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Unilever, ICCN move to deepen SDGs in Nigeria

Leading fast consumer moving goods (FCMG) manufacturers, Unilever Nigeria Plc has sealed an understanding with the International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria (ICCN) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Sequel to the understanding, the Executive Vice President, Unilever Nigeria Plc, Mr. Yaw Nsakor will be the Special Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker at the ICCN yearly Dinner and Dance, to celebrate the achievements and milestones of the Chamber.

Business Hilights gathered ICCN is leveraging on its Observer Status at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, to championing the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The event, scheduled for Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Metropolitan Club, Lagos, would be graced by a cross section of notable business Leaders, eminent personalities and Captains of Industry in both the private and public sectors of the economy as well as members of the Diplomatic Corps.

Details available at the ICC Business Charter for Sustainable Development Business Contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, mandates the foundation and resources for societies to develop and prosper, and for people to meet their needs and pursue their aspirations.

Other multiplier effects include enabling economic empowerment and poverty eradication, advance environmental stewardship; and contribute to dealing with the trans-boundary global challenges highlighted by the UN SDGs.

ICCN believes that economic growth is driven by innovative, successful, and responsible businesses operating within strong, forward-looking governance and policy frameworks.

Analysts say the new synergy between Unilever and ICCN will deepen strong alliance between business and governments to support integration of sustainable development goals into the mainstream economy of Nigeria.