June 2-4, 2010
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The Nairobi Green Week, a first for Kenya’s capital city and east Africa’s trade and business hub, will be a series of activities and events run during the week of the Green Business Africa Summit & Expo 2010.
In his New Year’s message on the stroke of midnight on 1 January, president Mwai Kibaki boldly declared 2010 to be Green Year for Kenya. “Let us make 2010 the green year for Kenya”, he said, signalling reinvigorated efforts toward making the east African country “a green economy”.
The Nairobi Green Week will be a joint effort and a strategic partnership between several institutions and partners. The climax of the Week will be the World Environment Day festivities in Nairobi on June 5, 2010 immediately after GBASE2010.
UNEP Green Economy Coalition and 2 Nobel laureates will share insights with participants at the Green Business Africa Summit & Expo 2010 during Nairobi Green Week between June 2 and 4 to chart a green economy path for Africa! Join them.
"Dear Colleague and Partner,
With rapidly increasing demands for sustainability in the business environment in a world limited by finite resources, green business and issues around climate change are emerging as crucial for Africa. Accordingly, Nairobi, Kenya?s capital city, will be hosting two Nobel laureates during the Nairobi Green Week between June 2 and 5 under the theme is "Sustainable Business as Vehicle for Africa''s Economic Growth and Social Uplift". The Green Business Africa Summit & Expo 2010 (GBASE2010) will be the main event under the Nairobi Green Week.
What's more, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will usher in a new era of the Global Green Economy in Africa during the largest and most unique such gathering in Africa! Nairobi Green Week promises to be the largest event that connects Africa to Global Green Economy!
The Nairobi Green Week is a joint effort and a strategic partnership between several institutions and organisations including SolarGren Media, UNEP-Green Economy Initiative (UNEP-GEI), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Partners for Euro-African Green Energy (PANGEA), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM). The climax of the Week will be the World Environment Day festivities in Nairobi on June 5, 2010 immediately after GBASE2010 during which Kenya Association of Manufacturers will lead its membership in a massive tree planting exercise along the boarder of Nairobi National Park to prevent urban encroachment under the Nairobi Greenline Project.
GBASE2010 will be split into three days of specialist sessions under four different streams covering all aspects of sustainable business ? Business Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility and Social Investment; Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies; Green Economy and Sustainable Development and Sustainable Urbanization, Green Building and Architecture. It will feature a showcase of sustainable business, innovation and green products and services at the Expo that will be accessible to the public.
Full registration will give you an exclusive pass to summit sessions designed with your specialisation in mind and best suited for your interest.
The easiest way to register and/or book your space at GBASE2010 / Nairobi Green Week is to visit our website at www.greenbusinessafricaexpo.com
We look forward to seeing you at GBASE2010 / Nairobi Green Week!
GRI will also run a special session on how new Chinese trade and investment in Africa can best contribute to spurring a Green Economy. One Day only, Summit only, Workshop only and Student Passes are also available.
- Climate change adaptation and mitigation: what is Africa?s role?
- How can the African business community best support the creation of sustainable economic opportunities that benefit local people?
- Developing all-inclusive business-fronted sustainable development projects
- Progress on delivering the promise of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as sustainability model.
- Realizing the benefits of a green revolution for Africa through the delivery of sustainable economic models
- Mapping the future need for sustainability: Identifying choke points in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Africa.
- Facilitating thought and action for strengthening environmental policymaking in Africa
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