Inyathelo Executive Director Jessica Rees-Jones will be among over 50 expert contributors meeting in Johannesburg for the tenth annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference, taking place on 16 and 17 May.
The conference, attracting several hundred delegates, will focus on three key areas: enterprise development, information and communications technology, and social licence to operate.
Jessica will be a panellist for the social licence session on managing and meeting community expectations, presented in partnership with Nedbank. She will join Dali Duma, the Head of Sustainability at Northam Platinum and Sibongesi Malakoane, executive manager of WDB Trust’s Zenzele Development Programme. Trialogue MD Nick Rockey will facilitate.
The keynote opening address is by Mrs Graça Machel on the role of women in helping to realise a sustainable and prosperous future for the African continent. Other highlights include an overview of international trends and best practice in corporate philanthropy by Mark Tulay, Director of Strategic Investor Initiative at the CEO Force for Good (CECP) in New York; and a presentation tracking a decade of trends and forecasting the future of CSI in South Africa, by Trialogue director Cathy Duff.
Trialogue is one of only a few consultancies in South Africa that focus exclusively on corporate responsibility issues.
To find out more: http://trialogue.co.za/business-in-society-conference-2017/.