Coca-Cola’s commitment to investing in environmental sustainability projects has earned the company multiple awards at the Environmental Sustainability Conference Expo and Awards (ECOSEA).
The conference was organized by ImpactReports Africa and Brand Communicator.
The awards reaffirm that for Coca-Cola Nigeria, environmental sustainability goes beyond one-off philanthropic interventions to long-term commitments.
The maiden edition of ECOSEA saw the convergence of public and private sector stakeholders in the environmental sustainability space, deliberate on “Smarter Waste Management for Safer Cities, The Role of Communication in Environmental Sustainability, and Net Zero Emissions: The Journey to 2060.”
In his welcome address, Joshua Ajayi, convener, ECOSEA, described it as an annual platform that champions the cause of environmentally sustainable actions in Africa. With the evolution of corporate sustainability practices from corporate philanthropy into an integral part of business models and operations, Coca-Cola Nigeria is blazing trails and transforming communities.
With two recognitions, Coca-Cola emerged as the winner in both categories, namely ‘Award for the Most Outstanding Beverage Company in Environmental Sustainability’ and ‘Award for the Eco-Friendly Bottled Water Brand of the Year.’ Additionally, Nwamaka Onyemelukwe, Director, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability, Coca-Cola Nigeria, emerged as Environmental Sustainability Professional of the Year.