Africa Responsible Business Forum April 13 & 14
The third annual Africa Responsible Business (ARB) Forum, organised by Lagos Business School and the Shared Value Africa Initiative, takes place from 13-14 April. The virtual event brings together industry experts and leaders from across the continent to explore and identify opportunities for Responsible Business to drive Economic Recovery and Growth in Africa.
The ARB Forum will showcase how African businesses are attempting to be responsible, and provide an avenue for collaboration, innovation and learning for responsible business practices in Africa. Discussions will focus on key factors that influence the power of businesses to drive sustainable economic recovery and growth in Africa – gender parity, the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement, sustainable finance, strong institutions, SDGs and creating Shared Value.
Key Themes For The 2021 Arb Forum
Sustainable Recovery – Financing Africa’s Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19
(Sustainable Finance, Sustainable Exchanges, Social Impact on Bottom of the Pyramid, Green and Climate Funds)
African Free Trade – Leveraging the AfCFTA for Sustainable Development
(Maximise social and financial returns on investment through the African Continental Free Trade Area)
Gender Parity – Working towards Gender Equality in the Workplace
(Realising sustainable economic growth by building inclusive business and advancing diversity)
Shared Value – Delivering Business Growth and Social Impact at Scale
(Strong Institutions, SDGs, Creating Shared Value and Responsible Business)