Nigeria’s engineering construction flagship, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, has won the country’s “Corporate social responsibility company of the year 2021” award at a ceremony marking the 32 years anniversary of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ).
Speaking at the ceremony held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, Ladi Bala, the national president, NAWOJ, stated that Julius Berger’s verified commitment to strong corporate social responsibility works continues to resonate helpfully nationwide to all of the company’s operational hosts, and stakeholders at large.
According to Ladi, Julius Berger’s CSR contributions which include its robust ‘Roll-Back-Malaria’ campaign, ‘Food for our Communities’ campaign, educational initiatives, as well as its Covid-19 effects mitigation donations, have continued to meaningfully express the company’s commitment to drive a sustainable, compassionate, and healthy human interface with the
“Julius Berger’s positive and impactful social contributions are explicitly visible everywhere for all to see, and NAWOJ urges you to keep the CSR flag flying ever higher,” she added.
Expressing the company’s appreciation for the award, Zubairu Ibrahim Bayi, executive director and administration of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, thanked NAWOJ for the recognition accorded the company by the association.
Bayi, who represented Lars Richter, managing director, Julius Berger, described NAWOJ as a respectable national body, which, being largely made up of well-educated, informed and responsible professionals and patriotic mothers is generally known for its sensitivity and positive advocacy for social accountability and responsibility across the spectrum of society.
Bayi stated that there is no body more implicitly qualified than NAWOJ to have scrutinised
the empirical data and given Julius Berger the meritorious and worthy award as Nigeria’s corporate social responsibility company of the year.
He also reiterated the company’s trajectory and firm promise towards creating a “better tomorrow” for the Nigerian society.