Shared Value…

“The purpose of the corporation must be redefined as creating shared value, not just profit per se. This will drive the next wave of innovation and productivity growth in the global economy.”


Prof Michael Porter, Harvard Business Review

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Join us at the 2017 Africa Shared Value Summit, the start of the Africa Shared Value movement

The Shared Value Initiative was launched by consulting firm FSG and Prof Michael Porter in 2012. The inaugural 2017 Africa Shared Value Summit is modelled on the successful Shared Value Leadership Summit held annually in New York. The aim of the 2017 Africa Shared Value Summit is to raise awareness and advocate for the success of the strategic implementation of the Shared Value business model which brings about social change while positively impacting profit.

Join us on the 25 & 26 May 2017, Sandton Convention Center

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Day 1 – Making an Impact

Shared Value – Profit with Purpose

The Ecosystem of Shared Value – Working Together

The Role of Sustainability in Achieving Shared Value Objectives

B-BBEE & Creating Shared Value

Day 2 – Africa Taking the Lead

Our Potential in Africa

Business, Sustainable Development Goals & Creating Shared Value

Technology, Information & Creating Shared Value

The Youth & Creating Shared Value

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Eusebius McKaiser is a political analyst, broadcaster, philosophy lecturer and writer, based in Johannesburg. His academic background is in moral philosophy, having studied and lectured in the philosophy department at Rhodes University, before doing research in moral philosophy as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.

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Speakers

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MD, FSG International Shared Value Initiative (Geneva/USA)
Marc Pfitzer

Marc Pfitzer, a managing director at FSG, builds on 25 years of experience as advisor to executives in the private and social sector to help surface new insights and collaborative efforts against our global challenges.

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Group Head of Corporate Citizenship at Barclays Africa
Sazini Mojapelo

Sazini Mojapelo is a passionate leader and Harvard Business School graduate, her expertise lie in the development and execution of strategic plans linked to corporate social investment, social entrepreneurship, and youth and women empowerment.

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Advisor for UN Strategic Partnerships and Coordinator for SDG Philanthropy Platform, United Nations (Kenya)
Arif Neky

Arif Neky is the National Coordinator for the SDG Philanthropy Platform in Kenya, and Advisor, Strategic Partnerships and Philanthropy at the UN Kenya.

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Head of Innovation & Sustainability, Enel Global (Italy)
Maria Cristina Papetti

Maria is currently responsible for CSV deployment throughout the business value chain across the entire Group.

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Group Public Affairs Executive, Nestle South Africa
Motshidisi Mokwena

As company spokesperson, Motshidisi is responsible for Nestle’s reputation and perception management. She is passionate about coaching, mentorship and building capacity towards the realization of goals and objectives.

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Head of Sustainability and Community, Enel South Africa
Lizeka Dlepu

Lizeka Dlepu is the Head of Sustainability and Community Relations for EGP RSA. She is also responsible for Sustainability in Zambia.

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Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sehat Kahani
Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram

Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sehat Kahani. Sehat Kahani is a social impact initiative of Community Innovation Hub based in Pakistan.

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Founder & CEO, Lucky Iron Fish (Cambodia/Canada)
Dr Gavin Armstrong

Dr. Gavin Armstrong is committed impact entrepreneur. He is currently serving as the Founder and President of Lucky Iron Fish™, a social enterprise attempting to alleviate iron deficiency around the world using a simple health innovation.

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CEO & Founder, Water Access (Rwanda)
Christelle Kwizera

Christelle Kwizera, 23, is a mechanical engineer and social entrepreneur from Rwanda. She founded and currently she heads Water Access Rwanda, a social enterprise that is providing simple, affordable and durable water solutions to Rwandans while employing young people to be the solution providers.

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Head of Corporate Responsibility, Safaricom (Kenya)
Sanda Ojiambo

Sanda Ojiambo is the Head of Corporate Responsibility at Safaricom, where she manages the Social Innovation, Sustainability, Environmental Management, Social Policy and the Corporate Social Investment portfolios.

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CEO: Vitality Group, Discovery Limited
Barry Swartzberg

One of Discovery Health’s founders, Barry currently serves as Group Executive Director responsible for International Strategy at the Group level, and Chief Executive Officer of Vitality Group, Discovery’s international ventures arm.

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Chief Impact Officer & Founder, Reel Gardening
Claire Reid

Claire founded Reel Gardening in 2009 with her partner Sean Blanckenberg.

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Director, Stir4Change
Gordon Cook

Gordon Cook is a co-founder and School Navigator for Vega School of Brand Leadership.

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Lecturer, School of Economic & Business Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand
Meenakshi Gujral

Meenakshi has been lecturing at the School of Economic & Business Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

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Director, Focal Point South Africa, Global Reporting Initiative
Douglas Kativu

As Director, Focal Point South Africa for the Global Reporting Initiative, Douglas is responsible for advancing the GRI’s mission in priority countries namely Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritius and South Africa.

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Service Design Lead, Fjord Design & Innovation, Accenture Interactive South Africa
Marcel Rossouw

Marcel has been active in the digital design and communication industry for over 18 years.

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Founding Member & Director at Mina Cup and Happy With a Purpose
Zaakira Mahomed

Business woman, entrepreneur and founding member of Happy with a Purpose and Mina menstrual cups.

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Chief Executive Officer, Yellowwood
David Blyth

David is a marketing and brand strategy practitioner. With a deep knowledge in research-based insight, data analytics and strategy development, across many different markets and industry sectors.

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Founder, 0TenTic8
Genevieve Leveille

Genevieve is Founder of 0TenTic8, a FinTech venture aiming to empower agricultural producers by democratizing their access to financial services and improving the transparency of the supply chain.

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Head UNEP Office, South Africa
Cecilia Kinuthia-Njenga

Cecilia is an Economist and Urban & Regional Planner with over twenty–five years of progressive work experience in urban environmental management, policy development, analysis and implementation.

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Chief Marketing Officer, Nando's Southern Africa
Doug Place

Doug is a seasoned Marketing professional who has been at the helm of some of South Africa’s most loved consumer brands.

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CEO Joburg Property Company
Helen Botes

Helen Botes has been at the helm of the Joburg Property Company since 2008. She has successfully repositioned the company by aggressively implementing the JPC Turnaround Strategy.

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EY Associate Director, Climate Change & Sustainability Services
Thomas van Viegen

International environmentalist - conservationist - adventurer. Since Thomas could remember he has always been enchanted and influenced by the natural world that surrounds him.

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Head of Brand Experience, Nando's
Deirdre King

Deirdre has an impressive marketing background ranging from international experience in IT marketing and advertising brands in Europe to being a successful entrepreneur here in South Africa.

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Founder & CEO, Liquorice - Digitaslbi
Miles Murphy

Miles is the Founder & CEO of Liquorice, one of Africa's leading digital marketing agencies and part of the DigitasLBi network.

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Founder & CEO, Women of Value SA
Dimakatso Malwela

Dimakatso is driven by her believe that all women can become change agents and WOVSA under her leadership has embarked on a journey of poverty eradication and job creation Africa.

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Partner at Genesis Analytics, Head of Shared Value Practice
Ryan Short

Ryan Short is Partner at Genesis Analytics, the largest economics-based consultancy in Africa, where he is Head of the Shared Value practice.

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Good Business Journey Analyst, Woolworths
Kirsten Sims

A specialist at Woolworths corporate head office and part of the core team coordinating and embedding the Good Business Journey Strategy across the Woolworths supply chain, corporate and store operations.

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Head, Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau
Nonnie Kubeka

Under the direction and leadership of Nonnie, the Gauteng Convention and Events Bureau is tasked with the marketing, promotion, fostering and development of business tourism and events in the province.

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Former Group Chief Executive Officer TBWA Group
Derek Bouwer

As former Group Chief Executive Officer Derek was charged with leadership, growth & development of TBWA’s business in Africa.

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CEO, Lempe Advisory Services
Nthabiseng Lempe

Nthabiseng has worked as a B-BBEE professional for over 6 years, first as a Verification Analyst specializing in assessing complex ownership structures and later as a B-BBEE consultant.

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Founder & CEO, Bjala Social Urban Enterprise
JJ de Castro Maia

JJ is an urbanist from Johannesburg. He founded Bjala (which means to plant) in 2012 to provide holistic urban solutions to the challenges presented by urbanism, specifically those found in South Africa.

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Managing Director, Mpowered Business Solutions
Gary Greyling

Gary Greyling is the Managing Director at Mpowered Business Solutions, one of the leading providers of technology-based B-BBEE solutions in South Africa.

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CEO, Business and Arts South Africa
Michelle Constant

Michelle is the CEO of Business and Arts South Africa, which aims to develop strategic partnerships between business and the arts sector in the SADC region. She is also a columnist and radio host.

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Regional Director, Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Sub Saharan Africa
Akiva Beebe

Akiva has been growing businesses, from Fortune 500s to tech startups, for over 20 years. As the regional director for Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Sub-Saharan Africa, Akiva works with public and private businesses in over 20 countries throughout Africa, a hyper-growth continent.

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Founder & Managing Director, ZoyaSpeaks
Zoya Mabuto

Zoya is the founder of ZoyaSpeaks, a platform for the sharing of African stories of hope and her ‘Africans solving African problems’ model. Her experience as a public speaker spans more than twenty years.

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CEO of Shift Social Development
Tiekie Barnard

Tiekie is an SMME Business Consultant, a Vega Guest lecturer, a CSI Awards judge, a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) stakeholder, a CSI and sustainability strategist; a Loeries judge and the founder and CEO of Shift Social Development.

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Senior Executive Manager: Communication & Marketing at the Gautrain Management Agency
Barbara Jensen

Barbara is the Senior Executive Manager: Communication & Marketing at the Gautrain Management Agency and has been involved in communication for the past thirty years, in a training, research and a practical capacity.

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Winner, One Day Leader (Season 5)
Sydney Madibo

At just 23, Sydney was named the winner of the SABC1 reality show One Day Leader FOR 2017. The show identifies young leaders, and encourages the pursuit of innovative ways to address societal issues.

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Broadcaster & Founder and Director at Mind Fresh Advisory Services
Thuli Magubane

Thuli Magubane is a professional with a broad skills set. She has experience in management consulting, corporate finance and investment banking. Thuli is a graduate of UCT having majored in Political Science in 1999.

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Economist, Policy Analyst & Broadcaster
Ayabonga Cawe

Ayabonga is a development economist, columnist, radio presenter, photographer and activist. He is Managing Director of Xesibe Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a platform involved in advisory, facilitation and content development across a wide range of fields.

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Co-Founder, Shift Social Development
Julia Makhubela

Julia has been working in the technology arena since 2008. She began her career at a Wireless Application Service Provider (WASP) start-up that specialised in mobile technology.

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Digital Strategy Director, Liquorice
Mandy Degener

Mandy has more than 18 years’ experience across digital marketing and brand roles in Africa, with 7 years specifically focused on mobile with different Telco’s.

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