Latest: Dangote Place Sustainability ahead of Wealth Creation
Posted By: Dj Devoskid
on June 9, 2019
Dangote: Placing Sustainability ahead of Wealth Creation
Since the traditional belief that businesses are set up for profit-making is fast being weakened by new global realities, brands across the world are left with no option than to consciously seek ways to create value for their employees, customers, shareholders and investors as well as governments and host communities. Dangote Group has blazed the trail by becoming the first Nigerian company to publicly unveil how its business impacts lives, reports Bamidele Famoofo
Dangote Cement Plc, the most capitalised company in Nigeria and largest producers of cement in Africa, which also ranks amongst the top 10 in the world, recently blazed the trail as the first quoted company to present the facts behind its sustainability report to investors and analysts on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The point it wanted to prove and which it succeeded doing as it presented its fact sheet to investors and analysts was to tell the world that its primary aim of spreading its fast-growing cement business across the continent of Africa, beginning from Nigeria, is not to just make the money, but to also better the lives of the people everywhere it runs its business in seven critical ways.
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