GREENING South Africa’s economy through collaborative partnerships.



Department of Environmental Affairs

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has been a strong supporter of SEED in South Africa since 2010 and has played a pivotal role in the institutionalisation of SEED in the country through the setup of Indalo Inclusive South Africa NPC. A representative of DEA is part of the global SEED Board, representing the South African government. Further is the SEED South Africa Advisory Council chaired by DEA. Indalo, SEED South Africa and DEA are strong supporters of eco-inclusive entrepreneurial initiatives to assist South Africa's transition to a low carbon, resource efficient and climate-resilient inclusive green economy.


Government of Flanders

The set-up, growth and impact of Indalo Inclusive was and is only possible through the generous support of the Government of Flanders. Flemish development cooperation makes an active contribution towards poverty reduction in Southern African.

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Indalo Inclusive is the appointed Service Provider and Hosting Organisation for the ILO SCORE Programme in South Africa. Our Managing Director Rest Kanju is the Master Trainer for the Programme in South Africa. SCORE supports enterprises to strengthen collaboration and communication between managers and workers.


Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells has partnerd with Indalo Inclusive through their function as Hosting Partner of SEED in South Africa. Candice Pillay who heads the ProBono Division of Hogan Lovells in South Africa is our Director and Secretary. Hogan Lovells supported the establishment and registration of Indalo Inclusive South Africa as a non-profit company and continues to provide ProBono work for legal and compliance requirements of the organisation.


The Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub collaborates with Indalo Inclusive in respect of activities that contribute to the stimulation and support for green economy start-ups within the greater Gauteng area. Indalo Inclusive is housed at the Innovation Hub and regularly holds dialogue fora and other networking events at the facilities of the Innovation Hub.


Climate Innovation Center, South Africa

The offices of Indalo Inclusive are located at The Innovation Hub through the partnership and generous support of the Climate Innovation Center South Africa. The two organisations are partners in the work of supporting eco-inclusive and climate-smart entrepreneurship in South Africa.



Eastern Cape Development Corporation

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation has partnered with Indalo Inclusive to roll out Enterprise Development Programmes which include BDS+ Training of Trainers aimed at promoting and developing Eastern Cape enterprises to improve their sustainability and competitiveness.



Indalo Inclusive partnered with SmartXchange Durban to deliver a SEED Starter Programme for information technology innovations in the sustainable agriculture, integrated waste management and manufacturing sectors as part of the European Union supported SWITCH Africa Green Project implemented up until June 2018.




adelphi research

Indalo Inclusive worked with Adelphi research to conceptualize and implement the Government of Flanders ECSIGE project between 2018 – 2021. Through a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations, Indalo was the first hosting partner of the SEED South Africa program.

adelphi research is a leading independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, environment, and development, based in Berlin, Germany. Adelphi is the SEED Hosting Partner and coordinates and implements the global SEED Programme from Germany. adelphi's mission is to improve global governance through research, dialogue, and consultation. The organization helped set up Indalo Inclusive and its Incubation Programmes.



Indalo Inclusive was the official Hosting Partner of SEED Hosting in South Africa. It coordinated and implemented the national SEED Programme in close liaison with the Global Hosting Partner of SEED, Adelphi research. The mission of SEED South Africa was to promote entrepreneurship for sustainable development in the country and Southern Africa as a whole. As a whole, Indalo Inclusive was partly established to facilitate the nationalization and institutionalization of the SEED Programme in South Africa.

Conservation South Africa

Conservation South Africa

Indalo Inclusive and Conservation South Africa (CSA) have partnered in an idea generation, entrepreneurial course for youth leaders taking part in CSA's "Eco-Futures Programme" implemented under the Umzimvubu landscape partnership programme. In this course, Indalo capacitated the participants with tools and step-by-step processes, which covered identifying an opportunity, creating a visual prototype to founding the business.


Goethe Institute, South Africa

Indalo Inclusive facilitated the Goethe Institut Start-up! Pasch-Camp Programme in 2018 that involved 10 Pasch Schools from South Africa and Malawi. This entrepreneurship programme targeted specially high school students interested in implementing eco-inclusive business ideas and making positive impact in society.