UNGA 78: NNPC Ltd Signs Up To UN Global Compact


By Emmanuella Anokam

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) has signed up as a participant of the United Nations Global Compact, thereby becoming the first state-owned oil company to join the global initiative.

Malam Mele Kyari, Group CEO of NNPC Ltd., signed the Letter of Commitment, at the ongoing UN General Assembly (UNGA), signifying its participation in the UN Global Compact in New York.

A statement by the NNPC Ltd. management on Thursday said the company signed up in a short ceremony on the sidelines of President Bola Tinubu’s session during the Global Africa Business Initiative (GABI) at the ongoing general assembly.

Speaking shortly after the signing, Kyari said the company’s participation in the UN Global Compact was a further testimony to Nigeria’s commitment to work with global partners towards attaining a just Energy Transition.

Kyari added that with this development, NNPC Ltd. supports the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact on human…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria