28 Jan 2017

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With 2016 being the second-warmest year on record, and with issues like high executive pay and diversity gaining more awareness, you may be curious to know what companies care most about sustainability. Since 2005, Toronto-based magazine and research firm Corporate Knights has put together the Global 100, an annual list of the world’s most sustainable companies. Using publicly available ...

28 Jan 2017

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Sustainability has become a top corporate goal due to the fact that both customers and employees require companies to be diligent in environmental stewardship. However,  efforts to develop follow through on these goals are lacking. A new report from Bain & Company, Achieving Breakthrough Results in Sustainability, finds that only 2% of corporate sustainability programs achieve ...

27 Jan 2017

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Members of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) local network in Nigeria have renewed their commitment to achieving the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) of the out-going Minister of environment, Amina Mohammed. UNGC is the world’s largest voluntary corporate initiative based on Chief Executive Officers commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and impleme...

20 Jan 2017

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Business executives and especially those in the C-suites have 12 pristine months to make a difference first and foremost to their shareholders but more importantly to stakeholders. The corporate sustainability agenda needs to be key in any business in 2017 as the current global trend is for companies to engage in doing good for the sake of good business in the future. Globall...

13 Dec 2016

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Access Bank has been adjudged the best Nigerian company in Corporate Citizenship in the first ever competitive index on corporate social responsibility in Nigeria by CSR-in-Action, a registered social enterprise devoted to the advancement of social ethics, social responsibility and corporate governance in Nigeria.  In the Corporate Citizenship Index (3C-index) released today, a total of...

15 Jun 2016

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Nigeria lies on the cusp of greatness, having natural and human resources in abundance and with an economy that has boomed in the past decade, growing by some 7% annually. This, in turn, means that it has the potential to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and lift millions of people out of poverty. But the role of the private sector in delivering these goals wil...
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