Lafarge Africa emerges best environmentally-sustainable firm at SERAS
LAFARGE Africa Plc. has been adjudged the best company in environmental sustainability, best company in sustainability reporting, and overall second runner-up at the 2015 edition of the Social Enterprise Report Awards (SERAs).
The Nigeria CSR award otherwise known as the SERAs, this year, recognized socially responsible firms under the theme ‘Building Partnership for a Sustainable Future’.
Indeed, Lafarge Africa according to a statement won the first award category as the Best Company in Environmental Sustainability, which had three other nominees including GTBank Plc., FCMB and Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), while equally emerging the best company in Sustainability Reporting with nominations into eleven different award categories.
Speaking on the awards conferred on the company, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Offcer, Lafarge Africa Plc., Peter Hoddinott, said adding value to its host communities and the lives of Nigerians remains 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.”