The NBF in partnership with the Southern Africa Trust hosted an ‘Inclusive Business Breakfast’ focused on assessment and guidance tools for large companies on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 at the Park Inn Hotel in Sandton, South Africa.
Sherry-Lee Singh, of Massmart gave practical examples of inclusive business in South Africa with her presentation on Massmart’s inclusive business models plus case studies. Lynette Chen, CEO of the NBF shared the successes of the NBF’s initiatives to develop rural farmers by integrating them in to commercial value chains.
The was designed to also market the Southern Africa Trust’s Business for Development (B4D) Pathfinder online self-assessment and guidance tools designed to support companies in implementing inclusive business. The tools assist with identifying the successes and gaps, and provide recommendations on how to implement or expand a company's inclusive business activities.