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​Events and Activities

The First Bank Sustainability Centre is involved in several activities, all of which will address the underlying goal of providing decision makers involved in sustainability, sustainable development and corporate affairs, as well as other sustainability professionals with knowledge and tools in a variety of forms. 

The activities in 2014 include:

Sustainability Master Class - February 17-19

Fee: N210,000  

Sustainability Workshop for NGOs – June 03-04, 2014

Fee: N140,000

Corporate sustainability Breakfast Meeting with Directors and Managers of Corporate & non Corporate Organisations - June 11, 2014

Fee: free/strictly by invitation

The Centre also teaches the MBA courses at LBS under the title "Shared Values". 

CEO Roundtable on Sustainability– September, 2014

Fee: free/strictly by invitation

International Sustainability Conference 2014 – Theme: – October 2014

Fee: Free

Corporate sustainability workshop for the Media/Journalists - October 2014

Fee: Strictly by invitation 

Implementing Sustainable Strategy in the Energy & Extractive Industries (Executive programme)

Lagos (3days) and Edinburgh (3days)

Fee: N700,000

Implementing Sustainable Strategy in the Energy & Extractive Industries (Executive programme)

The drive for sustainable development and corporate sustainability has continued to reshape the global economic landscape and attract regulatory attention. This drive is intense in sectors perceived to have a direct impact on society.

The impact of the Energy and Extractive Industries in most developing regions cannot be over-emphasised. It is usually environmental, social and economic; and both sectors cannot escape the need to explore and exploit their sustainability challenges and opportunities.

In addition, both sectors are currently undergoing a phenomenal transformation, mainly induced by the liberalisation and privatisation agenda of the federal government. These will entail opening up the market to both local and sophisticated global actors, and their consequent challenges. In that regard, it is obvious that there is the need for businesses and regulators in the sector to take these challenges seriously and make the necessary adjustments to competitively take advantage of the emerging trends in the global extractive and energy market for the benefit of the domestic market. The essence of this programme is to enable firms in the energy and extractive industries to competitively minimise their negative impact and enhance their positive effect on society, the environment and economy. One way to go about this is to ensure that sustainability thinking and paradigm are embedded in their strategies. Research and experience have shown that well-articulated and engrained sustainability strategies enhance organisational adaptability and survival in complex environments.​

This programme will expose participants to​

·       Current trends and issues in the Global Energy and Extractive Industries

·       The Nigerian Energy and Extractive Industries – Policies, Players and Practices

·       Sustainability Best Practices in the Energy and Extractive Industries

·       Stakeholder Engagement and Accountability

·       Social Investment and Community Relations Strategies

·       Responsible practices in the workplace (including Health & Safety and Employee Relations)

·       Economic, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

For more Information, Click on the link below​

Implemeting Sustainable Strategy in the Energy and Extractive Industries Brochure

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