Southern African Alternative Energy Association is proud to be associated with The Green Business Africa Summit & Expo (GBASE2010). A South African delegation to the conference and expo is being organised to present a united front with savings on exhibition costs, transport accommodation and logistics.
The Green Business Africa Summit & Expo is Africa’s flagship event that brings to the mainstream issues around sustainability in the business environment as well as green corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Stakeholders, policy makers and executives from across sustainable business and green CSR in Africa and beyond are preparing to come together and shape the future of sustainable business on the continent. Join them at the inaugural Green Business Africa Summit & Expo in Nairobi, Kenya and meet the people with the funding and expertise to transform sustainable business in Africa and beyond.
The Summit has a rich program and the wide expertise, experience and variety of speakers, presenters and panelists ensures the GBASE 2010 will be an interesting, enriching and stimulating green business and sustainability event.
The Summit will provide business leaders at all levels with insight on developing and enhancing profitable and sustainable business enterprises and practices. Successful peers and experts in the field will speak on the many current and future green and sustainable opportunities for businesses in Africa while improving their bottom line.
DATES: JUNE 2 TO JUNE 4, 2010
The event is timed and programmed perfectly to allow attendees adequate periods of peer learning and integration.
VENUE: KENYA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER, NAIROBI
KICC is located within proximity of best rated tourism class hotels within the Nairobi Central Business District, and within proximity of important offices and landmarks.
SHARE AFRICAN BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES:
Through expert speakers and thought leaders, attendees will be exposed to best practice case studies, tools and strategies that will help them address corporate social responsibility challenges and make their businesses a leader in their fields.
NETWORK WITH HIGH PROFILE DELEGATES AND SPEAKERS:
This three-day event (including an optional eco-safari) will provide a rare opportunity to tap into the knowledge of global and African experts and practitioners in the field of social, environmental and corporate governance issues.
EXPLORE CUTTING-EDGE CSR ISSUES:Event attendees will explore the top issues that are shaping the sustainable business and green CSR agenda in Africa, and get equipped to push the boundaries of social and environmental responsibility.
EXPECTED RESULTS AND ACTION:
Attendees will learn how to build their sustainability toolkit and launch or enhance green initiatives in their organizations to spur Africa’s sustainability.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: CEOs, Board Members, Corporate Executives, Sustainability Coordinators, Business Owners / Entrepreneurs, Government Officials, City Planners, Sustainability Officers, Marketing and Branding Managers, Community Development Officers, Students and Faculty.
GREEN POLICY: The Green Business Africa Summit & Expo 2010 is a green event. Running this event is a carbon generating activity. To reduce our carbon footprint, we will offset the GHG generated by convening this event. Attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to purchase their own personal carbon offsets while attending this event.
SUMMIT THEMATIC AREAS:
Climate Change Mitigation/ Adaptation
CDMs and other Financial Mechanisms
Green Computing/ Mobile Technologies
Environmental Sustainability & Compliance
Eco-labelling and Sustainable Production
Sustainable Water and Sanitation
Sustainable Urbanization and Ecocities
Green Manufacturing and Energy Efficiency
Waste Treatment and Management
Green Building and Sustainable Habitats
Green Revolution and Sustainable Agriculture
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
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