Welcome Message From The Conference Chair

African development and transformation efforts have been slower than expected predictions despite many strategic programmes and interventions targeted at her progress. International aid flows and governmental budgets earmarked for essential development projects have been dwindling and there is no sight to its end…

Prof. De-Graft Owusu-Manu PhD


about us


ICESDA is a premier conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability for Africa Development powered by Green Communities International


ICESDA provides a platform for CSR training, summits, public dialogues, workshops, seminars, panel discussions, and research uptake. ICESDA – the CSR and community engagement Think-Tank


ICESDA brings a new experience in responsible business practice and sustainable development not only in Africa but across the globe. The annual event rotates from city to city by bringing on board the big weights in CSR.

CSR Mindset and Thinking

ICESDA- the first attempt in Ghana and within the sub-region to bring business leaders, political leaders, religious leaders, academic leaders, scholars and ESG/CSR practitioners (locally and globally) at one-stop-shop to discuss the contributions of corporate organizations in delivering the sustainable development goals.

ICESDA provides a unique platform for corporations to:


We are delighted to announce the call for abstracts for the upcoming ICESDA-2025 Conference, where innovation, collaboration, and breakthroughs converge!


Deadline for Abstracts 30th August 2024
Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts15th September 2024
Submission of Full Papers 30th October 2024
Notification of Acceptance of Full Papers15th November 2024
Submission of Camera-Ready Papers 30th November 2024
Industry Presentations
Deadline for Abstracts/Highlights of Industry Presentations 30th November 2024
All other Presentations
Deadline for Submission of Speaker Profiles and Photos15th January. 2025
Deadline for Submission of PowerPoint Presentations 15th February 2025
Start date8th March 2025
End date11th March 2025
Dinner Ball and Banquet 11th March 2025
Optional Social Tour & Departure11th March 2025

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Our Host

We Are A Non-Profit And Non-Governmental Organization Incorporated In 2010 With The Aim To Serve As A Gateway To Building An Adaptable, Sustainable, And Resilient Green Communities In Ghana And Africa. We Are A Premier One- Stop-Shop Eco-Solution Centre In Ghana With Global Influence.

Who can attend ICESDA 2025?

Keynote and Guest Speakers

ICESDA 2025 is bringing the world’s’ most powerful ESG, CSR and Sustainability weights together at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) like never before in Kumasi-Ghana, the Centre of the world to think about how to preserve the future of our planet.

Prof. Patrick L.O. Lumumba

University of Kenyatta, Kenya

Prof. David John Edwards

Birmingham City University, UK

Prof George Ofori

London South Bank University, United Kingdom

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