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Register Now for the GRI Standards Sustainability Report Training

The GRI Standards are the first global standards for sustainability reporting and is compatible with popular and regulatory reporting requirements such as the United Nations Global Compact’s Communication on Progress, the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles (NSBP), the United Nations Principles on Responsible Investment (UNPRI) and the IFC Performance Standards. The Standards feature a modular, interrelated…

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The Commercialisation of NNPC and the Nigerian

Many of us who operate within the oil and gas sector watched history in the making as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) transitioned to the commercial venture,

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Setting the Pace for Sustainability in Nigeria’s Financial Sector

Dr Herbert Wigwe is currently the CEO and Group Managing Director of Access Bank Plc (Access Bank). He bought Access Bank in 2020 alongside Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, his business partner. CSR-in-Action chose to interview Dr Wigwe because of his wealth of knowledge about the banking sector and for the Bank’s high recognition in sustainability by regulators,…

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Computer Literacy Now Mandatory for Civil Servants

The Head of the Civil Service (Hos)of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, has declared that computer literacy is now mandatory for all federal civil servants. She stated this on Tuesday, 19 July 2022 while declaring open a one-day Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Solution Roundtable and Workshop organised for Directors of Reform Coordination and Service Improvement,…

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Buhari Unveils New NNPC Limited

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially unveiled the new Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL). The unveiling took place on Tuesday, 19 July 2022 at the presidential banquet hall in Abuja. NNPC’s transformation into a CAMA company follows the implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021. On July 1, 2022, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company…

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ACT Foundation’s Changemakers Innovation Challenge 2022

The Changemakers Innovation Challenge is conceived by ACT Foundation as a response to the impressive work of community nonprofits, businesses and social enterprises in Africa who are leveraging technology/ digital tools to create social change in their communities. Research shows that most nonprofits using technology/ digital tools to drive projects and develop communities are coming ahead…

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Commonwealth Professional Fellowships 2022/23

Commonwealth Professional Fellowships are for mid-career professionals from low- and middle-income countries to spend a period of time at a UK host organisation working in their sector for a programme of professional development. Purpose: To provide professionals with the opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills in their given sector, and to have catalytic effects on…

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Sustainability in insurance

There is a need for the regulator to boost sustainability in the industry. And also needed is the provision of better tools and approaches to managing the global sustainable risks, which are environmental, social, and governance (ESG). These were the summary of the maiden edition of the ‘Insurance industry parley’ organised by the Chartered Insurance…

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Nominations For Community and Human Rights (CAHR) Africa Awards

With over 1,000 nominations received for the 2021 Community and Human Rights (CAHR) Awards Africa, nominations for the 2022 Community and Human Rights (CAHR) Awards Africa are officially open! The prestigious CAHR Awards is Nigeria’s first award ceremony dedicated to celebrating outstanding individuals and organisations that have performed excellently in engaging their communities creditably through…

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World Environment Day 2022: Chevron Nigeria’s commitment to a sustainable future

The theme for this year is “Only One Earth,” with a focus on “Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature.” The campaign shines a spotlight on climate action, nature action, and pollution action while admonishing everyone, everywhere to live sustainably. Chevron Nigeria Limited (CHL) identifies with this global action to save the earth as it aligns…

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Here’s What We Mean When We Talk About Stakeholder Engagement

It is impossible to discuss Sustainability without stakeholder engagement. In a sense, stakeholders’ demands justified the necessity for sustainability. These demands prompted the development of the notion of sustainability. According to the GRI Standards is an important tool for sustainability reports and its disclosures itemise useful processes for stakeholder identification, engagement and management in Sustainability…

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Increased Funding for Agriculture and Infrastructure Development

The Association of Nigerian Development Finance Institutions (ANDFI) has urged increased collaboration among Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) to address the economic challenges facing the country. The Chairman, NDFI, and Managing Director, of the Bank of Industry (BOI), Olukayode Pitan, made the call at the opening of the Association’s second annual general assembly. The event, which…

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