The Future of Sustainability Summit

June 30- July 1  | Virtual Event

Be Part of a Conversation that will Shape the Future of Business.

About FOS

The Future of Sustainability Summit promotes sustainable and transparent business practices, aiming to provoke responsible corporate citizenship and sustainable development – from individual to institutional level.

This event will aid in achieving your investment goals, whilst simultaneously supporting ethical and environmentally-conscious approaches to do better business!

This event provides a platform for thought leaders, businesses, entrepreneurs, organisations and industry experts with a common mission to convene, connect and take actionable steps towards implementing green, sustainable and ethically-sound strategies to mobilise Africa towards a zero-carbon emission, waste-free, fully sustainable, smart continent.

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Outcome of event

Adopt ethical business practices

Equip delegates with the know-how on investing in ESG-backed funds

Insight into greener investment and asset management schemes

ENVIRONMENTAL
  • Climate change and its risks to Africa
  • Importance of reducing toxic waste and releases
  • Regulations indicating the levels of environmental liability concerning services and products
  • Pressure to improve performance, transparency
  • Emerging market for environmentally friendly products and services
GOVERNANCE
  • Board Structure and accountability
  • Accounting and reporting practices
  • Best Practice
  • Adherence to legislation
  • Anti-corruption
  • Risk Management
  • Social governance
SOCIAL
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Community relations / CSI
  • Human rights issues at companyand supplier/contractor
  • Government and community relations in developing countries
  • Diversity in the workplace

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Honourable Angela Thokoza Didiza

Minister of Agriculture Land Reform and Rural Development

Portia Bangerezako

Head of Sustainability

Old Mutual

Iain Williamson

 Chief Executive Office

Old Mutual

Dean Alborough

Head of ESG

Old Mutual Alternative Investments

Khaya Gobodo

Managing Director 

Old Mutual Investment Group

Garth Napier

Managing Director

Old Mutual Insure

Sanjeev Raghubir

Sustainability Manager

Shoprite Holdings

Margo Fargo

Environmentalists and Entrepreneur

Founder of Far_Go Straws

Morné du Plessis

CEO

WWF

Kuda Mukova

Executive Partner: Solutions & Insights

IQ Business

Nigel Beck

Head: Sustainable Finance & ESG

Rand Merchant Bank

Dr Lorren Haywood

Senior Researcher

CSIR

Chido Mpemba

Special Envoy on Youth to AU chairperson

African Union

Shameela Soobramoney

Chief Sustainability Officer

JSE

Sabine Dall'Omo

CEO

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa

Jaisheila Rajput

CEO

Tomorrow Matters Now

Reabetswe Ngwane

Managing Director

Kreamfields

Kavita Pema

Group Executive: Sustainability & Transformation

Winfield

Jorja Wilkins

Divisional Executive: Marketing & Marketing Services

Primedia Outdoor

Colin Coleman

CEO

Sub Saharan Africa, Goldman Sachs

Bongolwethu Sonti

Program Manager

Plug and Play

Saint-Francis Tohlang

Director for Corporate Affairs

Nestle

Shani Naidoo

CEO

Nemesis Accounting

Chule Qalase

Senior Manager for Sustainability and CSR

Isuzu Motors

Dr Ntsapokazi Deppa

Manager Laboratory Services

Umgeni water

Leila Ebrahimi

P&O Reward Co-lead

PwC

Lullu Krugel

Parter, Strategy & Chief Economist

PwC South Africa

Monhla Hlahla

Business Women, Executive Coach and Director of Companies

Solitron Holdings

Ms Deborah Mochotlhi

Deputy Director-General

Water Resource Management

Reshmili Lutchman

Group Executive for Corporate Service

Water Research Commission

Shirley Zinn

Non-Executive Director

Sanlam

Adam Kendall

Chief of Sustainability

McKinsey & Company

Heidi Barends

Head: Sustainable Finance

ABSA

Matthew Cullinan

Executive: Infrastructure Development

Atlantis (Greentech) Special Economic Zone

Dr. Stanley Semelane

Head of Stakeholder Relations: ESG & Sustainability

Sasol

Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa

Head of the Investment and Infrastructure

The President of the Republic of South Africa

Sibusiso Mazomba

Youth Advocate on Sustainability

Olajobi Makinwa

Chief, Intergovernmental Relations & Africa

UN Global Compact

Sue Allchurch

Chief, Outreach & Engagement

UN Global Compact

David Renwick

Head of Investment Banking

Absa

Shirley Moroka-Mosia

General Manager: HSEQ
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Speakers

Sponsors

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Key Topics

  • What will sustainability look like in 10 years?
  • A Comprehensive EU Strategy to benefit Africa – Maintaining sustainable investments with Africa on top of the EU’s agenda
  • Digital & AI technologies driving Africa’s greener economy
  • Decoupling economic growth from resource generation 
  • Sustainable investing 101 – From regular returns to social impact; how to pick the right ESG fund for you 
  • Powering agriculture: Unlocking Africa’s next green revolution
  • Smart City Solutions – Harnessing The Power Of IoT
  • Achieving your Net Zero & ESG Strategy
  • Going Green: Transitioning to Sustainable Construction
  • Sustainable water resource management – solutions & strategies 
  • State-owned enterprises, sustainable finance and resilience
  • A Pathway to a Second Life for Plastics
  • Limitations and Potential: Scaling Carbon Capture Technology
  • Mapping The Sustainable Future Of Manufacturing 
  • The Future of Sustainability in Retail is NOW!

Future of Sustainability Publication

NEWS

Sustainable businesses attract investors

Sustainable businesses attract investors

More and more, our ability to understand environmental and social impacts on assets and the growing importance of these factors to all stakeholders, allows investors to better price this risk and place an appropriate premium on it.

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The case for ESG

The case for ESG

While consumers concerned about their impact on the planet are more likely to support companies with sustainable goals, investors are increasingly demanding that the companies they back meet environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards too.

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