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SUSTAINABLE EMEA ISSUE 01/18

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EDM ELECTRICIDADE DE MOÇAMBIQUE

STEFANUTTI STOCKS BOTSWANA

ALL4LABELS GHANA COCOA BOARD ANDREA PIAZZOLLA CHIEF PURCHASING OFFICER AT SOFIDEL

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CONTENTS ISSUE 01/18 Welcome to the latest Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) edition of Sustainable Business Magazine. Sustainable Business Magazine aims to spread awareness of sustainable values in business, as well as the exciting ways in which organizations continue to meet challenges and champion corporate social responsibility. In this issue, we speak to some of the businesses and corporations who are driving economic growth, environmental stewardship, and empowering communities in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. We start this edition with an in-depth Q&A with Andrea Piazzolla, Chief Purchasing Officer at Sofidel, a world-leading tissue paper producer. Sofidel have been running their Suppliers Sustainability Award since 2016, and Mr. Piazzolla tells us how the Italian company incentivizes environmental performance among suppliers and partners. We continue our focus on the successes and challenges faced by African utilities with a conversation with Dr. Mateus Magala, CEO of Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM). As the sole provider of electricity to Mozambique, EDM serves 1.6 million local households, and continues to expand access to electricity for both residential and commercial customers. With new investments in solar power, and plans to connect to six neighboring countries, we learn how electrification is contributing to social development, and how the company aims to achieve universal electrical access by 2030. In Botswana, we spoke to Stefanutti Stocks, a multinational general contractor who have worked on commercial and public-sector projects throughout the country. General Manager Shaun Cross told us about working on the unique Fairscape Precinct development in Gabarone, as well as the company’s six-pillared environmental philosophy. The Ghana Cocoa Board manages the world’s second-largest cocoa industry, supplying chocolate manufacturers across the world and providing 7 – 9% of Ghana’s total GDP. We spoke to Noah Amenyah, Director of Public Affairs at the Ghana Cocoa Board, about the role of this sustainable crop in the Ghanaian economy, and how improving agricultural processes can benefit local farmers. We also spoke to label and packaging manufacturer All4Labels South Africa, who provide branding solutions to African businesses. Uwe Boegl, Managing Director, tells us about how investing in technology has allowed the company to remain ahead of the market in a time of recession while reducing their environmental footprint. Details of upcoming sustainability events in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa throughout February and March can be found on our events calendar. Our featured event is once again Power & Electricity World Africa 2018, which is celebrating its 21st anniversary and will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, March 27-28 2018. The show is Africa’s largest and longest-running power and electricity show and welcomes over 8000 attendees. Further details can be found in our global events section.

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Q&A Andrea Piazzolla Chief Purchasing Officer Sofidel Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM)

Stefanutti Stocks Botswana

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Ghana Cocoa Board

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All4Labels South Africa

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Global Events

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Advertisers Index

We hope that you find this issue both interesting and inspiring. Thank you for reading. The Sustainable Business Magazine Team

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Q&A ANDREA PIAZZOLLA

Andrea Piazzolla

Chief Purchasing Officer SOFIDEL

Why did Sofidel create the Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award in 2016? We place strategic importance on sustainability for growth and development, and are willing to contribute to some of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that are closest to our operations, among which are Climate Change (13), Affordable and Clean Energy (7), Good Health and Well-Being (3), Clean 2 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

Water and Sanitation (6), Responsible Consumption and Production (12), and Partnerships for the Goals (17) . In 2016, in order to promote the ethical and responsible management of the supply chain, we launched the first edition of the Suppliers Sustainability Award, or 3SAward, which saw the attendance of more than 300 companies from several countries.


The 3SAward is an annual award that aims to incentivize, disseminate, and enhance best practices and improvements amongst Sofidel Group suppliers in social and environmental sustainability. As we believe that sustainability is built step-by-step through constant improvement of the supply chain, Sofidel Group strongly believes in valuable collaboration with our partner companies. Moreover, the Award aims at reducing risks, as suppliers’ actions impact on Sofidel’s and its products’ reputation, and at increasing the competitive advantage for us and our suppliers. Which companies received awards this year, and what did they do to earn them? The Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award has different categories and subcategories to incentivize the environmental and social sustainability efforts of our partners. For the ‘Best Suppliers’ category, the award was given to the companies that have achieved the highest score according to the TenP platform. We recognized four different companies in the different supply channels. Suzano Pulp and Paper Europe were granted the Pulp Producers prize, Valmet won in the Procurement & Purchasing sub-category, Kuehne + Nagel for Logistics Services, and Vizeum Deutschland GmbH won the prize for Marketing & Sales. Among the Best Improvers – the companies that have undertaken new environmental and social sustainability procedures – we gave awards to Zellstoff- und Papierfabrik Rosenthal GmbH for Pulp Producers, Windsor Engineering (Hull) Limited for Procurement & Purchasing, and LKW WALTER Internationale Transportorganisation AG for Logistics Services. Finally, Sofidel also awarded the Best Sustainable Project, addressed to companies that have implemented effective and important environmental and social responsibility initiatives. Awards were given for social and environmental initiatives, further split between large companies and SMEs. Prizes were given to: • Large Enterprises Category – Social: Fibria International Trade GmbH • Large Enterprises Category – Environmental: Skymark Packaging International • Medium/Small Enterprises Category – Environmental: Dasara Trasporti • Medium/Small Enterprises Category – Social: Groupe SGP Can you tell us about the ‘TenP – Sustainable Supply Chain Self-Assessment Platform’ and how Sofidel uses this tool to evaluate suppliers? The Ten Principles (TenP) is a sustainable supply chain self-assessment platform conceived and promoted by the Global Compact Network Italy (GCNI) Foundation, of which Sofidel is a ‘Promoting Founding’ member. This tool aims to support self-evaluation of performance, which, following the most relevant and up-to-date standards and conventions on sustainability, takes into account the areas of human rights, labour conditions, environmental protection, and the fight against corruption, to identify common challenges and solutions to improve the sustainability within the supply chain. By completing a self-assessment, suppliers are given a score between 0 and 100 and are divided into three categories: red, yellow,

and green, in accordance with the monitoring and evaluation system of their sustainability. The red category includes suppliers with an overall average result below 50%, the yellow category for suppliers receiving an overall score between 50% and 79%, and the green category including companies above this threshold.  The analysis of the supply chain highlighted 13 different reputational risk categories, and our aim is to help companies enter the green category by 2020. For this, we are implementing an Action Plan for the companies in the two lowest categories, planning activities such as online training, a help desk, and remote diagnosis. How has Sofidel collaborated with other organizations to make the Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award a success? Some partners of ours have supported the 3SAward, sharing with us the same values about social and environmental sustainability. We are very grateful to Elettric 80, Fabio Perini, Södra, Henkel, A.Celli, Kemira, Industria Cartaria Pieretti, Pulsar, Fondazione Ecosistemi, Touchwa.re, and Tissue World Magazine for making this initiative possible. How does Sofidel employ sustainability as a strategic lever for development and growth? Sofidel’s sustainable growth strategy is completely in line with “building an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future for people and planet”, the aim of the United Nations (UN) through the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set to be achieved in 2030, agreed upon in September 2015 by the governments of the 193 member countries. Sofidel implements policies to limit environmental impact and maximize social benefits throughout the value creation chain, from sourcing to production processes, from products to logistics. In your view, why is it important for companies like Sofidel to champion and promote sustainability? It is very important for us to avoid reputational risks in our supply chain, making it consistent with our sustainability values and truly sharing those values with our partners. That’s why we have decided to undertake the 3SAward project, to promote and stimulate sustainability throughout the supply chain. The analysis of the current supplier portfolio has clearly indicated a new challenge for the Group: transferring our sustainability values to our SME suppliers. Although truly committed to CSR, small- and medium-sized companies have significant difficulties in implementing CSR principles along the supply chain. These difficulties are due to different reasons, including the absence of CSR culture, a limited structure to control the policies, limited spending capacity, inadequately qualified personnel, inability to get qualified advice of external specialists, and a focus often shifting to other priorities, such as the company’s development and growth process. We believe the 3SAward will incentivize all our suppliers to further incorporate sustainability into their operations. c SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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ELECTRICIDADE DE MOÇAMBIQUE

THE GOVERNMENT HAS USED EDM AS THE KEY ENTERPRISE TO PROVIDE GENERATION, TRANSMISSION, DISTRIBUTION, AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF ENERGY FOR THE WHOLE COUNTRY INCLUDING EXPORT.

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EMPOWERING

MOZAMBIQUE Sustainable Business Magazine speaks to Dr. Mateus Magala, CEO of Electricidade de Moรงambique, about universal electrification, fueling the local economy, and a future based on renewables.

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“WE WANT ENERGY TO BE UNDERSTOOD AS AN INPUT TO INDUSTRIES AND AS A WEALTH GENERATOR, NOT JUST AN END IN ITSELF.”

DR. MATEUS MAGALA, CEO OF ELECTRICIDADE DE MOÇAMBIQUE.

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Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is an energy generation and distribution company which runs, maintains, and controls the electricity grid for Mozambique. EDM started in 1977 as a state-owned company, and spent its first two decades consolidating the country’s disparate electricity assets into a single unified system. It achieved this, and became a public company in 1995. Today, EDM remains the sole provider of electricity through the Mozambican grid. The company has an electricity generation capacity of over 2700 MW, and is a net exporter of energy to the South African Development Community (SADC)

region. Using 5000km of high voltage lines, EDM supplies 96% of Mozambique’s 152 district capital cities. Much of this electrification work has been carried out during the past decade, and broadening access to electricity in Mozambique remains EDM’s primary focus. CONNECTING PEOPLE Between 2005 and 2016, EDM increased the number of users of the electricity grid by more than one million residential connections, bringing the current total of connected households to 1.6 million. That equates to a growth from 5% of Mozambican


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Ensure that power gets to where it is needed so that children can easily sleep. Everyone wants the lights to stay on. A five-year old child needs his nightlights burning all night long. For this child, and millions of other people around the world, Siemens technology ensures the availability and reliability of energy supply, from generation to transmission and distribution, no matter what nature is doing. In Mozambique, Siemens' mobile substations, located throughout the country, can quickly boost the energy supply where it is most needed. When you realize what is really important, you need ingenuity and innovation – that's Siemens.

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Sustainable power solutions for Mozambique Siemens’ first connection to Mozambique dates back to the

this strategy. These solutions are easy to transport and install,

50ties of the last century. At the time the company was able to

and are the perfect answer for locations where network reliability

bring innovative systems to the territory and was also capable

and installation time are crucial factors.

of helping the country and its people on their path to social

For Maputo, and in response to increased energy demand

and economic progress. And it keeps on doing so today, by

by a developing metropolis, Siemens supplied and installed new

establishing strong relations with local partners and customers

transformers in the Matola substation and is participating in the

and by playing a leading role in the pursuit of the populations

construction of the substation of Marracuene.

well-being and development. In the area of Power Generation, Siemens has been delivering

Its action and participation in the effort to modernize the country’s energy grid also extends to the Cahora Bassa

solutions and maintenance services that have become a reference

Hydropower Plant, where the company renewed the infrastructure

to different customers and industries. A good example of this is

that interconnects the plant to the transmission grid with the

the renewal project of Beira power plant that has become a center

refurbishment of the Songo substation.

piece in the daily lives of Mozambicans in the region.

All in all, in the energy sector, Siemens’ partnership with

Besides that, Siemens has been an essential partner for EDM,

Mozambique and EDM aims to support the electrification efforts

both for short and medium-term implementation of rehabilitation

of the country. By doing so, the company is also contributing to

projects as well as the structural strengthening and expansion of

improve the quality of life of the population, promote economic

energy transmission and distribution grids in order to meet the

growth and strengthen Mozambique’s society.

growing demand for energy by the population and industry so it can serve the needs and wishes of the more than 28 million people in the country. The mobile substations the company has been implementing in Mozambique for instance in Quelimane are a good example of SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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ELECTRICIDADE DE MOÇAMBIQUE new connections every day, for a total of 6 million over the next 13 years. This is 1.5 times the previous best for new connections. We expect this investment to cost approximately US$3 billion.” EDM also charge connections for low income households a third of the standard connection fee, and a cheaper tariff, called the social tariff, is given to people using less than 100kWh per month. “Providing electrification of the country regardless of cost is our priority,” says Dr. Magala. “EDM is going to be commercially viable and absolutely cost-reflective in its provision. We are also looking at opening up space for other players to come and compete so that energy becomes competitive. We want energy to be understood as an input to industries and as a wealth generator, not just an end in itself.” households in 2005 to 25.9% in 2016. “In 1977, EDM had only 2000 clients,” says Dr. Mateus Magala, CEO of EDM. “Today, we have more than 5.6 million clients. Access rates have gone from 7% then to approaching 30% now. By the end of 2017 we hope that figure to increase to over 29%. The government has used EDM as the key enterprise to provide generation, transmission, distribution, and commercialization of energy for the whole country including export. This is a vertical integration monopoly.”

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The key to this success has been a combination of strengthening existing networks and building new ones. Several rural locations have had their networks improved in recent years, including Cabo Delgado and Niassa. Making electricity accessible to new communities is a fundamental underpinning of EDM’s work. “Universal access is one of our key goals for the future,” says Dr. Magala. “By 2030, we believe we can have all households in Mozambique connected. For this to happen there will need to be 1000

ECONOMIC DRIVER Electricity is crucial to the further industrialization of Mozambique. “All major industries depend on electricity to function,” says Dr. Magala. “EDM is an important player not only in helping the general population but in fulfilling the goal of Mozambique’s development. Expanding industries means job creation, enabling more people to earn an income and raising standards of living. We contribute a lot to promoting industrial-


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ization through provision of energy, as well as energy to agriculture and agribusiness. Because we believe that is where jobs are created, and the jobs are tied to our fight against poverty. It empowers people, gives opportunities to earn income, and so improves lives.” EDM recently commissioned a transmission line stretching nearly 170 kilometers. “That transmission line is a good example of how electricity transforms lives,” says Dr. Magala. “It feeds into a sugar factory at Manhiça, as well as a number of other smaller factories along

the way. These commercial activities will employ many people from the local area. At the same time, the transmission line is feeding into residential sectors along the way as well, providing power to people’s homes.” GOING OFF-GRID EDM are committed to providing reliable, broad-reaching, sustainable energy for years to come. “We want to go on-grid and off-grid,” says Dr. Magala. “Energy in Mozambique has previously been provided by on-grid solutions only, and at present only

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Electrocruz is an electrical wholesaling company, supplying electrical material to Electricity of Mozambique (EDM), to electrical contractors and engineers. Proudly Mozambican, Electrocruz has a well-established reputation as one of the country’s most trusted and respected suppliers of the comprehensive range of overhead power line products and accessories.

A Electrocruz é uma empresa grossista de material eléctrico que fornece material eléctrico à Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), a empreiteiros eléctricos e a engenheiros. Orgulhosamente Moçambicana, a Electrocruz tem uma reputação bem consagrada como um dos fornecedores da gama abrangente de produtos e acessórios de linhas de electricidade suspensas mais respeitado do país.

We stock a first class range of products, all of which can be viewed in our showroom or in our catalogue, where we can offer expert advice. Our business has been built on customer service. We believe in developing a professional relationship with each of our clients – who we believe are central to the success of our business. We want our clients to be assured of a superior level of service and attention, second to none. Our hands-on experience in the construction, commercial, residential, industrial, and electrical markets have made us the market leader you demand. We can also help you plan and manage major projects — from quotation through to holding dedicated stock and making scheduled deliveries to site. Electrocruz Lda was established Fernando Cruz in 1988. From humble beginnings, he built Electrocruz into one of the country’s most respected wholesale suppliers.

Nós armazenamos uma gama de produtos de primeira classe, que podem ser visualizados no nosso catálogo ou no nosso salão de exposição onde podemos oferecer os nossos conselhos especializados. A base do nosso negócio é o serviço ao cliente. Nós acreditamos em desenvolver uma relação professional com cada um dos nossos clientes – que acreditamos serem fulcrais para o sucesso do nosso negócio. Queremos que os nossos clientes tenham a garantia de um nível de serviço e atenção superiores e incomparáveis. A nossa experiência prática nos mercados de construção, comercial, residencial, industrial e eléctrico fez de nós o líder de mercado que procura. Podemos também apoiar na planificação e gestão de grandes projectos – desde cotações ao armazenamento de stock dedicado e entregas programadas ao local.

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1% of energy is generated off-grid. We think it’s time to make off-grid solutions not just an annex of the agenda but its main contents. So we are going to promote off-grid solutions too, and, in doing so, renewable sources become an essential part, a main part, of our electrification generally. We are promoting renewables not as a complement but as a necessity for the future development.” Two 40MW solar projects have already been agreed in Mozambique. One is located near the city of Mocuba, and is expected to deliver 77,000 MWh of energy to northern Mozambique annually, representing approximately 175,000 households. This solar farm is expected to begin generating energy

in November 2018. Discussions for a second plant, to be situated in Cabo Delgado, are currently in advanced stages. HUGE POTENTIAL The last decade has seen significant gains made by EDM and Mozambique. In just two years, EDM’s revenue has grown from US$150 million to US$500 million, partly due to reforms and restructuring within the company itself. Running with this type of success into the years ahead will help EDM achieve its target of universal electrification. “We’re also looking to connect with our neighboring nations as well,” says Dr. Magala. “Plans are already underway

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to connect with six other countries at 400 kilovolts (kV). In doing so, we believe we can make EDM and Mozambique a regional hub, helping electrify internationally as well as at home.” “Mozambique has huge potential,” says Dr. Magala. “There is an attractive market for energy here, and our prospects abroad are very good. We will lead by example. Most importantly, though, we need to keep pressing on reforms of all kinds so that we can operate in a way which respects the environment and the communities, conducting our energy business not only in the most professional way possible but in the most humane way available to us as well.” c

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STEFANUTTI STOCKS

ONE OF A KIND Sustainable Business Magazine speaks to Shaun Cross, General Manager at Stefanutti Stocks Botswana about pioneering projects, influencing the market, and the importance of training. Stefanutti Stocks is a leading multinational general contractor headquartered in South Africa, with a presence throughout sub-Saharan Africa and in the Middle East. Builds they have worked on include commercial buildings, shopping centers, healthcare facilities, airports, high-rises, and more. Many of their projects have also been landmark constructions noted for their quality or pioneering techniques. 18 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

Originally formed from a merger of two Botswanan construction companies in 2006, Stefanutti Stocks Botswana has been involved with some of Botswana’s most important infrastructure projects, including mines, road works, a water and effluent treatment plant, and commercial and municipal buildings. In 2007, the company was a part of Botswana’s first office accommodation public-private partnership, and today

Stefanutti Stocks Botswana is a significant multidisciplinary company with capabilities spanning building, earthworks, transport infrastructure, energy generation, and water, sanitation, and pipelines. MIXED-USE PRECINCT Recently, Stefanutti Stocks Botswana worked on the Fairscape Precinct in Gaborone, a mixed-use development comprising


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shape, to build a pyramid-shaped tower as the integral structural element. It was designed for that specific project and we had it made in a precast yard and transported to site, then erected by crane. It’s a massive feather in our cap.” The Fairscape Precinct is 15 floors high, making it one of Gaborone’s tallest buildings, and it has been recognized with a number of awards. Stefanutti Stocks Bot-

swana received the Fulton Award from the Concrete Society of Southern Africa for the best quality of concrete and best quality delivery of concrete. PMR.africa also gave the company an award for the quality of their delivery on this project, as well as Performance and Customs Bond Services (PCBS). Built with the environment in mind, the project’s stated goal was to be unique by focusing on five major design principles: THE ICONIC FAIRSCAPE PRECINCT IN GABORONE WON THE “BUILDING STRUCTURE > R100 MILLION” CATEGORY AND ALSO RECEIVED A COMMENDATION IN THE “INNOVATION IN CONCRETE” CATEGORY AT THE 2015 FULTON AWARDS.

offices, retail units, penthouses, a large underground car park, and space for a future hotel. The project required Stefanutti Stocks Botswana to draw upon a broad cross-section of their skills. “It is one of a kind, the first of its type in the world,” says Shaun Cross, General Manager of Stefanutti Stocks Botswana. “It’s the first mixed-use precinct of its type in the country, but also what’s unique about this specific building is it’s the first time ever in the world that a precast structural element has been used for the structure. So we had a precast iron model, which is a triangular SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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THE NEW TERMINAL AT THE KASANE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN BOTSWANA WAS COMPLETED IN EARLY 2017 AND HAS BEEN THE RECIPIENT OF A NUMBER OF PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARDS.

Mixed land use, having a central piazza, district architectural identity, streetscape character, and environmental sustainability. Stefanutti Stocks Botswana ensured the Fairscape Precinct met its environmental goals through innovative building techniques and rigorous assessment, and the

building incorporates energy efficient design and green building principles. AIRPORT CHALLENGES Stefanutti Stocks Botswana also recently completed the upgrade and refurbishment of Kasane International Airport on behalf of the

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Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB), where they built a brand new 6400m2 terminal, upgraded the existing buildings, and installed new airport IT systems. This project came after Stefanutti Stocks Botswana completed major works on Gaborone’s Sir Seretse Khama International Airport, after another engineering firm pulled out approximately 90% through construction. Work included repairs, re-installations, and maintenance at the airport, which was successfully completed in 2015. “Airport projects are difficult because the challenge lays in keeping traffic flowing and ensuring there are no interferences to active flights,” says Mr. Cross. “Having to upgrade, change, rebuild, and refurbish a building while it is open to the public and incredibly fragile in terms of time and flow is a unique challenge. We’re very proud of having been able to successfully complete projects of this nature twice in recent years.” PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY Stefanutti Stocks Botswana goes out of its way to ensure environmental sustainability throughout its operations. An intensive environmental program is implemented through-

AN AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF THE 1.4 KILOMETRE LONG CORE ROCK CAUSEWAY IN GUINEA, CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR BEL AIR MINING.

We provide a complete line of scaffold equipment and skilled labour management With our competitive pricing and it’s evident that we deliver premium customer service.

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A VIEW FROM THE WEST HIGHLIGHTING THE NEW OLIFANTS RIVER BRIDGE’S SPAN AND TEMPORARY WORKS TO THE SECOND ARCH. THE CAPE-PROVINCE BASED BRIDGE IS BEING CONSTRUCTED FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ROAD AGENCY LIMITED.


THE OMBUDSMAN AND LAND TRIBUNAL OFFICE IN GABORONE WAS DESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTED BY STEFANUTTI STOCKS BOTSWANA.

AN AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF AN INTERCHANGE IN JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA, CONSTRUCTED BY STEFANUTTI STOCKS ROADS & EARTHWORKS.

out the company, incorporating training programs, best practices, and ongoing research into new technologies and processes. ISO 14001 is held by the company as proof of its global standards. “Our environmental philosophy is based on six pillars: Biodiversity, carbon emissions, energy, materials, waste, and water usage,” explains Mr. Cross. “We collect data through data capturing and reporting modules. We hope that, by focusing on these pillars and placing them at the forefront of all our actions, we will help drive a shift in the market.” Stefanutti Stocks Botswana is also deeply involved in training and improving the skills of local people. “We have a mobile training simulator for operators that we move around Botswana as well as other countries,” says Mr. Cross. “We train, free of charge, up to 84 people at a time in the skills they need to work for Stefanutti Stocks. This has two results. People who participate are able to take those skills back to their communities to improve them, and it also means we have a network of capable operators should we require them for future projects.”

THE IMVUTSHANE DAM IN SOUTH AFRICA’S KWAZULU-NATAL PROVINCE WAS COMPLETED BY STEFANUTTI STOCKS COASTAL .

that people want to work for,” says Mr. Cross. “We want the next generation of employees to come to a company that’s established and has a great culture. Improving the size and quality of our training centers within Botswana will be a really important part of this, as will continuing to diversify.” “To be sustainable in the near future within the African region, as well as in the

STEFANUTTI STOCKS MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL DIVISION UNDERTAKES A BROAD SPECTRUM OF MINE INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION FOR ITS CLIENTS, INCLUDING FOR THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE BASED FOSKOR MINE.

AN AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF A TURNKEY RE-TREATMENT PROJECT CONSTRUCTED AND OPERATED BY STEFANUTTI STOCKS MINING SERVICES FOR BARBERTON MINES IN THE MPUMALANGA PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA.

United Arab Emirates where we are also established, is crucial,” says Mr. Cross. “Achieving this means we can further upskill local communities, and also those within our own organization. We are very positive about our plans for the future. We believe there is a lot of activity in Africa at the moment, and Stefanutti Stocks will be at the forefront of those advances.” c

NEXT GENERATION “We are trying to establish ourselves as the company of choice in Botswana, a company SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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GHANA COCOA BOARD

COCOA IS AN INHERENTLY SUSTAINABLE CROP, AND DOES NOT NATURALLY DEGRADE THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH IT GROWS.

GREEN CHOCOLATE Sustainable Business Magazine speaks to Noah Amenyah, Director of Public Affairs at the Ghana Cocoa Board, about serving farmers, protecting the environment, and managing one of the largest sectors in the Ghanaian economy. In 1947, the Ghanaian government established the Cocoa Marketing Board (COCOBOD) to encourage and facilitate the production, processing, and marketing of high-quality cocoa, coffee, and shea nut in Ghana. Today, Ghana is the second-largest producer of cocoa in the world, exporting to chocolate manufacturers worldwide, and the COCOBOD, officially renamed

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the Ghana Cocoa Board in 1979, protects Ghanaian farmers in all six regions where cocoa is grown: Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Western, and Volta. Today the COCOBOD operates through five subsidiary organizations that cover a full spectrum of services. These subsidiaries are the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), the Seed Production Division of


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THE ROLE COCOA PLAYS IN GHANA’S ECONOMY IS A GREAT SOURCE OF PRIDE FOR COCOBOD, WITH ENTIRE TOWNS HAVING DEVELOPED AND GROWN UP AROUND THE COCOA SECTOR.

COCOBOD (SPD), the Cocoa Health and Extension Division, the Quality Control Company, and the Cocoa Marketing Company. ESSENTIAL SERVICES COCOBOD acts as an overseer for the cocoa sector in Ghana, working across the entire supply chain, from cocoa farmers through to international export, to ensure that prices and conditions remain fair for all parties. “A farmer will be given the seedlings free of charge to plant and we will as-

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sist them with agronomic services, including how to best grow the crop, what fertilizers to use, et cetera,” says Noah Amenyah, Director of Public Affairs at COCOBOD. “Then there will be essential services from the Cocoa Health and Extension Division to the farmer, including essential skills and advice on optimizing the local environment for sustainability.” Once a crop has been harvested, the farmer sells his produce to a COCOBOD-approved licensed buying company (LBC).

“We ensure that the LBC has to pay a minimum amount to the farmer for his product,” says Mr. Amenyah. “The asset is guaranteed, and all produce that the farmer offers will be taken and paid for according to our guidelines. The LBC will be paid a margin for doing that business, handing over cocoa to COCOBOD. We then, through the Cocoa Marketing Company, allow the cocoa to enter the market for both domestic and foreign companies interested in our cocoa. That is how the operation has been structured.”


In Ghana, Ecom works with over 140,000 farmers and has the vision to show that through its entrepreneurship it helps build prosperity. This means that everything the company does is based on the principle of building wealth for the farmers.

Achieving the impossible to create prosperity in rural communities.

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

CAPACITY BUILDING DEVELOPMENT OF FARMERS AND FARMER ORGANISATIONS

Good agricultural, environmental and social practices training Alternative livelihood programs Demo farms to demonstrate best practice Seedling nursery management training Gender training Farmer business school Certification programmes such as RA, Fairtrade, UTZ

SERVICE AND PRODUCTS

PROVISION OF SERVICES AND PRODUCTS TO OUR FARMERS AND COMMUNITIES

Advisory Services Farm management & farm rehabilitation services Supply chain for crop purchasing (cocoa & cashew) Access to quality Crop Doctor Agro-inputs Farming tools, solar products Farm surveys & mapping

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GHANA COCOA BOARD SUSTAINABLE QUALITY Ghanaian cocoa farmers use a natural, sustainable process to dry their crop. The beans are laid out on raffia mats in the sun to dry naturally, rather than using a mechanical drying process, as in many other countries. This process completely eliminates potential contamination by the chemicals used in an artificial process. COCOBOD also carry out quality grading to the highest international standards, ensuring that Ghana’s international reputation for premium cocoa is maintained. Grade 1 cocoa has no more than 3% mould, 3% slate, and 3% all other defects, putting it in line with the highest standards of the International Cocoa Organization. In order to ensure Ghana’s environment is not adversely impacted by the cocoa sector, COCOBOD applies stringent practice guidelines and regulations. Cocoa is an inherently sustainable crop, and does not naturally degrade the environment in which it grows. COCOBOD discourages farmers from clear-cutting forests to make space for cocoa. Instead, it insists that the crop is grown among trees and other flora so that cocoa can be a part of a diverse ecosphere.

We buy good quality cocoa beans using the best industry practice for the benefit of all our stakeholders, and most of all to win our farmers’ loyalty with effective and efficient incentive packages. BROSAMAN COMPANY LIMITED IS A WHOLLY OWNED GHANAIAN COMPANY Brosaman Company Limited - H/No 64 W Street, Atasomanso, Kumasi | info@brosaman.com

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All chemicals and fertilizers must also be approved and monitored by CRIG, so that they meet high standards. CRIG must also approve all land intended for cocoa growth before farmers begin sowing seeds. NATIONAL PRIDE The role cocoa plays in Ghana’s economy is a great source of pride for COCOBOD, with entire towns having developed and grown up around the cocoa sector, leading to innumerable homes and jobs for the population. Over the past five years, an average of US$2 billion per year has been brought into the country’s economy via the cocoa sector. That equates to between 7% and 9% of the total GDP. It also totals 43% of the country’s agricultural commodity. “There is a saying in this country: Ghana is cocoa and cocoa is Ghana,” says Mr. Amenyah. “This underscores the fact that cocoa has played a very important

role in the economy of the country for over a century now. It has become the backbone of our economy so there are a lot of benefits. We have over 800,000 farm families cultivating cocoa in Ghana. Taking into account the entire value chain, there are about two million people employed in the industry. We at COCOBOD also help farmers by providing alternative work when they are not growing a cocoa crop. We also fund social programs for Ghanaians. One example of this is the scholarship fund we make available to people pursuing higher education. As a result of this scholarship, people have even been able to qualify as medical doctors.” SWEET HORIZONS Looking to the future, COCOBOD will continue improving agricultural processes, helping farmers achieve higher yields of high-quality crop. “We’re trying to im-

prove on farmers’ activities so the farmer can get more income to support himself, his family, and his community,” says Mr. Amenyah. “We have put in a number of farm enhancement initiatives to do this. One of them is to be able to increase the yield of the cocoa by introducing hand pollination or artificial pollination methods into the agronomic practices of the farmer. To do this, we have so far employed nearly 10,000 people to engage with farmers and teach them how to practice hand pollination. We have also introduced fertility and soil improvement measures, such as cutting back dead trees and aggressively fighting diseased crops. Fertilizers are being subsidized for the farmer so that he can have access to the best possible tools and increase his yield. Ultimately, the future for cocoa in Ghana is looking very bright and we are very positive about the coming years.” c SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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ALL4LABELS

THEIR EMBRACE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS ALL4LABELS SOUTH AFRICA TO BECOME MORE FLEXIBLE AND OFFER UNIQUE PRODUCTS TO SOUTH AFRICAN BRANDS.

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DIGITAL Sustainable Business Magazine speaks to Uwe Boegl, Managing Director at All4Labels South Africa, about the sustainability benefits of digital technology, balancing centralization with a local approach, and growth at a time of recession. All4Labels Group is a multinational label and packaging manufacturing group, with over 3000 employees, 25 facilities, and an annual production of 60 billion labels. The group was formed in 2017 in a merger between the German companies RAKO Group and X-Label Group and the Baumgarten Group, based in Brazil. Prior to the merger, All4Labels South Africa was the youngest member of the RAKO Group, under the name RAKO Labels Cape Town. “I founded the company in 2010, together with RAKO International as joined shareholders,” says Uwe Boegl, Managing Director at All4Labels South Africa. “The aim was to expand RAKO’s footprint in the African market, as they already had a strong presence in the European and Asian market. As a starting point we took over Contact Labelling, a Cape Town-based label manufacturer. Based on an existing client base and experienced staff complement we started growing the business

as a pure adhesive label printer with flexo printing technology only.” In 2014, RAKO Labels Cape Town bought Tamperseal Manufacturing, a local shrinksleeve converter. “We had identified the shrink sleeve market as having significant growth potential in Sub-Sahara Africa and indeed the growth has been rapid,” says Mr. Boegl. “At the same time, we invested in digital print technology from HP, to cater for the short run market. Over the last three years, we invested heavily in qualified staff and the latest printing and converting machinery. Today, the company is almost five times the size of where we started, with forty-five employees, and a proud member of the global packaging group All4Labels. We’re still a small-size business, but we’re consistently growing at a very strong pace, and we have the right equipment and the right capability and quality to take on the South African and Sub-Saharan African market.” SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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EMBRACING DIGITAL Their embrace of digital technology allows All4Labels South Africa to become more flexible and offer unique products to African brandowners. “The digital press was definitely a game-changer for our business,” says Mr. Boegl. “We started with a HP Indigo WS 4050 press, and last year we again invested in HP’s flagship the Indigo WS 6800 press, which really increased the production volume and quality and allowed us to broaden our product portfolio to flexible packaging. Due to its inline priming

station we can now print on any kind of substrate. There’s hardly anybody else in Africa offering digital printing for short run flexible packaging. They’re all running flexible packaging on wide web presses, which means the minimum order quantities need to be quite substantial. We’re also printing on behalf of our wide web printers, printing their short run orders for them. We also offer promotional labels and shrink sleeve solutions where each printed unit has its unique design and colour, sequential numbering or personalization. Due to its high

resolution we can offer tamper evident labels and shrinksleeves with sequential coding, microtext and structures, and invisible security colours, sometimes in combination with laminated holograms. This significantly helps to protect brands from tampering, and allows brand owners to track and trace their coded products at the same time.” As a result of these investments in digital technology, All4Labels South Africa have greatly expanded their share of the local market. “Your reaction time is faster, your initial investment into tooling is significantly lower, and your waste rate is lower,” says Mr. Boegl. “This all means clients can do more promotions and have more line extensions within one line of products, so they can be more active in marketing without spending more. We have a very close relationship with HP, and consistently drive RND together with HP to enhance the digital technology. It was always our target to become a digital print leader in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, and we’re continuing on this roadmap.” FOOTPRINT REDUCTIONS All4Labels South Africa’s investments in digital technology have also allowed them to reduce their environmental footprint. “By using closed loop digital and color management technology from artwork to printing,

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ALL4LABELS glassine paper is not recyclable. We also have successfully implemented internal recycling streams for chemicals and paper/board.”

we’ve managed to reduce our setup waste to less than half of what we normally would experience with our conventional flexo presses.”says Mr. Boegl. “We don’t have waste inks, we have minimal waste substrate. With digital printing we no longer need to manufacture printing forms. This has resulted in further saving, and also a big reduction in the carbon footprint of our products.” To further reduce their carbon footprint, All4Labels South Africa use a three-part approach: reduce, reuse, and recycle. “ The main step is to reduce the substrate caliper to reduce the carbon footprint of our products”

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says Mr. Boegl. “For example, on shrink sleeves, we’ve managed to reduce from a standard 50µm thickness, to 40µm, or even 35µm films for most of our customers. This is a 20% reduction of raw material being used. The second approach is to drive the reuse of chemicals, cores, and cartons as long as it does not have a negative impact on our product quality. Last but not least we introduced recyclable components to our clients. For instance, we introduced recyclable release liners for self-adhesive labels, like polyester or a polypropylene release liner, which can be collected and recycled, whereas a

DRIVING EFFICIENCY Through carefully selecting the equipment they use, All4Labels South Africa are able to drive efficiency in their plants. “We selected short webpath presses,” says Mr. Boegl. “Our new Gallus ECS 340 presses have got only 60 cm from print station to print station, whereas conventional presses have up to 180 cm. This means whenever you set up or correct machine settings like your registration, your color settings, or change the roll, you’re saving a significant amount of raw material. At the same time, your registration becomes more stable and we can print at a higher speed. The latest project is, learning from the digital side, where the spot colors are separated in CMYK plus orange plus violet, we translated that extended gamut printing onto some of our flexo lines. Not all of them, because it has to be done in accordance with your client, but we’ve seen that, in doing so, we increase our colour gamut and density, and you don’t have to wash up after each job, so you reduce waste


ink and save valuable production time. There’s a lot of pressure on margins in South Africa, because the economy’s not doing very well, and at the same time, the big retailers and brand owners are pushing for a lower carbon footprint. This technology fits in and resolves those problems quite nicely.” All4Labels South Africa are also able to draw on the group’s bank of sustainability knowledge. “Our group partners have a tremendous knowledge and experience in sustainability projects,” says Mr. Boegl. “We work on the same international standards here as the other members of our group. We’re ISO 9001 certified, and HACCP approved for food safety management. We’re a SEDEX member for responsible management in the company, and we’ve inherited the RAKO code of conduct, which is important if you work in an environment where corruption is not the exception but the norm. We uphold European standards in employment and business ethics.”

All4Labels South Africa are able to hold their own based on benchmarks within the group, even though they are a small company. “We’re efficient, and we’re dynamic,” says Mr. Boegl. “It’s something we’re very proud of. When we started in 2010, South Africa got more and more unstable politically, and we’re in a recession right now. We still managed to grow to four and a half times the size over seven years, and created a lot of new jobs. It’s great to be a part of the All4Labels Group, because for a smaller entities to have a powerful group assisting financially and technologically helps a lot. We’re driving innovations in print and converting. Whenever there’s an opportunity to service new markets, or introduce new products, we master that opportunity. Recently we have explored flexible packaging such as pouches, sachets and tubes, which label printers haven’t considered in the past. Opportunities like that

create growth, create knowledge of your company, and they mean you can cover a bigger market segment.” STAYING FLEXIBLE “We’re proud we’ve managed to master the digital technology so successfully,” says Mr. Boegl. “We only have four years of experience with it, but it’s making up a significant portion of our turnover now. We have a bold target to double the size of our business within the next four years, by boosting our sales power and exporting into the African continent where we can leverage our expert knowledge. We also want to strengthen our footprint in flexible packaging, and grow our digital leadership in printing technology. We’re not the biggest manufacturer in the market, but in terms of quality, innovation and technology we’re leading, and that’s our great strength going forwards.” c

LOCAL APPROACH Part of All4Labels Group’s company philosophy is ‘strengthening our local roots’. “One of the drivers within the All4Labels Group is to centralize and bundle strength wherever possible, to become more cost-effective, to be more transparent in terms of benchmarking KPIs between plants, and to centralize our R&D capacities,” says Mr. Boegl. “But at the same time, you don’t want to neglect the local knowledge. Every market is different. When you look at the big brands, their products look different in different markets, and that’s because the perception of what is considered appealing and attractive is different in each country.” SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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GLOBAL EVENTS

FEB 2018

6th - 8th

2nd Africa Energy Forum: Off the Grid Kampala, Uganda www.wacee.net

This energy forum focuses on the topical issues concerning rolling out offgrid projects across Africa. Informative panel discussions where participants discover how Africa can and must create an enabling environment for the off-grid sector to truly take off.

12th - 13th

CSE: The New GRI Standards Certified Training on Sustainability Reporting Athens, Greece www.cse-net.org

This training program focuses on enabling participants to acquire the skills and competencies required for the effective use of the GRI Framework, GRI reports and publication of CSR/ Sustainability Reporting in alignment with the new GRI Standards Guidelines.

19th - 21th

First Sustainable Energy Forum for East Africa (SEF-EA 2018), Kigali, Rwanda www.eacreee.org

The East African Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (EACREEE) is organizing the First Sustainable Energy Forum for East Africa (SEF-EA 2018), with the theme being ‘Fostering Economic Transformation in the East African Region through Equitable Access to Sustainable Energy for All”.

20th - 21th

Africa Energy Indaba 2018 Johannesburg, South Africa

This exhibition is highly relevant to companies actively involved in all areas relating to showcasing solutions benefitting Africa including major energy projects on the continent, rural energy solutions, urbanization,energy needs, and the renewable & sustainable energy industry and the management thereof.

www.africaenergyindaba.com

The Maghreb and West Africa Energy Week 2018 Marrakesh, Morocco

The Maghreb and West Africa Energy Week is a leading and large-scale business event, featuring a conference, exhibition, site visits to energy companies across Morocco, a hot air ballooning networking experience, business meetings, plus much more.

Global Smart Energy Summit Dubai, UAE

The Global Smart Energy Summit will unite the region’s government energy leaders, regulators, utility companies, contractors, consultants, and energy end-users for three days of dialogue, thought leadership and networking with smart energy pioneers.

11th - 13th

Innovation Arabia Dubai, UAE www.innovationarabia.ae

Innovation is a central engine and driving force of economic growth and development - it can drive sustainable economic and social development for the region, while economies based on innovation and knowledge can help in promoting greater growth, spur entrepreneurship, and prepare for the rise of a creative revolution.

20th - 22nd

The World Biofuels Markets Conference Amsterdam, Netherlands

The World Biofuels Markets Conference, organized by the Green Power Conference will cover areas like bridging the gaps across the biofuel value chain, linking feedstock to the end user via production and technology, and showcasing and building a platform to grow upon the great advances in the biobased chemical industry.

5th - 8th

www.mwafricaenergyweek.com

6th - 8th

www.middleeastelectricity.com

www.biobasedworldnews.com

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ADVERTISERS INDEX A Aberdare Intelec Moรงambique Lda

P11

B Brosaman Company Limited

P26

Flint Group

E EA - Electro Africa Limitada P13 ECOM Agrotrade Limited P25 Electrocruz P14 Engco Electrica P16 F Fleetco P16

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G Grundfos

P32

Back Cover

H High-Rise Scaffolding

P20

K Kemtek Imaging Systems Holding

P31

O Organizacoes MH

P12

P Pierlite Moรงambique Limitada P16 Power & Electricity World Africa 2018 P35 S Siemens P08 Sofidel Inside Front T Tensรฃo Moรงambique Limitada Tes-Top Limitada

P17 P16

V VBC Corporation

P16


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Organizações MH Avenida Patrice Lumumba Nº 403 R/C, Maputo - Mozambique

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Arla Foods Rødkærsbro boosted its mozzarella production, increasing the amount of process wastewater from cow’s milk. Arla uses Grundfos BioBooster to treat a half million litres of this water a day. It reuses that water in its own facility. See full story at Grundfos.com/cases-sustainable

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