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Action Pledges

Title

Raising awareness of climate change adaptation in West Africa

Partner CSR-in-Action

Date of submission 20/04/2011

Description

Action pledge

CiA is a non-profit organisation whose  aim is to create an awareness for and advancement of corporate social responsibility and personal social responsibility amongst all stakeholders, through long term collaborative partnerships. In Nigeria currently, awareness for climate change issues is quite minimal. CiA's pledge, as the NWP's premier member organisation in Nigeria, is to research organisations, especially those in the private sector, who show regard for the environment in their operational activities and encourage them to consciously pursue climate change adaptation activities. We aim to achieve  this goal through educating them about the work of the UNFCCC and recommending membership to them. We believe that this will further enmesh them in environmentally responsible behaviour.

Further information

www.csr-in-action.org

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Sector Business
Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Human health
Oceans and coastal areas
Terrestrial ecosystems
Tourism
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Communications and awareness-raising
Education
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Socio-economic information
Target group Communities
Policy makers
Practitioners
Private sector

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.


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