The A-SDA has its roots in the African Sustainability Summit that boasts a six year track record.

The organisation matured from the structure of the Summit Wisdom Board to offer a host of services, benefits and an active, dynamic ecosystem.

Murial created by artist James Durno at Summit 2017, depicting the Vision, Projects and Collaborations of the A-SDA ecosystem.

Vision

Step changing Africa to be the continent of choice

Mission

Grow a collaborative PPP ecosystem with the focus of implementing step-change projects towards sustainable and inclusive development in South Africa and Africa, through our:

  • Ecosystem management
  • Sustainable Development Projects
  • Academy
  • Deal-making platform and readiness reviews
  • Project funding
  • Business Services

A-SDA aims to equip South African and African corporate business to partner with local SMEs to be globally competitive and enhance their value chain performance by:

  • Balancing supply and demand (sustainable long-term partnerships)
  • De-risking supply chain (Instilling a culture of trust and transparency),
  • Increasing competitiveness (operational efficiencies, quality, profitability, volumes, capacity building, access to markets and finance, etc.)
  • Leading industry transition to sustainable and inclusive growth (collaborative implementation)
  • Creating Shared Value