These podcasts are all the talks that were presented at Nation Builder's 6th annual In Good Company conference, entitled "Be the ReGeneration" and looked at "building back better" in terms of our personal wellbeing, our social wellbeing and our economic wellbeing - all for the good of South Africa.
The Power of an "Each-One-Reach-One": A Plan for SA’s Youth
We need to harness the power of South Africa’s youth to enable them to see their immense value as positive role models and builders of the future in their communities. This is the key to helping young people to lead the way in building back better.
Desiré Peters is the Chief Programme Operations Officer for gold Youth Development Agency. She is a dedicated social activist who founded and continues to lead the social justice movement Collaborating for Change. As Chief Programme Operations Officer for the gold Youth Development Agency she heads up their Africa programme, focusing on bringing about systemic change in youth education in Africa.
Collaboration for Maximum Impact
The Impact Catalyst is an initiative founded by Anglo American, the CSIR, Exxaro, World Vision South Africa and Zutari to create mechanisms that drive large-scale, socio-economic development initiatives through public-private partnerships.
Representatives of Anglo American, the CSIR and Exxaro share their experiences and learnings. Charl Harding is the Impact Catalyst Manager at the CSIR. He's joined on the panel by Mzila Mthenjane, the Executive Head of Stakeholder Affairs at Exxaro and Dr Matthew Chadwick, theHead of Socio-Economic Development and Partnerships at Anglo American, based in London.
The Social Case for a Green Recovery: Essential Building Blocks for a Sustainable Future
A panel from GreenCape explains how, as the, country maps its transition from a state of ‘lockdown’ to one of economic recovery, investment in green economy infrastructure is widely being seen as a key element of recovery post-COVID-19. Investment into the green economy not only stimulates business activity but also creates jobs and helps solve problems around energy, water and waste. This is all possible while still addressing the bottom line.
With Cilnette Pienaar, Reshmi Wolvers, Wilberforce Chege and Jack Radmore.
The Opportunity Mix: Entrepreneurs are Essential to Build a Thriving South Africa
Brandon Paschal (LaunchLab), Shawn Theunissen (Property Point) and Remmone Modisakeng (Teambix) discuss how entrepreneurs find innovative and sustainable ways to solve problems they see in society, and to grow the local economy. They explain the ways that entrepreneurs contribute to a thriving economy post-COVID-19.
Economic Justice: Reconstructing our Economic Foundation — Patrick Kuwana
The healing of our land stems from the healing of the economy, according to Patrick Kuwana, CEO of the Crossover Transformation Group. He discusses economic justice and unlocking the economic potential of Africa, as well as and building sustainable prosperity for future generations.
Constructing a Culture of Trust: Towards a Strong Foundation — Eddie Eng
Eddie Eng, Principal Consultant, Facilitator and Executive Coach at Rohei in Singapore, will explore how we can create a culture of trust in our organisations, so that we can build flourishing, innovative environments. Eddie works in Singapore and across the Asian region to develop trusted and relationally competent leaders, build high-trust teams, and navigate the people-aspect of organisational change management. He has a Master’s degree in Industrial Organisational Psychology and in-depth experience in solution-focused coaching and conflict resolution. He has partnered with over 100 organisations – working with senior leaders in banking and finance, manufacturing, real estate, healthcare, telecommunications, the non-profit environment, education and the public sector.