Dangote Industries Limited reiterated its commitment to a sustainable environment in all communities where its business units operate by prioritizing the use of natural and renewable resources.
The company said in a statement that it educates small and medium-sized businesses about driving positive change and promoting more ways of sustainable production and consumption to promote a better society that leads to economic development. Ta.
Mr. Arvind Pathak, Group Managing Director, Dangote Cement Plc, spoke at the recent discussion and exhibition held in Lagos as part of activities to mark this year’s Sustainability Week themed “Sustainable Production and Consumption – Dangote”. I made this comment during a lecture at the Sustainable Living Fair program. Method. ”
He said, “Dangote Cement Sustainability Week is an annual tradition that positively impacts host communities through the volunteerism of our employees across our Nigerian and Pan-African factories, as well as across all Dangote business units. Dangote Cement’s sustainability journey officially began in 2017 with the adoption of seven sustainability pillars across Dangote Group: cultural, economic, operational, social, environmental, financial, institutional, etc.
According to him, since the inception of Dangote Cement Sustainability Week in 2018, employee volunteering has increased by 73%, which is a testament to the company’s vibrant sustainability culture.
He further added, “One of the activities scheduled to commemorate Sustainability Week this year is the flagship Dangote Sustainable Living Fair, which aims to showcase the various elements of a sustainable lifestyle. .
“At the fair, host community members, visitors, and employees can learn how to prioritize the use of natural and renewable resources. It provides an avenue to educate and provide alternatives, creating a win-win situation.
The Dangote Cement boss also commended the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for his commitment to good governance as evidenced by various environmental initiatives initiated by the Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources.