The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has emerged the best corporate social responsibility company. The award was presented to the Exchange at the 2015 African Business Awards held in New York recently.
The NSE in a statement said the award is a further testament to its sustainability and corporate social responsibility achievements in promoting a sustainable capital market, 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 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 outstanding individuals and businesses.