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Executives of businesses operating in Rwanda to meet in Kigali on 31 October 2019

Executives of businesses operating in Rwanda will gather in Kigali on 31 October 2019 for an in-depth discussion about how they can lead their companies to solve social problems while driving profits. Research has shown that businesses focusing on economic growth and social purpose can outperform competitors. The meeting, titled…

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2019 Africa Shared Value Summit Calls on Business to Take Action for Profit with Purpose

The Summit’s theme, Africa’s Business Growth – Grounded in Collaboration, was reflected in the message shared by many of the speakers

The third annual Africa Shared Value Summit (www.AfricaSharedValueSummit.com) took place last week in Nairobi, Kenya – the first time the event has come to East Africa. The diverse programme of thought leaders engaged a packed hall of delegates with thought-provoking insights and Shared Value case studies over the two days.…

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Top Business Minds to Share Insights and Experience at 2019 Africa Shared Value Summit

Speakers drawn from across the African continent make for an exciting programme, featuring tracks focusing on Africa’s most important industries

This year’s Africa Shared Value Summit (www.AfricaSharedValueSummit.com) will bring business changemakers and thought leaders together in Nairobi on 23-24 May 2019. Speakers drawn from across the African continent make for an exciting programme, featuring tracks focusing on Africa’s most important industries: agriculture, manufacturing, infrastructure, energy, the environment and health care.…

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Annual Africa Shared Value Summit to be held in Nairobi

This year's Africa Shared Value Summit will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on the 23rd and 24th of May 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel

Among the keynote speakers this year is American co-author of the seminal Harvard Business Review article 'Creating Shared Value', co-founder and managing director of FSG, and a director of the US-based Shared Value Initiative, Mark Kramer. Kramer is an economist by training and a Shared Value pioneer who has authored…