Posted in: Regional B Team Networks

8th August 2019

The B Team Africa Network

By the end of this century, the UN projects that Africa will account for more than 40% of the world’s population. And, as of today, nearly 60% of the continent’s population is under 25. With this growth come major shifts in how Africans live, work and do business.

The B Team Africa Network is a collective of Africa-based business leaders who use their voice and influence to navigate this transition today for a better tomorrow for the entirety of the continent.

Learn How Business as a Force for Good is Growing in the Region

Making business a force for good across Africa requires strong and sustainable partnerships. Together, The B Team Africa Network has joined B Lab East Africa to scale the leadership needed to make this a reality.

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Keep in Touch with The B Team Africa Network

Stay up to date on how The B Team Africa Network is catalyzing a new model of leadership that embraces purpose and the principles of sustainability, equality and accountability across the continent.

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The B Team Africa Network Members

Bethlehem Alemu

Founder and CEO, soleRebels

Bethlehem Alemu

Founder and CEO, soleRebels

“For the health of our communities and economies, we need businesses that place people first. I joined The B Team Africa Network to help put an end to the practice of prioritizing profit ahead of people.”

Bethlehem Alemu is the Founder and CEO of soleRebels. As a Member of The B Team Africa Network, Bethlehem’s leadership is helping to encourage and inspire purpose-driven and principled entrepreneurship across Africa.

Helen Hai

Founder, Made in Africa Initiative

Helen Hai

Founder, Made in Africa Initiative

“The key to ensuring a future of healthy workforces and economic growth in Africa is leadership. I joined The B Team Africa to help catalyze a new way of leading—one that’s needed to bring this vision to life.”

Helen Hai is the Founder of the Made in Africa Initiative. As a B Team Africa Network Member, Helen’s work is helping to ensure fair, safe and stable employment for the continent’s growing population.

Dr. Amy Jadesimi

CEO and Managing Director, LADOL

Dr. Amy Jadesimi

CEO and Managing Director, LADOL

“A strong, thriving and just future for Africa is on the line. And it’s up to all of us, business, governments and civil society, to deliver—that’s why I joined The B Team Africa Network.”

Dr. Amy Jadesimi is the CEO and Managing Director of LADOL. A champion of the power of purpose-driven and principled business leadership, Amy’s work as a B Team Africa Network Member is helping lead a just transition toward a thriving future for the entirety of the continent.

Jesse Moore

CEO and Co-Founder, M-KOPA Solar

Jesse Moore

CEO and Co-Founder, M-KOPA Solar

“It’s high time for business to recognise its role in making the world a better place. I joined The B Team Africa Network to work with other business leaders across the continent focused on achieving exactly that aim.”

Jesse Moore is the CEO and Co-Founder of M-KOPA Solar. As a B Team Africa Network Member, he works to help increase access to clean and affordable energy across the continent.

Joshua Oigara

CEO and Managing Director, KCB Group Plc

Joshua Oigara

CEO and Managing Director, KCB Group Plc

“Business does not operate in a vacuum, but in an environment—one that the private sector cannot ignore. I joined The B Team Africa Network to help other business leaders across the continent recognize and act on this for a better future."

Joshua Oigara is the CEO and Managing Director of KCB Group Plc. Joshua’s leadership as a B Team Africa Network Member is helping to develop and scale inclusive and accessible financial tools for all Africans.

Rita Kavashe

Managing Director, Isuzu East Africa

Rita Kavashe

Managing Director, Isuzu East Africa

“To realize the vision of a sustainable and just future, the African private sector cannot remain inactive and silent on some of the most pressing issues of our time. That’s why I joined forces with progressive business leaders across the continent on The B Team Africa Network.”

Rita Kavashe is the Managing Director of Isuzu East Africa. An advocate for gender balance and inclusive cultures, her work as a B Team Africa Network Member is helping close the global gender gap.

Other B Team Regional Networks

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A regional platform enabling committed business leaders across Australia to drive progress toward a better future.
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