The Nigeria CSR Award, also known as the Social Enterprise Report Awards (SERAs) has awarded Lafarge Africa Best Company in Environmental Sutainability, Best Company in Sustainability Reporting and Overall Second Runner-Up, at the 2015 Awards ceremony.
The event was held on 20 November at the Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos, under the theme ‘Building Partnership for a Sustainable Future’ and was attended by personalities and top executives from various companies in Nigeria.
Speaking on the awards conferred on the company, Group MD/CEO, Lafarge Africa Plc, Peter Hoddinott said adding value to its host communities and the lives of Nigerians remain the core of the company's CSR interventions, while assuring that "the awards will spur Lafarge Africa Plc to remain committed to sustainable social investments across the country, particularly in the areas of health and safety, environment, youth empowerment and provision of infrastructure".
Previously, Lafarge Africa Plc. won three awards, including the overall winner, at the SERAs in 2013, and a further three awards in 2014, including the award for Best Company in labour and employment practices.
Adapted from press release by Rebecca Bowden
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