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, […]

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, […]

UN Global Compact Network Nigeria is mobilizing companies to commit to the Women Empowerment Principles

57 companies have signed the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)  Lagos, Nigeria 26 March 2022  Gardner Integrated Services Limited, a facilities maintenance company, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, became the 57th Nigerian signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). These are United Nations (UN) principles that provide guidance to businesses on how to promote gender equality […]

More women must be involved in the decision-making and leadership process

More women must be involved in the decision making and leadership process. 20 companies from Nigeria and Ghana benefit from the 2nd Round of the Target Gender Equality programme  Lagos, Nigeria 11 March 2022 Participants from 20 companies in Nigeria and Ghana took part in the just-concluded Round 2 of the Target Gender Equality (TGE) […]

International Women’s Day: Organizations, governments encouraged to commit to gender equality

International Women’s Day: Organizations, governments encouraged to commit to gender equality Lagos, Nigeria 9 March 2022 The Executive Director of UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, Naomi Nwokolo, made the clarion call in her goodwill message at the “Ring The Bell for Gender Equality” symposium held in commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day on Tuesday, […]