7 March 2014
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, “Equality for women is progress for all” is a great rallying cry – highlighting that it is in everyone’s interest to empower women and ensure they have the same economic, social and political chances as their male counterparts.
In his first blog for SABMiller, David Norman shows how the debate is evolving around the water-food-energy nexus
Zambia has gone from importing all of its barley to 100% self-sufficency in a few short years. Anna Swaithes examines the reasons for its success and how it challenges perceptions of African local sourcing.
Andy Wales previews some of the highlights of SABMiller's 2013 Sustainable Development report including water and fossil fuel emissions.
Nicola Jowell explains why the SAB Foundation is investing in social innovation - businesses with high impact potential for overcoming social challenges and helping ‘make the world a better place’.
Anna Swaithes reports from the Grow Africa Forum on the critical role of women in agriculture, and the need for a business approach to agriculture.
Earlier today I was pleased to present the first ever SABMiller Responsible Retailer award at a ceremony in London hosted by the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII), the professional body for people working in the licensed retail sector.
Andy Wales on why job creation and entrepreneurship matters in Africa.
SABMiller has announced a programme to support 40,000 small retailers, or 'Tenderos', in Latin America.