UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and Global Rights Nigeria call for the Implementation of the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights

Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, NIGERIA, 27 October, 2022 — On Wednesday, October 26th, representatives from the business sector, government, and civil society gathered in Lagos for the 2022 National Business and Human Rights Roundtable (NBH2R), which was organised in collaboration with Global Rights Nigeria, to align on the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) for […]

Press Release: SME Governance Standards Project Launch

LAGOS, NIGERIA, OCTOBER 26, 2022 – The Integrity Organisation/Convention on Business Integrity (“CBi”) and the United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria (“UNGC Network Nigeria”), in partnership with the Financial Reporting Council (“FRC”), are pleased to announce the launch of a Small Medium Enterprise (“SME”) Anti-Corruption and Corporate Governance Standards Project (“SME Future-Forward Project”), funded by […]

Press Statement: UN Global Compact Network Nigeria felicitates with Board Chair on her appointment as Chairperson, MAN Export Promotion Group (MANEG)

The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria felicitates with Board Chair, Oluwasoromidayo George, on her recent appointment as Chairperson, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria Export Promotion Group (MANEG). Full text below. Related Posts UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and Global Rights Nigeria call for the Implementation of the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights UN […]

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Holds Virtual Open House for Businesses

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 28 September 2022 — The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, in collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact Office in New York, on Wednesday, September 28, organised the 2nd Open House of the year. The virtual event, themed “Accelerate Your Sustainability Journey,” welcomed guests from the private sector, including SMEs, NGOs, and Civil […]

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) hold CEO Water Mandate Inaugural Meeting

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 31 August 2022 — The CEO Water Mandate: Nigeria Sign-up Endorsement and Inaugural Meeting, themed “A Risk-Based Approach for Sustainable Water Stewardship,” was attended by leading private sector stakeholders and development organisations to address Nigeria’s water challenges.  In his welcome remarks, Mr Wassim El-Husseini, Managing Director/CEO, Nestle Nigeria and NESG Board Director, emphasised that […]

Alliance For Youth Nigeria Empowers Over 11,000 Young Nigerians In One Year

As the world marks the International Youth Day, the Alliance for Youth Nigeria has announced the conclusion of a vocational skills training program reaching over 350 young Nigerians in Lagos and Kano States. The training, which covered four skillsets – Solar panel installation, Graphics Design (Designs, social media and web design), CCTV and Cable installation, […]

Africa Social Impact Summit: “We Want to get Sustainability Ingrained into the DNA of Businesses”

Lagos State, Nigeria  The Africa Social Impact Summit began today, July 13, 2022, at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, with many participants at the hybrid event, including policymakers, academics, investors, DFIs, non-governmental organizations, business leaders from the private sector, chambers of commerce, and representatives from the international community. LAGOS, NIGERIA, 13 July 2022 — “We […]

2022 Africa Social Impact Summit: Sterling One Foundation and UN Global Compact Network Nigeria to convene key stakeholders to address Africa’s most significant sustainability challenges.

2022-07-12 Lagos State, Nigeria  The event is set to gather investors, government leaders, members of the diplomatic community, United Nations representatives, and sustainability specialists from the private sector to shape business solutions that will advance investment in the African continent to achieve the SDGs by 2030. LAGOS, NIGERIA, 12 July 2022 — Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, […]