Lagos, Nigeria, October 25, 2023 — The Sustainable Futures Africa event, hosted by Hudson Sandler in collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria, took place at The Wheatbaker in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, October 25th. The event brought together industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders to explore and discuss the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) […]
COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE 2023 NATIONAL BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ROUNDTABLE LAGOS, NIGERIA. AUGUST 2023.
Read the Communiqué issued at the 2023 National Business and Human Rights Roundtable, which took place in Lagos on August 17 and 18. For the past eight years, Global Rights, which serves as the secretariat of the National Business and Human Rights Roundtable, has facilitated the hosting of the annual Roundtable in partnership with the National […]
Communiqué: A Stakeholder Consultation on the Draft Exposure Document on Small and Medium Enterprises’ Corporate Governance Guidelines (SME-CGG) for MSMEs in Nigeria
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, 20 July, 2023 — The Integrity Organisation (IO) in partnership with the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria (UNGC-NN) hosted a Stakeholder Consultation on the Draft Exposure Document on Small and Medium Enterprise’s Corporate Governance Guidelines (SME-CGG) for MSMEs in Nigeria. The consultation marked another step in the […]
The benefits of investing in human capital for long-term economic development as well as the requirement for decent work to enable sustainable economic growth in Nigeria are outlined by Naomi Nwokolo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network Nigeria. Nigeria is a country with immense potential and abundant resources. It is the largest economy in Africa […]
UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and Sightsavers host Nigeria’s first disability event for private sector employers
Major Nigerian employers learned about the benefits of mainstreaming disability inclusion into their operations. LAGOS, NIGERIA, 26 April 2023 — On Wednesday, April 26, the UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and the international NGO Sightsavers co-hosted a virtual event to discuss how private sector employers in Nigeria and across West Africa can mainstream disability inclusion […]
LAGOS, NIGERIA, OCTOBER 26, 2022 – The United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria and the Integrity Organisation/Convention on Business Integrity (CBi), 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 the MacArthur Foundation. […]
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 […]
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 […]
2022-06-17 Lagos State, Nigeria LAGOS, NIGERIA, 17 June 2022 — More than 80 company executives and senior government officials, committed to the SDGs, attended the Open House to discuss the business case for sustainability. The event, which was organised by the United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria, in collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact […]
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.