NGX seeks UN’s partnership on SDGs, climate change

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Mr Oscar Onyema, NGX Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Jesusegun Alagbe

Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX) says it is seeking a partnership with the United Nations towards financing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and climate change.

NGX said the partnership would help companies on the African continent play their part in creating a resilient future.

Mr Oscar Onyema, NGX Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, disclosed this on Saturday, saying he had met with Ms Sanda Ojiambo, Chief Executive Officer, UN Global Compact, for the aforementioned goals.

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The duo met on the sidelines of the ongoing 76th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), attended by President Muhammadu Buhari and other officials.

“I had the pleasure of meeting with Sanda Ojiambo, Chief Executive Officer, UN Global Compact, yesterday (Friday) in New York sequel to the successful launch of the UNGC Africa Strategy,” Onyema wrote on LinkedIn.

“Following our enlightening exchange, I look forward to continuing the collaboration between Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) and UNGC to scale impact towards financing for the SDGs and climate change while helping companies on the African continent play their part in creating a resilient future.”