Xcellon Capital Advisors (XCA), a non-bank financial institution based in Lagos, has been admitted into the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).
In a letter received this week and signed by the UN Secretary General, Antonio Gutierrez, it was stated that XCA is now admitted into the global elite of corporate citizens that are bound by the ideals of pursuing sound corporate charter that encompass several key aspects, which include Sustainable Development Goals to drive business awareness and achieve long-term growth.
This was contained in a statement issued yesterday by Xcellon’s Head of Corporate Services.
The UN Global Corporate Compact, consists of over 17,000 companies around the world with 23,615 participants operating in 167 countries and 62 local networks.
The group was created several years ago on the mandate of the General Secretary to help companies navigate the emerging complex operating ecosystem.
Executive Chairman of Xcellon Capital, Dr. Chamberlain Peterside, welcomes the organisation’s admission and approval by the UN Secretary General, Antonio Gutierrez, saying, he “feel quite honoured to be accorded such rare privilege.”
While commending Sterling One Foundation for sponsoring the healthcare of 1,500 pregnant women out of the targeted 5,000, Professor Afolabi, noted that the intervention reflects the commitment of MRHRC and Sterling One Foundation to improving maternal and reproductive health outcomes in Nigeria.
“At the Sterling One Foundation, we pride ourselves on being a vehicle for social impact with a particular emphasis on the critical health sector. Our relentless efforts strengthen primary healthcare systems and institutions, ensuring universal health access,” CEO, Sterling One Foundation, Mrs. Olapeju Ibekwe, said.
She encouraged members of the public to join the campaign to save the lives of pregnant women who are at risk by donating through www.giving.ng, adding that it only takes 20,000 to ensure that a pregnant woman gets all the necessary support required to deliver safely.