Dangote Group Emerges ‘Overall Most Responsible Business’ at SERAS 2022 Sustainability Awards

Africa’s primary corporation the Dangote Group won the desired’ Overall Most Responsible Business’ Award, simply as 3 of its subsidiaries clinched awards at the 16 th edition of the Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Responsibility Awards (SERAS) held at the Oriental hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

At the well-attended occasion, which drew stakeholders throughout the commercial sector who had actually previously sent a record 151 entries for awards in 26 classifications, cement production huge Dangote Cement Plc won an award for ‘The Best Company in Reporting & & Transparency.

Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR), which took part in the SERAS for the very first time in 2020, won the award of ‘Best Company in Food Security, while Dangote Salt Plc likewise called NASCON Plc won an award for the ‘Best Company in Gender Equality/ Women Empowerment’, on a night which saw the Dangote Industries Limited haul away 4 prominent awards.

The awards won highlight the Dangote Group’s business culture, which looks for to promote and embed sustainability throughout its numerous Business Units and pan-African operations, through alternative fuel use, energy management systems, circular economy, waste management procedures, females and youth empowerment, and social interaction with numerous host neighborhoods any place the corporation runs.

In another turning point showcased in the SERAS Awards occasion program, Dangote Group and its humanitarian arm, Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) were identified amongst those individuals who have actually included at SERAS over the last 15 years, together with other business like Guinness Plc, Nigeria LNG Limited, Mobil, Airtel, Lafarge, Access Bank Plc, Glo Telecommunications, Zenith Bank Plc, Unilever, Nestle, Channels Television e.t.c.

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Group Chief Branding & & Communications Officer, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr Anthony Chiejina, responding to the business’s exceptional efficiency at this year’s SERAS stated: “DIL’s method is concentrated on mainstreaming sustainable practices throughout the operations of the organisation. This highlights the value that we connect to our individuals, neighborhoods and other crucial stakeholders.”

The SERAS is Africa’s leading Sustainability and CSR Award. Given that its creation in 2007, and until 2019, the award has actually brought in over 1,242 from over 300 organisations. In the 2020 edition, 98 organizations took part from 7 African nations, consisting of Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. This year, 93 organisations sent out in entries from throughout Africa.

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In her address to invite individuals at the 2022 SERAS, Executive Director, TruCSR/The SERAS CSR Awards Africa, Mary Ephraim kept in mind that “CSR and sustainability have actually gone through their development. From philanthropy (the age of being back) to CSR (the period of returning) to sustainability (the age of returning) and now to circularity (the age of restoring).

” The discussion prior to now had actually had to do with how we might leave a befitting world for our kids to acquire. At the minute, it is how we as moms and dads can live so that our offspring get the chance to endure. This is why we selected the style– Climate, Circularity and the Future of Sustainability: Bridging the SDGs Gap through Impact Investing”, she included.

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