Dangote wins awards
Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) has won the Largest Corporate Bond Lodgment Award at the FMDQ Gold Awards.
Organised by FMDQ Group, the FMDQ Gold Awards recognises excellence in fixed income, currencies and derivatives market. It also recognises demonstrated resilience and agility of the Nigerian financial markets participants and acknowledges the valuable efforts of the stakeholders and their participation in the FMDQ markets and across the financial market.
Also, during the annual Most Trusted Brand Award, organised by Brand Health Ltd, Dangote Cement was chosen as the most trusted cement brand in a survey of 13,000 consumers.
DIL also received the award of the Most Outstanding Conglomerate in Environmental Sustainability. The award was given by the Environmental Sustainability Conference, Expo and Awards (ECOSEA) initiated by Brand Communicator, a brands and marketing publication.
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The award, which took place during the celebration of the World Environment Day recently also gathered sustainability players to discuss various issues in sustainability during the conference themed Only One Earth: Building a Safer Environment.
Group Chief Branding and Communications Officer, Dangote Industries, Anthony Chiejina said the group as a fully diversified conglomerate with annual group turnover of$4 billion has invested heavily in building a sustainable business which cuts across cement, sugar, salt, petroleum, fertiliser and food.
He described the awards as another milestone in the Dangote Group’s business trajectory noting that they were testaments to the strategic business model being executed by the group, which is aimed at rejuvenating Nigeria’s economy and engendering developmental growth of Africa.
He assured that the Dangote Group would not relent in its commitment to Africa’s development, adding that the group will continue to impact lives positively through production of goods that meet the peoples’ need.