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Africa’s Youngest Billionaire for CSR Confab

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Ashish J. Thakkar, President, Mara Group and Africa’s Youngest Billionaire according to Forbes, will headline ThistlePraxis Consulting’s 2013 Africa CEO Roundtable & Conference on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (AR-CSR).

The conference is scheduled to take place from June 20 – 21, 2013 at the Tinapa Business Resort, Calabar. Thakkar will be the Keynote Speaker.

This year’s event, an all-inclusive CSR & Sustainability management conference is the first off its kind in Africa and will proceed under the theme ‘Driving Innovation through Transformational Leadership & Sustainability’.

Business and thought leaders from within and outside the continent will gather in Calabar to share their expertise and experiences on an array of Business and Development topics, while making a case for a greater focus on transformational leadership in seeking innovative and responsible ways for sustainable development.

Leading experts will feature as speakers who will discuss issues bordering on how responsibility in leadership promotes innovation and encourages youth empowerment and active participation; the effects of climate change and the increasingly inadequate natural resources that demand better governance.

A series of events have been scheduled to take place such as the CEO round-table sessions followed by a one-and-a-half-day conference, Sustainable Solutions Showcase (an exhibition of eco-friendly products and Sustainable service solutions), Eco-Tourism Tour, Networking cocktails and Gala Dinner amongst other inspiring and intellectually stimulating activities.

The 2013 edition of the AR-CSR is presented with support from Diamond Bank with Ventures Africa and Africa Magic as Media Sponsors.