Annual Zimbabwe Responsible Business Summit 2021 pencilled for September

by Editorial Team
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The preparations for the CSR Network Zimbabwe’s 5th Annual Zimbabwe Responsible Business Summit are at an advanced stage. The network announced last week that the meeting, which is set to run under the theme, “Responsible corporate in times adversity and economic transformation,” was pencilled for 29 September to 1 October in Victoria Falls.

“The Responsible Business Summit will convene delegates from industry, government, academia among others to discuss issues pertaining to corporate social responsibility, sustainability and responsible investment in Zimbabwe. This national summit is a platform to share strategies and solutions that tackle sustainability issues and demand business leaders to show that they are leading the change to a sustainable and resilient future,” the network said.

Some of the people who are expected to present during the conference include the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Prof Paul Mavima, Schweppes Zimbabwe Managing Director, Charles Msipa, the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube, town planner, Percy Toriro, Zimbabwe Development Agency (ZIDA) Chief Executive Officer, Douglas Munatsi and the United Nations Resident Co-ordinator in Zimbabwe, Maria do Valle Ribeiro.

Another highlight of the annual meeting is that it will enable delegates to explore the tourist attractions of the city of Victoria Falls such as the mighty falls among others.

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“The Conference will also accord delegates some leisure time to all delegates to have a tour of tourism attractions of Victoria Falls and to also do other activities like golf,” said the network.

The event which is expected to bring together board members, CEOs, CSR directors, sustainability directors, economists, finance directors, government, environmental officers/directors, CSR officers, marketing managers, public relations managers and human resources managers, is set to be held under strict COVID-19 safety protocols.

“Only fully vaccinated delegates will be allowed to attend this summit as well as those with valid (negative) PCR (tests) certificates, taken within 48 hours of the conference start date. Delegates will also be subject to COVID-19 testing during the course of the conference,” said the network.

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