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A note of appreciation and thanks: the Africa Shared Value Leadership Virtual Summit

On May 24 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya – in front of about attendees from the business community of 18 countries – we announced that we ...
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Economic recovery will need authentic leadership

It has been almost five months since the first COVID-19 case was reported in Wuhan, China. As we all now ...
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How African businesses are taking the lead in responding to Covid19

Insurance is, by necessity, a bureaucratic endeavour. The careful weighing up of claims and exclusions following a rigorous sign-up process. ...
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From the CEO’s Desk

At this unprecedented time when everyone is asking what we can do for others, we should ask what companies can ...
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From the CEO’s Desk: March 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic feels unprecedented. But we have faced global pandemics before and we will face similar, and worse, crises ...
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FROM THE CEO’S DESK: FEBRUARY 2020

The latest World Economic Forum Global Risks Report singles out health systems as a significant area of risk for 2020. As ...
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Shared Value For Health In Rwanda: Abbott

By investing in health systems and universal health insurance[1], Rwanda has improved its citizens’ life expectancy and expanded access to ...
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Why Purpose-led Employees are Great Assets for Thriving Businesses

A few years ago, any conversation around employee attraction and retention was mainly around pay and benefits or job security, ...
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FREE TRADE AND SHARED VALUE – A MATCH MADE FOR AFRICA?

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is big news. It was the central leitmotif to November’s Africa Investment ...
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FROM THE CEO’S DESK: November 2019

One of our goals as the Shared Value Africa Initiative is to break down barriers between Africa’s 54 nations and ...
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