Access Bank, others launch first United Nations Global Compact Nigeria Compendium


Nigeria’s biggest retail bank and sustainability champion, Access Bank Plc, has joined others organization to launch the first-ever United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) sustainability compendium in Nigeria.

The abridgment, which was propelled as of late at the UNGC Breakfast Dialog, records a portion of the excellent endeavors of the Bank, its supportability voyage and its vital coordinated efforts to encourage financial improvement.

“The collective will and desire for action amongst organizations has taken a giant leap from where it was few years ago. However, compared to other nations, the statistics of malaria, poverty and deaths in Nigeria paints a very gory picture. Hence, it is the responsibility of every corporate organization, SME and individual to get involved in activities that will aid the achievement of the SDGs come 2030,”.

Throughout the years, Access Bank has encouraged a developing number of manageability exercises, including the Malaria-to-Zero activity, gave the first ever CBI-affirmed Green Bond, and furthermore supported different not-for-profit organization and projects over every one of the 36 states in the nation’s six geo-political zones, among others.

The Head, Sustainability, Access Bank Plc., Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan, guaranteed Nigerians that Access Bank won’t yield in its commitments to the accomplishment of the SDGs saying, “We have settled in manageability into all aspects of our business tasks and exercises, notwithstanding adjusting the execution of our maintainability technique with the accomplishment of the SDGs.”

“To this end, we have gained great ground in driving social, natural and financial improvement locally and comprehensively. In spite of these, we won’t yield, rather, we will keep on contributing our time, assets and work with applicable partners to give imaginative answers for neighborhood and worldwide difficulties”.


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