February 8, 2016/Forte Oil
Nigeria’s premier integrated energy solutions provider has been listed as a participation of the United Nation Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate social responsibility initiative with over 8,000 companies and 4,000 non-business participants in 135 countries that are committed to the advancement of global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Forte Oil Plc. as a signatory to the United Nation Global Compact (UNGC) platform aligns its core business activities, advocacy and philanthropy with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
The UN Global Compact works to ensure that business activity adds value not only to the bottom-line, but also to people, communities and the planet.
Commenting on Forte Oil Plc. listing on the UNGC directory, the Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Akin Akinfemiwa said, “We are very proud to be part of this global initiative that promotes what our country is very passionate about – Conducting business in the most ethical and transparent manner.”
He noted further that “the goals and ideals of the UN Global Impact aligns with the vision of the company to use best governance practices as a tool for not only for profitability but also to be to be a valuable corporate citizen in our immediate environment and the world at large”.