Dangote Industries Limited has reiterated its commitment to a sustainable environment in all the communities where its business units operate by y: prioritising the use of natural and renewable resources.
The Company said in a statement that it was educating the Small and Medium Enterprises on driving positive change and foster more ways of sustainable production and consumption to drive a better society conducive to economic development.
The Group Managing Director of Dangote Cement Plc, Arvind Pathak, made these remarks while speaking during Sustainable Living Fair, a discussion and exhibition programme held recently in Lagos, as part of activities marking this year’s Sustainability Week themed “Sustainable Production and Consumption – The Dangote Way.”
He said, “Dangote Cement Sustainability Week is a yearly tradition of positively impacting our host communities, through employee volunteering, across our Nigerian and Pan African plants, as well as all Dangote business units. The journey to sustainability at Dangote Cement officially commenced in 2017 with the adoption of a Dangote Group wide seven Sustainability Pillars; cultural, economic, operational, social, environmental, financial and institutional, in every aspect of our business operations.”
According to him, since the inauguration of the Dangote Cement Sustainability Week in 2018, employee volunteers have increased by 73 per cent, a testament to our vibrant Sustainability culture.
He added, “This year, one of the activities earmarked for the commemoration of our sustainability week is the flagship Dangote Sustainable Living Fair which is aimed at showcasing the various components of a sustainable lifestyle.
“At the fair, members of our host communities, visitors as well as employees can learn to prioritize the use of natural and renewable resources. Exhibitors are provided with an avenue to exhibit their goods, educate, and proffer alternatives to consumers thereby cThe Dangote Cement boss also commended the administration of the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his commitment to good governance, which has been demonstrated by the various environmental initiatives embarked upon by the Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources.reating a win-win situation. “
The Dangote Cement boss also commended the administration of the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his commitment to good governance, which has been demonstrated by the various environmental initiatives embarked upon by the Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources.