Sterling One Foundation Partners UN Global Compact, FBRA, to Host Webinar on Circular Economy


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In partnership with the United Nations Global Compact in Nigeria, Sterling Bank, and the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance, Sterling One Foundation will join over 180 countries globally to take action in commemoration of the World Clean-Up Day 2021 by hosting a webinar themed Beyond Cleanup: Implementing Sustainable Actions for Achieving a Circular Economy in Nigeria.


The webinar will stimulate conversations among critical stakeholders in the industry in order to foster collaboration efforts among the value chain players this United Nations declared Decade of Action. It comes against the backdrop of the pandemic and the recently declared code red emergency on environmental sustainability by the UN. It will examine how the nation can build back strongly leveraging partnerships and new forms of economic production and consumption which maintain and regenerate environmental resources.


It will also highlight how we can build a well-functioning economy that generates well-being and prosperity for all its people through a gradual transition to a circular economy.


It will hold on Thursday, 16th of September 2021 at 11am, West Central African time.

The line-up of speakers and facilitators include Matthieu Seguin, the Chairman, Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance and the Managing Director of Nigerian Bottling Company; Desmond Majekodunmi, a multiple award-winning environmentalist and the Founder and Executive Director, Lekki Urban Forestry and Animal Shelter Initiative; Naomi Nwokolo, Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, Nigeria and Dele Faseemo, Group Head, Energy - Power, Oil and Gas and Renewable Energy, Sterling Bank.


Interested participants can register here

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About Sterling One Foundation

Sterling One Foundation is driven by the unique challenges facing Africa and the need for progressive change. They are committed to be the benchmark of positive social impact in Nigeria by creating sustainable solutions for youth empowerment and job creation via impactful sectors which are Education, Food security, Renewable energy, Gender development and Health.


About The United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria

The United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria is one of the 71 local networks (country office) of the UN Global Compact. Guided by The Ten Principles and the 17 SDGs, we support companies and stakeholders in understanding what responsible business means within a global and local context and provide guidance to translate sustainability commitments into action. Global Compact Network Nigeria stimulates and facilitates the creation of local connections and serves as a catalyst to companies and stakeholders to achieve Agenda 2030. The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria mobilises a local movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders with the aim of improving the lives of future generations. For more information, follow @globalcompactnigeria on Instagram, UN Global Compact Network Nigeria on Linkedin or visit our website at


About FBRA

Registered in March 2018 as the Industry Coalition for the Food and Beverage Sector to serve as the Producer Responsibility Organisation to implement the Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging material in Nigeria. The Alliance has membership drawn from responsible and forward-thinking companies which include Nigerian Bottling Company Plc, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited, Nestle Nigeria Plc, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Intercontinental Distillers Limited, International Breweries Limited, Tulip Cocoa, Prima Caps and Preforms, DOW Chemicals, Tetra Pak West Africa, The LaCasera Company Limited, Engee PET Manufacturing Company Limited, Omnik Limited, UAC Foods Limited, Unilever Nigeria Plc, Perfetti Van Melle, CHI Limited and Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited. For more on FBRA, visit

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