RED Managing Partner Chude Jideonwo has been invited to join the panel at the CSR-in-Action seminar sub-themed – Policy, Affirmative Action and Sustained Growth is scheduled to hold on the 7th of November, 2013 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria between 8am and 4pm.

The seminar this year will gather key stakeholders to discuss and assimilate best practice and challenges in these industries with a view to finding solutions. The sub-theme for this year is aimed at addressing current challenges concerning implementation of policies to promote long term unity and development, by stimulating a meaningful exchange of ideas and best practices among key stakeholder groups and industry experts with a view to identifying effective strategies for improved development within the industries and local communities.

Other expected guests will include, H.E Diezani Alison Madueke, Minister of Petroleum, Nigeria; H.E Musa Mohammed Sada, Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Nigeria; Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Former Vice President of the World Bank, Africa Region; Caroline Kende-Robb, Executive Director, Africa Progress Panel; George Abiodun Osahon, Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR); Frank Nweke Jr, Director General, Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and other notable personalities.

It is expected this year’s seminar will provide a fresh outlook in terms of innovation and stimulating debates; through a series of social media platforms and collectively involved interactions including the youth, media, regulators and experienced veterans within the extractive industries, the event is expected to address the inter-link between appropriate policy, collective commitment and sustainable growth.