Nigerian Businesses Embrace Sustainability at the Sustainable Futures Africa Breakfast Event

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) […]

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Welcomes the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited to the United Nations Global Compact

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 21 September 2023 — On Thursday, 21 September, during the opening of the 2023 Global Africa Business Initiative (GABi), a prestigious two-day event convening on the side-lines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) in New York, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited formally joined the United Nations Global Compact. The […]

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and Dangote Group conclude 2023 Sustainable Supplier Impact Programme for 24 companies

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 29 August 2023 — The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, in collaboration with Dangote Group, successfully concluded the 2023 Sustainable Supplier Impact Programme (SSIP) for 24 companies, on Tuesday, August 8. Developed as a global initiative by the United Nations Global Compact in collaboration with Accenture, the Sustainable Supplier Impact Programme has been […]

The National Business and Human Rights Roundtable, Global Rights, and the UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Collaborate To Host 2023 Roundtable

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 15 August 2023 — The National Business and Human Rights Roundtable, in collaboration with Global Rights, and the UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, are pleased to announce the upcoming 2023 National Business and Human Rights Roundtable (NBH2R), scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday, August 17 and 18, respectively, in Lagos. This […]

16,000 young people upskilled by Alliance for Youth Nigeria

Cross section of highflyers of the 5-Day Vocational Skills Training programme organised by the Alliance For Youth Nigeria at the 2023 International Youth Day event.

Mustapha Fasasi, a 34-year-old indigene of Oyo State, South-West Nigeria, is excited about his recently acquired skill of solar panel installation for homes and small businesses. With prior interest in solar and renewable energy, he signed up for the vocational skills training hosted by the Alliance for Youth Nigeria, as soon as he heard about […]

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Congratulates Dr. Tayo Aduloju On Appointment As CEO-Designate of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Congratulates Dr. Tayo Aduloju On Appointment As CEO-Designate of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG).

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 20 July, 2023 — The United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria extends our warmest congratulations to Dr. Tayo Aduloju on his appointment as the CEO-designate of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), effective January 1, 2024. This appointment is a testament to Dr. Aduloju’s remarkable leadership as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of […]

UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT NETWORK NIGERIA LAUDS OANDO’S SUSTAINABLETRANSPORT INITIATIVE IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 23 May, 2023 — The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria acknowledges the momentous occasion of Oando Clean Energy Limited (OCEL), a member of the Oando PLC group of companies, launching the proof-of-concept phase of its pioneering Sustainable Transport Initiative in Lagos State, Nigeria. This groundbreaking project demonstrates Oando’s dedication to the Ten Principles […]

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and Sightsavers host Nigeria’s first disability event for private sector employers

Advancing Corporate Sustainability Through Disability Inclusion Webinar

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 […]