Bad roads, traffic gridlocks and fear of rainfalls.

As I rushed to get the medication prescibed by my doc for my baby's discomfort, rocking my clogs in the mud, I could not resist the urge to take a picture and make a short video of the present state of the road. Residents do not pray for rainfall here because vehicles get damaged, fares … Continue reading Bad roads, traffic gridlocks and fear of rainfalls.

Good to Great: Moving beyond compliance

The last piece I wrote on Due Diligence received great feedback. I was asked to talk about Moving beyond compliance as a standalone topic. Dear Mansu, this is for you! So, to the business of the day. What does it mean to move beyond compliance? Being compliant simply means you are aware about a set … Continue reading Good to Great: Moving beyond compliance

Due Diligence and the practice of being on the good side of the law

After hours of brainstorming about what title would be appropriate for what I want share today, I settled for Due Diligence and the practice of being on the good side of the law. For those who are not so clear on the exact meaning of due diligence, Google defines due diligence as "reasonable steps taken … Continue reading Due Diligence and the practice of being on the good side of the law

NSE/GRI Sustainability Reporting Workshop

Sustainability Solutions

The Nigerian Stock Exchange in partnership with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) hosts a workshop on sustainability reporting in Lagos. At this event, the NSE Sustainability Disclosure Guidelines will be unveiled.

The event will hold as scheduled below:

Date: Tuesday March 19, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m.Venue: NSE Event Center, Stock Exchange House, Marina, Lagos State

Insights would be shared on the imperative of good sustainable practices and reporting, as the conversations at this workshop are also expected to address the implementation of sustainability reporting, reporting process and enhancement of corporate transparency as well as corporate ESG performance.

Speakers at the event include:

Mr. Bola Adeeko, Head, Shared Service Division, NSE;

Bekeme Masade-Olowola, GRI Board Member and Executive Director, CSR in Action;

Olumide Orojimi, Head, Corporate Communication, NSE;

Godstime Iwenekhai, Head, Listing Regulation Department, NSE.

“A wide range of investors and other stakeholders are increasingly demanding more disclosure of information and…

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