Entrepreneurs invited to enter Zambian Breweries’ sustainability challenge

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Zambian Breweries parent company AB InBev has launched its 2025 global sustainability goals and has unveiled an Africa sustainability challenge that will assist in driving the greatest impact to solve the continent’s sustainability challenges.

As part of that, Zambian Breweries is inviting the country’s entrepreneurs to apply and take part in solving Africa’s sustainability challenges.

The 2025 sustainability goals include water stewardship, smart agriculture, climate action, circular packaging and entrepreneurship.

Participants in the contest will be required to come up with innovative solutions to resolve the sustainability challenges currently faced in Africa.

“AB InBev, our parent company, has launched globally our 2025 Sustainability Goals. The specific goals will focus on water, agriculture, recycling, climate change and entrepreneurship. In Zambia, we are super delighted to be part of this exciting journey. We therefore call upon participants from Zambia to bring forward the innovative and creative ideas on what they are doing in addressing challenges pertaining to these key global issues’,” said Zambian Breweries Country Director Jose Moran.

The best 25 applicants will be invited to South Africa to attend a three-day innovation camp.

The top 15 winning entrepreneurs will then be sent on a trip to ‘Silicon Savanah’ in Kenya to learn about the continent’s top green innovations.

Entrepreneurs will also receive funds and coaching to bring their ideas to life.

The challenge is open to entrepreneurs from Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Interested entrepreneurs can visit http://www.challengeaccepted.africa for more details about the challenge and how to apply. Applications are open until May

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