GAVB Visits LAPO to Promote Sustainable Financing, Climate Change

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The Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GAVB), Martin Rohner, over the weekend, visited LAPO MfB, also a member of the GAVB and founding member of the GAVB- Africa Chapter, in furtherance of the global discussion to promote sustainable financing and climate change

Globally, the discussions on sustainable finance and climate change are on the front burner between State and Non-State actors. Energising and leading this discourse are institutions and organized bodies such as LAPO MfB and GAVB.

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In a press release by the bank’s Director of Marketing and Communications, Oluremi Akande, he said, “Beyond Savings and Loans, LAPO MfB is deliberate about its social performance. In essence, the bank has carefully designed social components into its business operations, products, and services it provides to ensure a positive impact on people, the planet, and profit in the most sustainable manner.

“In 2019, LAPO MfB in partnership with GAVB organised the first-ever international sustainability conference themed ‘Enhancing Sustainable Finance in the Microfinance Sub-sector’, in which promotion of sustainable financing was at the front burner.

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“Our vision is to continue to deliver triple-bottom-line returns through our genuine commitment to the implementation of our various ESG mandates, partnerships, and advocacy programs aimed at improving the lives of members of low-income households, especially, women and children.

“The earth is our habitat; its sustenance largely depends on deliberate individual and collective actions.”

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