This section will help you to plan and schedule your participation in conferences, forums, seminars and trainings on inclusive business.
The annual BSR Conference is one of the longest-running and most well-regarded sustainability conferences. We provide a space for thought-provoking conversations, where we work together to identify solutions to our most complex global challenges. We convene more than 800 participants from around the world, including senior executives from Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and governments. Be a part of it and help your company define its own blueprint for sustainability.
The Summit will bring together hundreds of impact leaders: entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, corporates, social sector and government leaders and leading market builders.
RBF will be the world’s first global live Forum on the convergence of circular economy and the SDGs. With more than 800 leaders from governments, private sector and academia convening to drive innovation, the Forum aims to reach young entreprenuers, innovators and universities across the globe to discuss the opportunities, challenges and solutions required to bridge the SDGs gaps by 2030.
Drawing from IFDC’s and its partners’ experience with the successful 2SCALE program, this workshop will focus on 2SCALE successes in setting up and supporting partnership and business models with significant potential to attract and employ the youth, to engage and empower women, and to improve food and nutrition security, both at grassroots level and at the consumer end of the value chain.
Industrialisation in Africa has promised to bring jobs, alleviate poverty and catalyse economic growth across the continent. How can Africa leverage the digital transformation of Industry 4.0 to enable this growth? Long term investment in technology, innovation in manufacturing and skills development for youth will be critical in accelerating and scaling access to nutritious food, healthcare and affordable housing for all. By adopting Industry 4.0 technologies, Africa can address its greatest development challenges, including creating decent jobs.
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.
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.