Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited says it has been recognised for its continued efforts towards accelerating zero in Nigeria at the annual ECOSEA 2022 Awards.
The lender said it won Eco-friendly Brand Campaign of the Year award for its Net Zero Campaign. Themed ‘Only One Earth: Towards a Safer Environment’, the maiden event was held in Lagos on Wednesday, according to a statement.
In his welcome address, the Convener of ECOSEA and Publisher of Brand Communicator, Joshua Ajayi, said the event was the first step in an exciting journey he believe would continue for many years into the future.
He described the event as a convergence of stakeholders in environmental sustainability in both the public and private sectors, as well as development agencies in the sustainability space, he took time to highlight the goals of the annual conference.
The convener said, “Our goal for ECOSEA is to create an annual platform that would steadily become the largest foremost thought-leadership platform that champions the cause of environmentally sustainable actions in Africa.
“We also want to create an aspirational space people will gather annually to showcase innovative and environmentally friendly products, services, and initiatives. We equally want to be the most prestigious recognition platform for champions of environmental sustainability in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa while serving as a tool of inspiration to others”.
Speaking on the award, Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, Dayo Aderugbo, said, ‘We are excited about the award being presented to the Bank today. For us at Standard Chartered Bank, this award is a testament to our years of driving various initiatives and campaigns to raise awareness on the SDGs targeted at protecting the environment.