Lafarge Africa recognized for sustainability
Lafarge Africa Plc, one of the top innovators in sustainable construction solutions, has won four awards for its contributions to sustainability and environmental performance as well as its dedication to gender inclusion and workplace diversity.
At the 2022 NGX Made of Africa Awards, the company was given the Sustainability Reporting Award. The NGX Made of Africa Awards are intended to honor organizations and people working in the capital market system who have excelled in providing value and making a lasting effect while also serving as major forces in the development of the Nigerian and African capital markets.
At the 2022 NGX Made of Africa Awards, the company was given the Sustainability Reporting Award.
The NGX Made of Africa Awards are intended to honor organizations and people working in the capital market system who have excelled in providing value and making a lasting effect while also serving as major forces in the development of the Nigerian and African capital markets.
Lafarge Africa received the prize for leadership in sustainability reporting for exemplifying sustainability. The construction solutions company received a prize for upholding high ethical standards, adhering to “The Exchange’s” (NGX) rules and regulations, and other pertinent laws and regulations.
This honour is granted to individuals and groups for their enormous efforts and contributions to the nation’s environmental sustainability. The award, according to the organisers, is in keeping with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include:
Affordable and clean energy is goal number seven. Other goals are sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, and action on climate change. Among others, 14-Life Below Water; 15-Life on Land
The company was also recognised at the Women in Marketing Communications Award (WIMCA) 2022 as the “Most Outstanding Business in Gender Inclusion” (Extractive Industries).
The honour is given to companies that provide an environment that makes it easier for smart, educated women to join corporate boardrooms and make notable contributions.
“As evidenced by our performance in 2022, we remain at the forefront of providing green building solutions and will seize the opportunities ahead to drive innovation and create solutions that will accelerate our journey to a greener and more inclusive world,” said Oguntuga.
“Our strategy is deliberate and centered on the triple bottom line. We have adopted a horizontal approach that promotes sustainable development as the golden thread that remains constant through our four sustainability pillars: Climate and Energy, Circular Economy, Nature, and People.
Being a part of Holcim, the world leader in cutting-edge and environmentally friendly building solutions, she continued, “brings a global mindset and approach to the way we deliver our sustainability targets. We have the resources, knowledge, and expertise from around the world to keep pursuing our goals.