The Lagos Small Business Summit in partnership with the BRYNE
Foundation has developed the “weare100” campaign that supports the
growing concern of plastic pollution and its impact on the Nigerian
environment and our oceans. BRYNE Foundation is an NGO that provides a
platform for the empowerment of young entrepreneurs, including women
by offering financial assistance, technical and business training that assist
entrepreneurs to build their own plastic waste reprocessing plant in Lagos,
Nigeria. #weare100 is a campaign to encourage entrepreneurs to be more
responsible with plastic and encourage a culture of recycling in their
More plastic was produced over the last 10 years than during the entire 20th century. Every minute, the equivalent of one full garbage truck of plastic trash is dumped in the sea. By using reusable drink containers an average person can eliminate the need for 100 disposable bottles per year.
The 2019 Edition marks the fourth edition of
the summit and it launched the two-day summit which held on the 20th to
21st of November 2019 in Victoria Island, Lagos, Africa The theme for this
year’s summit is “THE FUTURE OF SMALL BUSINESSES: CREATING A
CULTURE OF PURPOSEFUL AND SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION.
Theme for 2018 is ``Breaking New Frontiers`` Nigeria as a platform for going global.
Topics discussed at 2018 summit includes
Creating Exponential Institution: How government and small business can keep up with the market.
How to transform our fears of failure to become an innovation nation, as well as inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs on the world frontiers.
How to create a culture that sustainable and purposeful innovation:
The event took place on November 16th at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island Lagos.