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ACBA's Overture to Sustainability in Africa

ACBA's sustainable symphony in Africa is where circular economy principles orchestrate a harmonious future.

  • ACBA promotes circular economy principles, minimizing waste and environmental impact.
  • ACBA, led by visionaries like Miguel Peters, focuses on sustainability.
  • ACBA aims to build Africa's sustainable business movement, with initiatives spanning sectors.


Imagine a grand symphony, where each instrument plays a crucial role in creating harmony. In Africa, the African Circular Business Alliance (ACBA) is orchestrating a similar masterpiece, with each initiative and partnership contributing to the continent's sustainable development.

ACBA's commitment to circular economy principles is akin to a conductor guiding a symphony, ensuring that every note resonates with purpose and impact.

The Importance of Circular Economy

Circular economy is the ethos of ACBA's symphony, emphasizing the reuse, repair, and recycling of resources to minimize waste and environmental impact. Like a well-composed piece of music, circular economy principles ensure that resources are used efficiently, creating a harmonious balance between economic growth and environmental conservation.

Circular Growth in a Nutshell

ACBA's founding story

ACBA's journey began with a group of visionaries led by Miguel Peters, Dr. Gamuchirai Mutezo, and Nair de Sousa. Their diverse expertise in circular business models, energy sustainability, and communication laid the foundation for ACBA's innovative approach to sustainability.

Like the formation of a symphony orchestra, each member brought a unique skill set to the table, creating a harmonious blend of talent and passion.

Mission and vision

ACBA's mission is to build the largest sustainable business movement in Africa, accelerating climate action and promoting profitable circular economies.

Their vision is to be a leading organization in building sustainable and profitable circular markets in Africa, akin to a symphony reaching its crescendo, captivating audiences with its power and beauty.

ACBA's impactful initiatives

ACBA's initiatives are like different movements in a symphony, each contributing to the overall composition. They work across various sectors, including energy, transportation, food and agriculture, buildings and construction, satellite and telecom, conservation, digitalization, and recycling.

Their recent partnership with UCAN to address climate change through research and training programs is a testament to their commitment to creating a sustainable future for Africa.

ACBA's launch of the ACBA eD platform for circular economy education and the organization's stand with the people of Malawi highlights. These initiatives are like the climactic moments in a symphony, building towards a powerful and impactful conclusion.


In conclusion, ACBA's journey is a testament to the transformative power of collaboration and innovation. Like a symphony that captivates audiences with its beauty and complexity, ACBA is creating a sustainable future for Africa, one initiative at a time.

As the symphony of sustainability continues to play, ACBA stands as a beacon of hope and inspiration for a brighter tomorrow.

Edited by Shruti Thapa