LAGOS 2019

30-31 July 2019

Accelerate2030 - SDG6 -
A market-place forum for sustainable development in Nigeria

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WITH THE SUPPORT OF

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SUPPORTERS

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DETAILED PROGRAMME

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FACTS & FIGURES

ACCELERATE2030 MISSION

The mission of Accelerate2030:
Clean Water and Sanitation is to accelerate and scale the implementation of innovative solutions that contribute to the achievement of SDG 6, ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030.

PARTICIPANTS

The marketplace in Lagos brought together diverse water stakeholders that are contributing toward the achievement of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: Clean water and sanitation for all people.

THEMES

  • Market based solutions

  • Social entrepreneurship

  • Impact investing

  • Water, sanitation and related development issues, with a focus on the Western African region

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Access to basic services for low income populations

  • Business and human rights

  • Blended finance

  • Circular economy

  • Decentralized business models

OBJECTIVES

  • Create visibility for entrepreneurs in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector so they can connect with impact investors, secure capital and enhance their own capacity and networks in the sector.

  • Create new business partnerships between entrepreneurs, investors, utilities and enablers: Match-make all water and sanitation stakeholders to create sustainable collaborations that adopt innovative technology and thinking to combat the threat of climate change in the water and sanitation sector.

PARTICIPANTS

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CO-ORGANISING PARTNERS

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Accelerate2030 is a multi-stakeholder program co-initiated by Impact Hub and UNDP in 2016, with the mission to scale the impact of entrepreneurial solutions for the SDGs.

 

The program has to-date been implemented in 19 developing and emerging economies across Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, reaching 1 Mil people and more than 500 entrepreneurs, and engaging around 50 partners globally.

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Based in Switzerland, Waterpreneurs is a global for-impact organisation  supporting the scaling-up of impact investments financing the growth of “water nexus” businesses. Waterpreneurs mobilises versatile expertise and a global network of key stakeholders, locally, around the 5 continents.

CONTACT

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ORINAYO AYODELE

Impact Hub Lagos - Accelerate 2030

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BRIEUX MICHOUD

Waterpreneurs