those who seek sector insights from global and local experts.