FirstBank spreads Corporate Responsibility around

First Bank of Nigeria, the nation’s premier financial institution, says that the third edition of its Corporate Responsibility &Sustainability (CR&S) will kick off on July 1 to July 6.

The bank said that the week-long activities would take place in the six geopolitical zones of the country and the bank’s business locations in Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, Senegal, Sierra Leone, DR Congo and the United Kingdom.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports the 2019 edition is themed “Ripples of Kindness, Putting You First’’.

NSE to ‘eRace’ Cancer at 2016 Corporate Challenge

Photo L-R: Olumide Orojimi, Head, Corporate Communications Department, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Bola Adeeko, Head, Corporate Services Division, NSE; Margaret Adeleke, convener of Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP-Nigeria); and Dr. Abia Nzelu, Executive Secretary, CECP at the NSE 2016 5km Corporate Challenge Press Briefing at the Exchange today.

NSE Emerges Best CSR Company

As a further testament to its sustainability and corporate social responsibility achievements in promoting a sustainable capital market, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), was presented with the “Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award” at the 2015 African Business Awards held in New York on September 23, 2015. 

NBC Celebrates World Water Day

The Nigerian Bottling Company’s (NBC’s) commitment to a sustainable environment through the promotion of programmes that contribute to access to water and water security was highlighted at this year’s World Water Day (WWD), which was marked March 22, 2013 across the world.

CSR: First Bank On The Radar

As Nigeria’s earliest and foremost bank with over 8,000 employees and through day-to-day operations in about 650 branches and business locations across Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria is positioned to contribute to the development of the country.

Through partnerships with leading organisations, the Bank has focused on support for educational advancement, enterprise development, entrepreneurship, health and welfare. Other support programs include financial aids to the physically challenged, security and safety, environmental and medical interventions.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility is a concept whereby companies voluntarily integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders.  It is the commitment of a company to contribute to sustainable economic development, working with employees, their families, the local community and society at large to improve their quality of life.