Virtual IFC Sustainability Exchange
Leaders from Africa reflect on how to collaborate and pave a new infrastructure landscape that supports women and responds to social inequalities.
Racial Justice & Women's Empowerment | Graça Machel
Sustainable Mining in Guinea | Minister Abdoulaye Magassouba
Digital Inclusion | Dr. David Moinina Sengeh & Michala Mackay
Supporting Female Entrepreneurs | Naadiya Moosaje & Hema Vallabh
Women & Resilience
Business executives highlight the importance of sustainable business operations that bring value to society.
Mining & Value Creation | Mark Cutifani
Opening Remarks | Philippe Le Houérou
Leadership Through Collaboration
Collaborating with the Enemy | Adam Kahane
Storytellers and data collectors speak on the value of data to inform stories and business innovations.
Journalism to Connect Communities | Antonio Zappulla & Mercy Adhiambo
Journalism for Sustainable Development | Yvonne McPherson
Digital Innovations & Engagement | Roza Vasileva& Steve Hellen
Indigenous representatives talk about how COVID-19 and natural resource projects pose challenges to their communities.
Digital influencers reflect on the importance of utilizing technology and social media to connect with audiences, especially during COVID-19.
Digital Influencers | Sustainability Exchange
Youth Innovators | Sustainability Exchange
Government representatives and designers discuss why cities are essential for development and how urbanization and population growth reinforce the need for urban infrastructure and services.
Cities: Frontlines of Change
NGO’s and private sector leaders discuss the importance of safe water for communities, especially during COVID-19.
Safe Water During Covid-19 | Matt Damon & Gary White
Speakers form the power industry talk about how innovations and transitions in renewable energy can be catalyzed in emerging markets and highlight examples of IFC’s work.
The Concept of Innovability | Ernesto Ciorra
Energy Transitions | Sustainability Exchange
Tackling Climate Challenges | Ville Skinnari
Telecoms, media and technology business executives on the need to expand digital connectivity across Africa and challenges and opportunities brought about by COVID-19.
Digital Inclusion | Mugo Kibati & Laila Machariai
E-logistics in Africa | Obi Ozor
Connecting Online During COVID-19 | Nabou Fall & Azize Fall