Data Firm Set To Adopt ESG With New Solution

By Clement Alphonsus
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Womo Diriyai (Country Head at Dun & Bradstreet Nigeria)

Dun & Bradstreet, a global provider of business data and analytics, has disclosed its inclusion of ESG RegisteredTM to its product catalog in Nigeria to help companies project their environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials on a global level.

The solution seek to facilitate firms’ ambition to gain an edge over competitors through an industry-trusted seal, according to a statement by the company.

According to the statement, “Through the release of the product, Dun & Bradstreet will recognise companies committed to sustainable business practices and award them a certificate with ESG ratings."

Country Head at Dun & Bradstreet Nigeria, Womo Diriyai, further explained 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.

He said, “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."

Also, he noted companies get a unique opportunity to turn their sustainable business practices into an advantage through the product.