In the webinar AfCFTA and its Impact Beyond Borders co-hosted by Shared Value Africa Initiative and Consumer Goods Council of South Africa, 13 August 2020, Shared Value Africa Initiative united leading voices from the business and civil society communities under the principals of shared value to not only to invest and grow from freer trade but also to ensure that their growth is enhancing the African communities in which they operate. Read a review of the discussion, which included
- John Bee, Regional Head, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Sub-Saharan Africa, Nestle; AfCFTA Expert and Shared Value Advocate, Côte D’Ivoire
- Dr Eve Gadzikwa, DG & Secretary, ARSO Zimbabwe/ Former President of AU Standards Body, African Organisation for Standardisation, Zimbabwe
- Peter Varndell, CEO, NEPAD Business Foundation, SA
- George Wood, Customer Operations & Customs, Customer Support Manager, DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, SA
Vuyo Lutseke, Head of Stakeholder Relationships and Membership SVAI; Tiekie Barnard, Founder and CEO, SVAI and Zinhle Tyikwe, HR & Communications Consumer Good Council SA were contributors.