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African insights 1 November 2021

Igniting Impact

A six-part podcast series in partnership with Africa.com where we address some of Africa's most urgent challenges around ESG.

Episode 1

Africa must be at the heart of COP26

Simon Freemantle, Senior Political Economist, Standard Bank Research, and Penny Byrne, Climate Research Analyst at Standard Bank.

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Episode 2

Impact Investing

Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes is the Founder and Managing Partner of Aruwa Capital Management, one of the few women-owned and led growth private equity funds closing the gender gaps in Africa.

Hema Vallabh is an engineer, turned entrepreneur, turned investor. Hema is a founding partner at Five35 Ventures, a pan-African VC fund investing in women in tech. She is also Co-Founder at WomHub and WomEng.

 

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Episode 3

Blockchain as a monitor of human rights

Ian Putter, Head Blockchain COE Standard Bank, Innovation as a Service

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Episode 4

Friends Or Foes ESG & The Mining Sector

Tim Clark, Head of Mining Research at SBG Security

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Episode 5

Unpacking The Mercer Report

Kenny Fihla, Chief Executive: Corporate and Investment Banking at Standard Bank Group 

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Episode 6

ESG & Agriculture

Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa

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