The 2021 Meaningful Business 100 Forum

Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 1-4.30pm GMT.

Sponsored by EY.
The 2021 Meaningful Business 100 Forum will bring together a selection of the winners included on this year’s MB100, recognised for their work combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Global Goals.
 
Each session will focus on a specific challenge facing these individuals as they attempt to solve pressing social and environmental issues. 

 

AGENDA

1-1.30pm: Meet the Judges

Judges from this year’s MB100 will discuss the trends they saw in the nominations, ideas and innovations that excited them and what they hope this group of leaders can achieve.

 

Co-Moderator: Laura Turkington, Global Corporate Responsibility Commercial and Innovation Leader, EY (UK)

Co-Moderator: Tom Lytton-Dickie, Founder & CEO, Meaningful Business (UK)

 

Kimberly Gire, Board Chair, Centre for Global Equality (Australia)

Mike Barry, Board Trustee, A Blueprint for Better Business (UK)

Nuru Mugambi, Sustainable Finance and Investment in Africa Policy Expert (Kenya)

Snigdha Sahal, CEO, Action Against Hunger India (India)

 

 

 

1.30-2.15pm: Scaling Impact – How to turn  innovative ideas into mainstream businesses

 
In order to solve the myriad of issues facing the world today, innovative ideas and businesses need to have the capacity for scale. We will hear from MB100 winning entrepreneurs on how they are building their impact-focused startups into industry leading companies.

 

Moderator: Payal Dalal, Senior VP, Social Impact, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth (UK)

 

Alisée de Tonnac, Co-Founder & CEO, Seedstars (Switzerland)

Emily Ewell, Co-Founder & CEO, Pantys (Brazil)

Nneka Mobisson, Co-Founder & CEO, mDoc (Nigeria)

Tom Szaky, Founder & CEO, TerraCycle (US)

 

 

 

2.15-3pm: Partnering for Impact – What is the key to successful collaborations?

 

It is well documented that collaboration is key in the profit and purpose space. But how do you choose who to partner with, and how should those relationships be structured so that they serve all parties? MB100 winners will discuss how they have established meaningful partnerships to drive growth and impact. This session is hosted in partnership with Impact17.

 

Moderator: Andy Andrea, Co-Founder & Director, Impact17 (Switzerland)

 

Abeer Abu Ghaith, CEO, MENA Alliances (Palestine)

Francesco Piazzesi, CEO, Échale a Tu Casa (Mexico)

Keely Cat-Wells, CEO, C Talent (US)

Olcay Silahlı, Co-Founder & CEO, Fazla Gida (Turkey)

 

 

 

 

3-3.45pm: Investing in Impact – What makes a happy marriage?

 

The entrepreneur/investor relationship is fundamental to the success of a startup and it is no different in the social impact space. We will hear from both sides of the table on how to make sure you are asking the right questions to ensure your funding is values-aligned.

 

Moderator: Andrew Ive, Founder & Managing General Partner, Big Idea Ventures (US)

 

Adesuwa Rhodes, Founder & Managing Partner, Aruwa Capital Management (Nigeria)

Harit Soni, Founder, Ecolibrium (India)

Michelle Adelman, Founder & CEO, Accite Holdings (US)

Shely Aronov, Co-Founder & CEO, InnerPlant (US)

 

 

3.45-4.30pm: Measuring Impact – How do you know you’re making a difference?

 

Companies, big and small, are increasingly having to prove tangible evidence of how they are delivering upon their sustainability goals and commitments. Four leaders from this year’s MB100 will outline the ways in which their businesses are tracking impact and any unintended consequences.

 

 Moderator: Shiv Kumar, Co-Founder, The Catalyst Group (India)

 

Amy Clarke, Chief Impact Officer, Tribe Impact Capital (UK)

Ashok Shah, Group CEO, APA Apollo Group (Kenya)

Juliet Namujju, Founder & CEO, Kimuli Fashionability (Uganda)

Nathalia Arcuri, Founder & CEO, Me Poupe! (Brazil)

 

 

 

SPEAKERS

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CEO, MENA Alliances
Europe
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Founder & Managing Partner, Aruwa Capital Management
Africa
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Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Seedstars
Europe
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Chief Impact Officer, Tribe Impact Capital
Europe
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Founder & Managing General Partner, Big Idea Ventures
North America
2021-Forum, JUDGES 2019
Co-Founder & Director, Impact17
Europe
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Group CEO, APA Apollo Group
Africa
2021-Forum, MB100 2021
Founder & CEO, Pantys
South America
2021-Forum, MB100 2021
CEO, Échale a Tu Casa
North America
2021-Forum, MB100 2021
Founder & President, Ecolibrium
Asia
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Founder & CEO, Kimuli Fashionability
Africa
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Founder & CEO, C Talent
North America
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Board Chair, Centre for Global Equality
Oceania
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Global Corporate Responsibility Commercial and Innovation Leader, EY
Europe
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Founder & CEO, Accite Holdings
North America
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Board Trustee, A Blueprint for Better Business
Europe
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Founder & CEO, Me Poupe!
South America
2021-Forum, MB100 2021
Co-Founder & CEO, mDoc
Africa
2021-Forum, JUDGES 2021
Sustainable Finance Lead, Kenya Bankers Association
Africa
2021-Forum, MB100 2021
Co-Founder & CEO, Fazla Gıda (Whole Surplus)
Asia
2021-Forum, JUDGES 2021
Senior VP, Social Impact, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
Europe
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Co-Founder & CEO, InnerPlant
North America
2021-Forum, JUDGES 2021
Co-Founder, Catalyst Group
Asia
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Executive Director, Action Against Hunger - India
Asia
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Founder & CEO, Meaningful Business
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Founder and CEO, TerraCycle
North America

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