283 - African Social Innovators Reimagine Climate-Positive Businesses & Products
Wednesday, June 22nd • 10:45am — 11:30am PDT
- Winifred Ereyi, Head, WITI Africa
- Janet Adeyemi, Founder & National President, Women in Mining in Nigeria
- Sheron Kaviua, Technical Lead, Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine
- Lightness Salema, CEO, Dream Developers Ltd.
Africa is plenteous with minerals. The mining industry is a big revenue-generator for African countries; however, there is an increasing international pressure for it to improve its environmental, social, and governance footprint whilst delivering cleaner, safer, more efficient processes as well as profit to shareholders. We will explore with women in mining how digital technology and innovation act as enablers and accelerators in remodeling the mining business for growth, profit sustainability, and Climate Positive.