Investing in Africa: the imperative to invest sustainably

Monday, April 14, 2014

What is sustainable investment and why is it critical to commercial success in Africa?

There is no one way to do business in Africa. But through exploring both theopportunities and the challenges experienced by companies operating successfully in Africa, a number of key lessons can be unearthed.

On 9 April, Invest in Africa held a cross-sector roundtable discussion in London attended by representatives from companies already working in Africa as well as those looking to invest into the continent for the first time. The idea of this event was to allow business leaders to learn from each others’ experience how to be successful in sub-Saharan Africa.

Source: How We Made It In Africa (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Entrepreneurship, Environment, Impact Assessment
Tags
impact investing, poverty alleviation, social impact, sustainability