The events hosted by Nation Builder are carefully crafted to challenge views, bring new insights on how to engage in social development, and to showcase remarkable people whose innovative social change practices give replicable examples for others to follow in effective community partnerships.
The 2020 event was held virutally on the mornings of September 17 and 18 and our sponsors included Fairtree, Momentum Metropolitan Foundation, the V&A Waterfront, Zutari and Mergon.
Nation Builder hosts collaborative gatherings (Collabs) with social development industry leaders within corporates, NPOs and consultancies. Since 2014, Nation Builder has hosted 57 Collab panel sessions in 3 provinces involving more than 190 people representing over 130 businesses, consultancies and NPOs invested in sharing knowledge and best-practice, brainstorming, learning and tackling social issues together.
Through these sessions, Nation Builder has extracted numerous impactful best-practice case studies of solutions and approaches that South Africans are implementing to address some of the social challenges the country faces. These are shared across both the profit-making, the not-for-profit and private sectors
Launched in 2015, Nation Builder’s Business X-Change serves privately-owned businesses with less established social investment practices. In their first year, big picture topics, from company social purpose through to broad-based empowerment initiatives, were covered.
The events hosted by Nation Builder are carefully crafted to encourage collaboration and co-creation , challenge views, bring new insights on how to engage in social development, and to showcase remarkable people and organisations who are modelling effective and innovative ways of impacting South Africa. The links to past event videos are:
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