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5th Edition of the SANKALP Africa Summit in Nairobi March 1-2 2018

Over 1,000 delegates expected to convene in Nairobi for the 2-Day summit aimed at forging alliances for a sustainable and all-inclusive Africa 2030

Nairobi, Kenya, February 1, 2018 - One of Africa’s foremost impact investing forums, the SANKALP Africa Summit, promises to positively engage over 1,000 different stakeholders from across the impact investing ecosystem, to deliberate on strategies for building partnerships and collaborations to drive the sustainability and inclusion agenda in Africa during its 5th Edition which will be hosted in Nairobi this coming March.

This year’s summit, scheduled to take place on March 1st and 2nd, is themed ‘OPEN ALLIANCES FOR A SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE AFRICA 2030’ and will be revolve around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and how various partners can work together to achieve these goals. The SANKALP Africa Summit aims to bring together carefully curated entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, corporates, academics, policy makers, and other thought-leaders from around the globe to discuss these and other complex questions under the framework of Goal 17 of the SDGs.

These exciting discussions, which have been structured in various formats like masterclasses and panel sessions, will address key topics areas like financing towards attaining the goals, building sustainable impact-based enterprises, forging collaborative partnerships, and imagining the future beyond the goals themselves.

Another key part of the summit is the SANKALP Africa Awards which aims to recognize and reward high impact enterprises in the Africa region. Five finalists from key impact sectors across the region will get the opportunity to pitch their enterprises to a jury panel comprising of eminent business leaders.

Join us as we celebrate and champion innovation, entrepreneurship, and impact investing for sustainable and inclusive Africa.

DFID India, GIZ and Sankalp Forum Collaborate to Support Social Enterprises, Impact Investments in India’s Low-Income States

Oct. 16, 2012 (ended)
Intellecap, DFID India, and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH recently announced their collaboration to launch the Sankalp Forum-Samridhi Social Enterprise Recognition to bring forth sustainable and scalable businesses in eight low-income states (Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal). The initiative would focus on creating an enabling and inclusive ecosystem for early-stage enterprises that are impacting the poor in the selected states. The regional forum would further catalyze a host of services and investments in the under-served region by bringing together several partners and regional stakeholders.
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