Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value Global Forum 2016 opens

Governments, civil society organisations and businesses from Africa and beyond are coming together today to discuss a range of topics affecting the continent at the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Global Forum 2016.

The one-day conference in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire focuses on this year’s theme of ‘Investing in Sustainable Development in Africa’.

During today’s agenda, experts from all over the world, such as Mr Kofi Annan of the Kofi Annan Foundation and Professor Michael Porter of Harvard Business School, will discuss topics which are challenging our society. It is an opportunity to listen to, and exchange ideas with, leading specialists in the field of nutrition, rural development and sustainable development.

The Forum will be opened by Nestlé Chairman, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, and includes the announcement of the winner of the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize 2016, which will be presented by Nestlé CEO, Paul Bulcke.

The CSV Forum takes place from 9.00am-6.00pm (GMT) and includes discussion panels on:

• Building Stronger Economies and Communities in Africa
• Sharing the African Perspective on Health and Nutrition Security
• Increasing the Resilience of Farmers
• Defining Innovative Approaches to Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth

Join the conversation on Twitter @nestleCWAR and @nestleCWAR_FR using the hashtag #CSVForum
Direct links to the webcast are available in English | French. Highlights will be available on-demand after the Forum.
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