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Building Our Local Economy

This interactive webinar for key stakeholders focuses on maximising the role of SMEs in growing thriving local economies.
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Driving Africa's Circular Economy

Can we combat poverty while advancing sustainability? How can the UN sustainable development goals benefit Africa’s small businesses? Is sustainability a first world luxury? For the past decade, Fetola has explored answers to these questions through their sustainability accelerators (through partnerships with JP Morgan, the Embassy of Finland, Nedbank, WWF and others) whilst building small businesses that are both profitable and more circular.

Join us for an empowering dialogue on Africa’s shift towards sustainability and the circular economy, we’ll explore pathways to a greener, more prosperous African future. Learn from industry leaders, gain insights, and discover how you can be part of this transformative journey. Register for our next event

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Building Our Local Economy

Hosted by Catherine Wijnberg, CEO of Fetola

Localisation plays an important role in supporting economic growth and inclusion. However, getting this right in practice, consistently and with lasting results and real impact is a challenge. This interactive webinar for key stakeholders focuses on maximising the role of SMEs in growing thriving local economies.

Catherine Wijnberg will share some of the principles and methods that Fetola uses to deliver impact in the small business sector and address shared challenges that ESD and development practitioners face.

In this sector-leading discussion, we welcomed input from breakaway sessions and stakeholders committed to the success of small business to help guide our thinking on ways to further improve these solutions.

About our Host

Catherine Wijnberg is the small business growth guru, and a powerful advocate for change, for entrepreneurs, for South Africa and for the planet. As CEO and Founder of Fetola she is continually seeking new and greener ways to solve unemployment, inequality & poverty. Fetola does this by helping entrepreneurs start and grow successful businesses, making the world a better place by building businesses that last.

In the interactive webinar you will gain

  • RUnique insights from the field including trends and performance data
  • RIdentify solutions for key challenges
  • RCo-create solutions for lasting economic and social impact

Top 3 reasons for sector leaders to attend:

  • RA decade of learnings to inform your sustainability objectives
  • RPractical insights from sustainability entrepreneurs
  • RInterface with fellow changemakers

Top 3 reasons for the entrepreneur to attend:

  • RGain insights on how sustainability can be the path to more profit.
  • RUnderstand what works and what doesn’t in building a green business.
  • RConnect with like-minded peers.

Top 3 reasons for sector leaders to attend:

  • RA decade of learnings to inform your sustainability objectives
  • RPractical insights from sustainability entrepreneurs
  • RInterface with fellow changemakers

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