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.
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.
Cassava beer arrives in Ghana. Adjoba Kyiamah looks at its wider impact.
Ahead of the SABMiller/Guardian Nexus Debates, Andy Wales explains what the nexus is and why it matters to SABMiller.
Ask most people in the UK about the importance of pubs and they’ll say they’re a great part of our culture and the heart of the community. But times are tough for pubs. Fourteen a week are closing, according to the Campaign for Real Ale – losing out to the growing trend of drinking at home.
As a leader within a major business in Africa, I am acutely aware of the impact that my company has on the communities and economies around me – and the potential that we have to catalyse and enhance development.