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 […]

More than 50 leading global companies unite to make unprecedented collective commitment to SDG 6, call upon other companies to join “Open Call for Water Action” during historic UN 2023 Water Conference

Lagos, Nigeria Through Business Leaders’ Open Call to Accelerate Water Action, companies commit to build water resilience across operations and supply chains, accelerate collective positive water impact in at least 100 water-stressed basins by 2030 New York, U.S.A., March 22, 2023 – During the opening day of the UN 2023 Water Conference, over 50 of the […]

2023 International Women’s Day: UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, Nigerian Exchange Group, IFC, UN Women, and Women Executives on Board Explores Embracing Equity for a Sustainable Future

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 8 March 2023 — The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, in partnership with the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), UN Women, and Women Executives on Board, held a webinar on International Women’s Day with the theme “Embrace Equity: Setting the Standard for a Sustainable Future.” The virtual event took […]

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 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 International Women’s Day: Organizations, governments encouraged to commit to gender equality More women must be involved in the decision-making and leadership process

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, […]