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Category Archives: CSR

Guinness Nigeria donates a mini-water project to Albarka Community in Nasarawa State

As the world counts down to the 2030 United Nations’ clean water and sanitation goal, Guinness Nigeria, as part of its sustainable development strategy, has maintained its commitment towards the provision of potable water across communities in Nigeria. For Guinness, achieving this objective is sacrosanct for attaining the desired global wellbeing.

Goldberg, La Casera to support 2019 Udiroko Festival

Two major beverage brands, Goldberg Lager beer, produced by Nigerian Breweries Plc, and La Casera Apple drink, made by The La Casera Company Nigeria Limited are some of the sponsors billed to take part in the 2019 edition of the Udiroko Festival, a cultural celebration of the Ado-Ekiti people as a collective entity that dates back to 1310 AD.
Both sponsors are said to have taken notice of the importance of the festival celebrated annually in Ado-Ekiti, South West Nigeria.

“We have reached over 16,000 young people with business and life skills” – NBC

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), the bottlers of Coca-Cola soft drinks in the country has said that its Youth Empowered programme has trained 16,000 entrepreneurs.

The company’s Public Affairs and Communications Director, Ekuma Eze, made this known while speaking at a three-day training workshop in Calabar. He said that the soft drinks giant is involved in the initiative because the government alone cannot solve the problem of unemployment.

Recipient of 7Up Harvard Business School Scholarship 2019 unveiled

Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited (“SBC”), makers of Pepsi, 7Up, Teem, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Aquafina and H2Oh! have restated its commitment to consistently invest in the Nigerian youth.

At the unveiling of Miss Anyanwu Maureen Uzoamaka as the recipient of the 7Up Harvard Business School MBA Scholarship for 2019, Managing Director of SBC, Mr. Ziad Maloof said the future of Nigeria belongs to the youths urged Uzoamaka to use the global MBA and leadership training she will acquire from Harvard Business School to make a positive impact in Nigeria.

Ecobank Nigeria hits milestone with removal of two million PET bottles from the environment

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the successful removal of two million plastic bottles from the streets and drains of Lagos State. The Pan African bank which launched the campaign in May had set a target of removing four million PET bottles from the environment as part of its environmental sustainability campaign. The bank rolled out the initiative in May telling Lagos residents to turn in their used plastic bottles in exchange for cash at designated locations across the state.

Coca-Cola Foundation, Water Aid launch N300m Water Project in Enugu

The Coca-Cola Foundation, in partnership with Water Aid Nigeria, has launched an N300m water project in three Local Government Areas (LGA) of Enugu State.

The project is part of an effort to boost access to portable water supply in the state.

The aim of the flagship programme, which is the Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), is to provide access to sustainable clean water, sanitation and hygiene services to over 10,000 residents in and around Nsukka, Ezeagu, Uzo-Uwani, Isiuzo, and Enugu South LGAs in the State.

Maltina Teacher of the Year extends entries deadline

Nigerian Breweries Plc on Wednesday announced the extension of deadline for submission of entries for the Maltina Teacher of the Year award. The deadline which was initially scheduled to end on 12th July has been extended to 26th July, 2019.

Speaking on Wednesday on the decision to extend the deadline, Nigerian Breweries’ Corporate Affairs Director, Mrs Sade Morgan, said the decision was done in response to calls by teachers and other stakeholders to allow for additional time for more teachers to submit their entries.

CHI’s Hollandia Foundation donates milk to children at IDP Camp

Hollandia No Kid Hungry Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of CHI Limited, makers of Hollandia yoghurt and other milk brands, has donated dairy products to more than 500 vulnerable children at the Bogije Internally Displaced Person’s camp in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State.

The organization said it is determined to fight child hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria, hence its donation.

International Breweries flags-off 2019 Kickstart Programme

International Breweries Plc., a member of ABInBev brewer, has flagged off the 2019 edition of Kickstart, an innovative youth entrepreneurship programme that empowers young people with the financial muscle and training to implement different entrepreneurial ventures.

The company also unveiled its new foundation, International Breweries Foundation.

NBC pledges commitment to economic growth at unveiling of sustainability report

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), the sole bottler of Coca-Cola products in Nigeria and a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC) has restated its commitment to contributing its quota towards a more sustainable society through its social, economic and environmental initiatives.

At the unveiling of the company’s sustainability report, NBCs’ Public Affairs and Communications Director, Ekuma Eze, described the Sustainability Report as a compilation of NBC’s social impact and environmental stewardship in Nigeria over the last few years.