Business leaders summit to launch B-Team East Africa on February 23

In an effort to drive the Global Goals agenda, Safaricom in partnership with the Business and Sustainable Development Commission and the B-Team, will tomorrow unveil the members of the B-Team East Africa during a conference targeting CEOs, business leaders and members of relevant business networks in Africa.

Details of the event:

What:  Launch of B-Team, East Africa

Date:   Thursday, February 23, 2017

Venue:  Radisson Blu Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi

Time:  11:00AM

In attendance: Bob Collymore, CEO, Safaricom;

                                Keith Tuffley, CEO, The B Team


Sustainable development at the heart of your corporate value creation strategy. Why do the SDGs matter for business? What are the business opportunities opened up by the global goals?

 Remarks by

·         Vineet Rai – BSDC Commissioner,  Also Founder of Aavishkaar and the Intellecap Group

·         Bob Collymore,  BSDC Commissioner, B Team Leader and CEO, Safaricom

·         Lord Mark Malloch Brown, Chairman of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission. He is also a former UK Minister and UN Deputy Secretary General as well as a renowned development and business specialist


11:30 – 12:30:  Africa Launch of the BSDC Report: Better Business, Better World

12:30 – 13:15:   Launch Announcement of the B Team East Africa


Creating a leadership platform to drive a better way of doing business, for the wellbeing of people and planet

·        Bob Collymore, BSDC Commissioner, B Team Leader and CEO, Safaricom

·         Keith Tuffley, CEO, The B Team

·         Moderator: Nik Gowing

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