Cream Liqueur sees growth with new players, more flavours

Cream liqueur is experiencing renewed growth in Nigeria, spurred by increased interest by consumers, particularly women. It is a favourite of women because it is a type of alcoholic spirits for people More »

Modular building technology firm sees growth opportunities in various sectors as economy recovers

Lange & Grant, an integrated projects development company with a complete in-house assembly line facility to produce large scale insulated sandwich panels, made with polyurethane foam for commercial projects said that the More »

Category Archives: CSR

Yemi Osinbajo commends International Breweries Foundation’s Kickstart programme

International Breweries Kickstart Programme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has lauded International Breweries Foundation, the social investment vehicle of International Breweries Plc, for awarding grants of over N73 million to 90 deserving young entrepreneurs through its Kickstart initiative. The landmark award ceremony took place on Thursday, 28 November 2019, at the Edmark Centre in Lagos.

Abuja Teacher, again wins the 2019 Maltina Teacher of the Year Award

2019 Maltina Teacher of the Year Award Winner

A new teacher has been crowned the 2019 Maltina Teacher of the Year. Ezem Collins, a teacher at the Royal Family Academy, Abuja beat all contestants to win the covetous crown. Collins, a Civic Education and Christian Religious Studies teacher was declared the winner of the prestigious honour at the grand finale held on Friday, October 18, 2019, at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

FBRA appoints Executive Secretary to deepen commitment towards a sustainable recycling economy

Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, Executive Secretary, Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has announced the appointment of Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, as the Executive Secretary of the Alliance to drive its ambitious goal towards building a sustainable recycling economy for food and beverage packaging waste in Nigeria.

Onaghise will drive the various campaigns and initiatives of FBRA as a Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) to fruition, with her wealth of experience. This would further strengthen the recovery of food and beverage packaging waste in compliance with the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policy of the Federal Government.

Nigerian Breweries reiterates commitment to education development

Maltina Teacher of the Year

Nigerian Breweries Plc has said it is committed to using the Felix Ohiwerei Educational Trust Fund to develop and raise the standard of education across the country.

The commitment was made when its Managing Director/CEO, Jordi Borrut Bel, spoke at the inauguration of a block of classrooms, library and conveniences to Government Day Secondary School, Karu, Abuja in honour of the 2018 Maltina Teachers of the Year winner.

Beer Sectoral Group, FRSC launch “Kick Against Drink and Drive” campaign

don't drink and drive campaign

As part of its responsibility and contribution to adding value and to also ensure safety in the society and to promote responsible consumption of Beers and alcohol in the society, Beer Sectoral Group (BSG) of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says it is launching 2019 “Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign to create awareness about the dangers of drunk driving.

NBC delivers multi-million euros education and water projects to Kano State as part of CSR initiative

NBC logo

The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), the sole bottler of Coca-Cola products in Nigeria and a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Limited (CCHBC) has inaugurated several education and water projects in Kano State.

According to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the firm signed with the state, the completed projects will benefit over one million people living around the area where the company has its operations.

Ecobank Nigeria gets commendations from Lagos State, corporate organisations on environmental initiatives

Lagos State Government, corporate institutions and well-meaning Nigerians have continued to pour commendations on Ecobank, the pan-African bank for its effort on ridding the streets and waterways of Lagos of bio-degradable plastic bottles.

Ecobank was at the weekend presented with the 2019 CSR Marble Award of Excellence at an event organized by a renowned public relations company, AS+A Communications in Lagos.

Coca-Cola HBC again wins the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

coca-cola hbc logo

Coca-Cola HBC, a leading anchor bottler of Coke soft drinks in 28 countries including Nigeria and the parent company of the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) has again won the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

The 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – a leading global benchmark for sustainability in business – rated Coca-Cola HBC Europe’s most sustainable beverage company. This is the 6th time in 7 years that the company has been ranked number 1 in the index and the 9th year in a row that it has been ranked in the top three Global and European beverage companies.

Nigerian Breweries launches new empowerment scheme for youths in host communities

Leading brewer, Nigerian Breweries Plc has unveiled a new empowerment scheme called “Partnership for Growth”. According to the company, the new programme, which is part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) is aimed at equipping Nigerian youths, especially those in its host communities with vocational and life skills that create wealth and support livelihood.

The programme kick-off in August had 100 youths, 50 males and 50 females selected from Awo-Omamma Community, in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State.

Life Lager Hi-Life Fest draws to a close with a new King, other winners

Leading brewer, Nigerian Breweries Plc, makers of Life Lager beer, among others has concluded the 2019 edition of Hi-Life Fest amid fanfare. The brewer rewarded the winners with N20m in prizes in different categories.

According to the company, the competition which is its corporate social responsibility has been a huge success with various regional performances across the South Eastern states.