Kina Advisory Article Banner | More Corporate Diplomacy help for African Business Leaders

In my last article, I introduced the principles of Corporate Diplomacy as a way for African Business leaders to create long-term interest-based alliances with key external players to advance their company’s interests. …

Kina Advisory Article Banner: African Business Leaders: Choose the right CSI Model

Business leaders often complain to me that they receive more requests for donations, sponsorship or other financial contributions than they know what to do with. Most of these requests have nothing to do with their core business and it can be difficult to decide who to help. …

Kina Advisory Atricle Banner| African Boards can turn great ESG risk management into long-term value

Even the most innovative and adaptive African companies over the last 12 months will emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic into a changed business environment — employee health and well-being considerations, privacy and data protection requirements, cybersecurity threats, diversity, activist shareholders, executive compensation and more. …

KIna Advisory Article Banner | African Boards: 3 ways to build more effective ESG leadership

Seeing a number of African companies step up, scale up and begin to scale out during the Covid-19 pandemic has been a great source of inspiration to me recently. From re-purposing production lines to prioritising local manufacturing, from developing new fintech solutions to introducing new logistics services, the ability of…

How can African companies create value by integrating ESG best practice?
 Some practical steps

It’s almost a year since I first shared my thoughts on how African companies could step up, scale up and scale out both during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. With increasingly dim projections of how Covid-19 was going to affect Africa’s economic growth, I wanted to highlight the new levels…

Kina Advisory Article | Car manufacturing in Africa: Blue sky thinking needed

Recently, I listened to a webinar on opportunities for the automotive industry in Africa. I learned that Africa currently accounts for only 1% of the global car market and that roughly 85% of new cars sold in Africa are sold in South Africa; 85% of the cars sold in sub–Saharan…

Life in 2D via Zoom meetings has made it easier to maintain relationships, but harder to build new ones. …

The impact of Covid-19 has brought far greater demands on companies to help address social and socio-economic challenges — particularly in African countries, where public finances were already under severe pressure. …

Kina Advisory Insight Banner Image Philanthropy vs Strategy

At the start of this Reflection series, I asked “What will it take?” for African businesses to ‘step up, scale up and scale out’© and contribute to making their countries and the continent more self-sufficient. …

Kina Advisory image re: Five Ways that Gender Diversity Creates Value for African Companies

In my last Reflection, I wrote about the importance of the ‘S’ in environmental, social and governance (ESG) and how employee welfare and development benefits African companies. This Reflection builds on the ‘S’ by focusing on how gender diversity creates value for individual companies.

The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting…

Rosalind Kainyah

The Socio Economic advisory | Providing advice and practical assistance on Sustainability to companies operating in Africa.

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