Sustainable Living & Packaging

THE NEST AFRICA: SUSTAINABLE LIVING & PACKAGING

THE PLATFORM THAT CONNECTS AFRICA'S BUSINESS OPERATORS WITH BIG CORPORATES, SUPPLIERS, FUNDERS, EXPERTS AND OTHER NETWORKS TO PROMOTE THE ADOPTION OF SUSTAINABILITY TECHNOLOGIES

SUSTAINABLE LIVING & PACKAGING

The subject matter of sustainability has moved from a just a word to becoming a key deliverable for all businesses, big or small.

Africa businesses have a unique opportunity to tap into new sustainable technologies that are increasingly coming on stream to leap frog into the future but they do need access to these technologies, networks and funding to make it possible and feasible.

The Nest Africa Sustainable Living & Packaging innovations platform connects young and established African companies with big corporates, suppliers and other stakeholders and builds their capacity through business incubation, events, product development labs and training & mentorship. It further provides them with access to financial capital from the community that makes up the Hub to catalyse the sustainable growth of the sector.

The focus areas of this platform include:

  • Sustainable packaging technologies and materials including biomaterials

  • Circular economy technologies and ideas

  • Waste reduction, reuse, recycling and waste-to-energy technologies

  • Water utilisation, reuse and conservation

  • Environmental issues and technologies

  • Green manufacturing and consumption 

  • Solar energy, energy storage and other renewable energy technologies
  • Sustainable agriculture and supply chains 

WHAT WE OFFER

Incubation & Support

We bring together young entrepreneurs and established businesses and provide them with the right logistical support and platforms that incubate and grow their ideas to life through our facilities, networks and community.

Mentorship & Training

We introduce you to mentors and advisors, who are leaders in your sector and who can guide you on your journey of business start-up and growth. We also provide training and consultancy services to businesses, covering the most important business topics to ensure that you succeed from early on in your journey.

Shared Office & Facilities

We plan to have shared office space for use by young entrepreneurs and businesses to start off, incubate and grow their ventures before they eventually branch out on their own.

Connection with Investors

We create a community of young entrepreneurs, established companies, investors, private equity and venture capitalists that ensures that you have access to knowledge, facilities and critically – capital to innovate and grow

Corporate Networking & Events

We ensure that young and established businesses find the most critical networks that add value to their business growth by organising regular corporate networking events and industry focused technical and commercial events that add value to our members and community

JOIN THE PLATFORM

We believe in the possibilities out of Africa. Join us today - become part of our platform

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AGRITECH
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SUPPLY CHAIN, LOGISTICS & E-COMMERCE
THE PLATFORM THAT ENABLES AFRICA TO MOVE GOODS & SERVICES AND MAKE TRANSACTIONS PHYSICALLY & VIRTUALLY
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SUSTAINABLE LIVING & PACKAGING
THE PLATFORM THAT ENSURES THAT AFRICA HAS A CLEANER, GREENER & SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
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MANUFACTURING & RETAIL
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