NiMet, FRC Partner To Promote Sustainability Practices

By Stella Enenche, Abuja

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet),has said it would partner with the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria, to improve sustainability practices amongst corporate organizations in the country.

Director General of NiMet, Professor Charles Anosike disclosed this on Monday during a courtesy visit on the Executive Secretary of FRC Dr. Rabiu Olowo in Abuja.

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Professor Anosike said, “Climate change is fast becoming a priority for financial regulators. The work we do at NiMet through our weather and climate reports are the foundation for sustainability practices. This partnership will enable NiMet and FRC to jointly develop capacity”.

While welcoming the NiMet team, Dr. Olowo said; “There are opportunities for alignment between NiMet and FRC in fulfilling the core mandates of the two agencies, especially in the areas of sustainability reporting, climate risks and opportunities.

“Although we are championing sustainability reporting, FRC is also promoting sustainable practices among Nigerian organizations”.

Some directors and senior staff of the two agencies were present during the courtesy visit.



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