The Search for 2021 SDG Pioneers begins!

The Search for 2021 SDG Pioneers begins! For five years running, the UN Global Compact has recognized several SDG Pioneers — business leaders who are using business as a force for good to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact. SDG Pioneers play a vital role in […]

UN Global Compact Announces New 2021 Action Pledge to Help End Child Labour

UN Global Compact Announces New 2021 Action Pledge to Help End Child Labour Making a real impact will require adopting a holistic approach and collaborating with all stakeholders. On January 21st, The United Nations Global Compact announced a new pledge aimed at mobilizing its over 12,000 business participants to renew and expand their efforts towards […]

Fellow Nigerians

Fellow Nigerians It is with deep sadness that we reflect on the gory events of the last few days across our dear country – from the Lekki Tollgate to Gudu, Abuja, and other parts of the nation. ]The sheer weight of the multiple reports of deaths, severe injuries and destruction of business enterprises; of the […]

Executive Update: What Business in Nigeria can do to Support Human Rights in Nigeria

Executive Update: What Business in Nigeria can do to Support Human Rights in Nigeria What started as a peaceful protest from young Nigerian citizens demanding the abolition of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS),and a complete overhaul of the policing systems has sadly escalated to human rights abuse and violations in various states in Nigeria. […]

Four Measures Business Coalitions in Africa Should Consider When Tackling COVID-19

Four Measures Business Coalitions in Africa Should Consider When Tackling COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption, damage and loss in the lives of millions around the world. For Africa, the situation is no different and is further hampered by inadequate and constrained healthcare systems, densely populated urban centers and insufficient infrastructure. Since the […]

UNGC, GCNN, NESG Hold Workshop on Managing Corporate Sustainability Performance through the SDG Action Manager

UNGC, UNGCNN, NESG Hold Workshop on Managing Corporate Sustainability Performance through the SDG Action Manager The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria (GCNN) and The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) held a workshop with the theme: Managing Corporate Sustainability Performance through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Manager on the […]