This section will help you to plan and schedule your participation in conferences, forums, seminars and trainings on inclusive business.
The relationship between Africa and Europe becomes strategic in this 21st century. The AFRICA EUROPE WEEK will be an important meeting point between entrepreneurs, top managers of leading companies, German Mittelstand, financing institutions and decision makers. Meet leading entrepreneurs, CEOs and business people involved in African European business, trade, investment and finance. Discuss trends and challenges companies and financial institutions will face in the coming years. Discover new opportunities to do trade, business and investments in Africa or Europe.
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) uniquely gathers governments, the private sector and a powerful partner network to turn challenges into business opportunities worldwide. Hosted by two of the world’s most innovative countries, the United States and the Netherlands, GES 2019 will focus on global opportunities for the next wave of entrepreneur-led innovation in scalable tech, from artificial intelligence and robotics to blockchain, big data, new science and more.
This event will gather 250 of the African private sector’s most influential women, with three objectives: 1. Promote female leadership issues in the business world and help address the continent’s economic and social challenges 2. Prepare women for leadership and governance through high-level training courses and exposure to some of the most inspiring global role models 3. Facilitate business meetings and network development.
Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. The EDD is a participatory programme. EDD 2019 overarching title is "Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind".
There are huge business and investment opportunities in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. But even the boldest ideas and most inspiring partnerships are struggling to move beyond the pilot phase - to scale the impact of their strategies. Why is this and what can you do differently?
The annual summit brings together business executives, governments, and investors to share practical ideas, tools and approaches to business strategies that help solve some of the world’s most pressing needs - sustainably and profitably. We’ll explore the challenges organisations face implementing these business plans and how to overcome them, moving large-scale projects from strategy to pilot to execution at scale.
Now in its seventh year, the AVPN Conference will bring together a diverse group of funders and resource providers from around the globe to take part in the largest gathering of social investors in Asia. Recognising that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will only be met if mainstream private investors are also mobilising capital towards impact, AVPN is seeking to break down barriers to bring in the broader capital markets into the social investing network.
There is a clear and deepening frustration amongst some with the rhetoric of “purpose”, “sustainability” and the notion of “business as a force for good”. For those of us who believe in the power of business to do good, this is an opportunity for some honest self-reflection. The common ground between those within the business and purpose world, and those who criticise it, is the desire for authenticity; the recognition that we need to move beyond the rhetoric of purpose and embed it meaningfully and consistently across business. We need an honest discussion about how this can be done, recognising where progress is being made and where actions are falling short.
Join an invited audience of 300 professionals and practitioners working to embed purpose authentically within business. Engage with peers from leading global companies, civil society and government who are pioneering new ways to harness companies' products, services, value chains, and voice to have a positive social impact.
The ANDE West Africa Regional Conference is a gathering of ANDE members and partners in the region including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, academic and research institutions. In 2019, the 2-day highly interactive conference will feature sessions on ecosystem opportunities, solutions to SGB common challenges, networking meetings and plenaries with leading thinkers in the SGB sector.
The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) is a platform for global and African leaders to develop actionable plans that will move African agriculture forward. The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture, pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward.