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November 2018

Thought Leadership Series – The 4th Industrial Revolution and The Future of Work in South Africa

Wednesday, 28 November 2018
14:00
to 16:30
FutureSpace, Sandton

The National Business Initiative (NBI) and Adcorp, are hosting the fourth in a series of thought leadership dialogues that have begun to explore the 4th Industrial Revolution from the perspective of what it might mean for our economy and how we can engage with it to create new opportunities and jobs that support the vision of the National Development Plan (NDP) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The final dialogue for 2018 will focus on the role and impact of…

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Sharing the Transformation Vision of a Just and Equal South Africa – Cape Town

Friday, 16 November 2018
10:30
to 12:30
The Radisson Blu V&A Waterfront

Over the past six months, the NBI has worked collectively with our member companies to critically reflect on transformation in South Africa. The programme aims to meaningfully contribute to the corporate sector’s transformation journey - in a way that goes beyond compliance. Instead, it is about contributing in a deep and meaningful way to eradicate discrimination, inequity and inequality and in so doing building social cohesion, common purpose and harmonious relationships in the workplace as well as between business and…

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Thought Leadership Series: Global Insights for Strengthened Water and Climate Action – Cape Town

Thursday, 8 November 2018
13:00
to 15:00
Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel

World Water Week, Climate Week New York and the Global Climate Action Summit represent three of the major global dialogues on sustainability held in 2018. Join us as we discuss the key issues raised at each conference and their relevance for company practice and the strengthening of local action. Against this global backdrop, updates and insights will be shared from our local collective action partnerships between industry, government and civil society, including the uMhlathuze Water Stewardship Partnership and the Western…

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The Future of Work and the 4th Industrial Revolution – Johannesburg

Wednesday, 7 November 2018
14:00
to 16:30
FutureSpace, Sandton

The National Business Initiative (NBI) and Adcorp, are delighted to invite you to the third and fourth of a series of thought leadership dialogues that have begun to explore the 4th Industrial Revolution from the perspective of what it might mean for our economy and how we can engage with it to create new opportunities and jobs that support the vision of the National Development Plan (NDP) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Please click here if you are an NBI member…

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Thought Leadership Series: Global Insights for Strengthened Water and Climate Action – Johannesburg

Monday, 5 November 2018
13:00
to 15:00
FutureSpace, Sandton

World Water Week, Climate Week New York and the Global Climate Action Summit represent three of the major global dialogues on sustainability held in 2018. Join us as we discuss the key issues raised at each conference and their relevance for company practice and the strengthening of local action. Against this global backdrop, updates and insights will be shared from our local collective action partnerships between industry, government and civil society, including the uMhlathuze Water Stewardship Partnership and the Western…

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October 2018

Thought Leadership Series: Global Insights for Strengthened Water and Climate Action – Durban

Tuesday, 30 October 2018
13:00
to 16:00
Garden Court Hotel Umhlanga

World Water Week, Climate Week New York and the Global Climate Action Summit represent three of the major global dialogues on sustainability held in 2018. Join us as we discuss the key issues raised at each conference and their relevance for company practice and the strengthening of local action. Against this global backdrop, updates and insights will be shared from our local collective action partnerships between industry, government and civil society, including the uMhlathuze Water Stewardship Partnership and the Western…

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Sharing the Transformation Vision of a Just and Equal South Africa

Friday, 26 October 2018
13:00
to 15:00
The Winston Hotel, Rosebank

Over the past six months, the NBI has worked collectively with our member companies to critically reflect on transformation in South Africa. The programme aims to meaningfully contribute to the corporate sector’s transformation journey - in a way that goes beyond compliance. Instead, it is about contributing in a deep and meaningful way to eradicate discrimination, inequity and inequality and in so doing building social cohesion, common purpose and harmonious relationships in the workplace as well as between business and…

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Consultation on the Second Biennial Report on Climate Change Research and Development

Tuesday, 16 October 2018
13:00
to 15:00
FutureSpace, Sandton

The National Government Performance Management Framework requires the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) are jointly conducting an assessment of climate change research and development in South Africa every two years, for reporting to Cabinet. The second assessment is currently underway. Join us in understanding and influencing the national research and development agenda on climate change. The purpose of the assessment is to help ensure that South Africa has the necessary knowledge, skills,…

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Agile Response to Disruptive Forces

Tuesday, 16 October 2018
09:30
to 11:30
FutureSpace, Sandton

The South African Energy Association (SANEA) and the National Business Initiative (NBI) are hosting a joint workshop to do a deep dive on the pivot risk on agile responses to disruptive forces. This risk has been defined as “Agile response to rapidly changing technological, market, social and environmental drivers and trends leading to modified business models and markets”. The workshop will be attended by Energy Experts Group set up by SANEA to provide input into the 2019 report. If you…

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