Nestlé Nigeria, a leading player in the food and beverage industry, has been recognized for exceptional performance across various business metrics including people practices, sustainability, diversity and inclusion.
At the prestigious Employers Excellence Awards, organized by the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), in Lagos recently, Nestlé Nigeria won the following awards:
1. Best Employer in Food and Beverage
2. Investment in Sustainability and Green Initiatives
3. Exemplary Investment in Diversity and Inclusion
4. Recognition of Efforts towards the elimination of Child Labor in the Workplace.
The Annual Employers Excellence Awards serves as a platform to spotlight organizations that prioritize their workforce, implement policies, systems, and processes that drive enterprise competitiveness, enhance productivity, and foster industrial peace and harmony. The theme for this year’s awards ceremony, “Against all Odds,” resonates with the current challenges faced by businesses in the country.
Coming on the heels of the other notable awards including HR Best Practice in the FMCG Sector in Nigeria and 1st Runner Up for the overall HR Best Practice Award in Nigeria conferred by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) at the 2023 CIPM International conference, the Organization with the highest
number of Job Placements of Technical Trainees by the NECA-ITF Technical Skill Development Project, and the Best Contributing Employer in Training activities for 2022 within the Isolo Area Jurisdiction in Lagos State by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), these awards underscore the company’s unwavering commitment to excellence and continuous improvement across every business principle.
The MD/CEO of Nestlé Nigeria reiterated the company’s commitment to continuous excellence. “At Nestlé, we remain dedicated to upholding the highest standards of corporate excellence and take steps every day to promote the wellbeing of our people while playing our part to support thriving communities and protect our planet for the next generation. We are very happy to receive these keenly contested awards and will remain focused on maintaining our positive
impact in the Nigerian business environment, against all odds.”