Who We Are
The United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria is a business-led sustainability initiative of the United Nations Global Compact. It was launched in Nigeria in 2007 during the Nigerian Economic Summit.
It has the mission to promote the United Nations Global Compact’s Ten Principles and SDGs in Nigeria, as well as contribute to the implementation of the United Nations’ broader development goals.
THE FOUR KEY ACCELERATORS TO EMBED SDG-ALIGNED PRACTICES
Available to participating companies of the UN Global Compact, the Accelerators are designed with a view to generating behavior change across a large number of companies at the local level – achieving maximum impact and scale. At the United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria, we provide local support while interfacing with our member companies to ensure their business practices aligns with corporate and business sustainability goals.
Setting and reaching ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and leadership across business at all levels.
Scaling up corporate climate action by setting science-based targets and aligning with 1.5*C pathways for a net zero future
Setting ambitious corporate targets and accelerating integration of the SDGs into core business management
The Global Compact Local Network Nigeria has the mission to promote the United Nations Global Compact’s 10 Principles and SDGs in Nigeria, as well as contribute to the implementation of the United Nations’ broader development goals
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2022-06-17 Lagos State, Nigeria LAGOS, NIGERIA, 17 June 2022 — More than 80 company executives and senior government officials, committed to the SDGs, attended the
Corporate heads and executives from over 70 organizations in Nigeria will join other leaders of government establishments and the United Nations Global Compact to exchange ideas and offer recommendations on the role the private sector plays in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.)
The CEOs Breakfast Roundtable was held early on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, as a precursor to the launch of the United Nations Global Compact Africa Strategy and the Africa Regional Hub, scheduled to take place in Abuja on May 19th.
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