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NSE Emerges Best CSR Company

Posted: Sep 28, 2015 at 12:01 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Lagos

Nigerian Stock Exchange’s All Share Index NSEASIAs a further testament to its sustainability and corporate social responsibility achievements in promoting a sustainable capital market, The Nigerian Stock Exchange has been presented with the “Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award” at the 2015 African Business Awards held in New York on September 23, 2015.

The African Business Awards, launched in 2008 by African Business magazine, is designed to celebrate excellence in African business, by recognizing the individuals and companies that are driving Africa’s rapidly transforming economy and creating new economic opportunities for citizens and communities all over the continent.

The Managing Director of IC Publications and Group Publisher of African Business magazine, Mr. Omar Ben Yedder, said, “It is encouraging to read the many achievements that are taking place all over the continent, despite the headwinds and difficult global environment. The continent continues to be blessed with some remarkable individuals, who are driven and relentless in their ambitions to playing a transformative role. The calibre of entries is very high and continues to reflect and recognise Africa’s outstanding individuals and businesses. These entries are assessed by a judging panel of renowned individuals who are chosen for their expertise on the African Business Industry, with scores based on a set of qualitative and quantitative criteria.”