UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Annual Report (2020-2022)

This Annual Report is intended to provide our stakeholders and the public with an overview of the progress of the UN Global Compact Network Nigeria across key strategic and operational focus areas, as well as highlighting key activities undertaken to promote business action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) between 2020 and 2022. Related Posts […]

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 […]

Communiqué: A Stakeholder Consultation on the Draft Exposure Document on Small and Medium Enterprises’ Corporate Governance Guidelines (SME-CGG) for MSMEs in Nigeria

Communiqué: 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 […]

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 […]

Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria Is Not Possible Without Decent Work

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 […]