ASPN Holds Maiden Induction Ceremony For Sustainability Professionals

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The Association of Sustainability Professionals of Nigeria (ASPN) has held its first induction ceremony for members.

The induction ceremony themed “Together we can and will deliver a sustainable Nigeria” was held at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Ikeja, Lagos.

Dr Kenneth Amaeshi, the President of ASPN who is also the Director of Scaling Business in Africa Consortium at the University of Edinburgh Business School, United Kingdom, said in a statement that the association is happy to be inducting its first set of members, “our induction ceremony is a major milestone for us being the maiden edition.

“We also consider this a major milestone in Nigeria in view of our role in nation-building. We are determined to seek to redefine corporate responsibility and economic, environmental, social, and governance practices in the country,” he stated.

Similarly, the association’s Director of Communications, Mrs. Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan said : “at ASPN, we are convinced that our dream to set professional ethics standards for sustainability professionals, drive best practices and long-term thinking amongst individuals and businesses will go a long way to promote sustainable development in Nigeria”.

Victor-Laniyan noted that 44 individuals who have completely met the criteria of membership were inducted as Members, Associate Members, Full Members and Fellows of the association.

ASPN is a non-profit organisation established in August 2019 and officially launched in November 26, 2020 to redefine and improve the practice and profession of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Nigeria.

The ASPN platform provides easy access to resources required to build capacity to transform businesses and the private sector through networking, certification and advocacy.

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