Dun & Bradstreet, a global provider of business data and analytics, has added ESG RegisteredTM to its product catalogue in Nigeria to help companies project their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials on a global level.
The state-of-the-art solution will facilitate firms in gaining an edge over the competition through an industry-trusted seal, according to a statement.
“Through the release of this cutting-edge product, Dun & Bradstreet will recognise companies committed to sustainable business practices and award them a certificate with ESG ratings,” the statement said.
It said small, medium, and large businesses could utilise the product to showcase their commitment to sustainability and enter the company’s Data Cloud- a service used by over 92 percent of Fortune 500 companies to vet customers, suppliers, and other business partners.
“Find out more about the solutions and other products on our website: www.dnbsame.com. The seal ensures transparency and sustainability in business functions and enables businesses to understand their ESG performance, identify risks, and overcome ESG-related gaps.”
Womo Diriyai, country head at Dun & Bradstreet Nigeria highlighted that by combining technology with ESG data, the company recognises sustainable organisations by awarding them with a badge of recognition that widens their projection at a global scale.
“With the rapid growth in digitalisation in Nigeria, it is essential to implement technology to assure a green future. ESG RegisteredTM is an all-in-one solution for responsible companies looking to showcase their ESG performance and fill gaps in adherence to the ESG guidelines,” he said.
He added that companies get a unique opportunity to turn their sustainable business practices into an advantage through the product.
“The business ecosystem of Nigeria is becoming competitive day after day which makes me confident of the success of the product in the country.”