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Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles

Nigeria Current 2012

These Principles, which encompass commitments to both environmental sustainability and respect for human rights. The nine Principles require banks to respect human rights in their business activities, to promote financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment, and to integrate environmental and social considerations into all bank decision-making processes.

Issuer name

Central Bank of Nigeria

More information

In July 2012, the Nigerian Bankers’ Committee a group of representatives from the leading Nigerian commercial banks adopted the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles. Banks are required to measure and report their progress toward implementing the Principles on a regular basis.

Reporting resources

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

All financial institutions

Industry scope

Financial Services

Disclosure venue

information disclosure

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

Human Rights

Status

Current

Country

Nigeria

Region

Africa & Middle East

Date of publication

2012

Issuer type

Financial Market Regulators

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

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