Program Activities

Pre-implementation activities comprised support for the development of the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles (NSBPs) and sector guidelines. ESRM Nigeria has also provided technical training to a consultant network supporting the FIs and also raised awareness on sustainable banking at various levels within the market. A list of activities undertaken each year is provided below.

Engagement with CBN and support (technical input) to the development of the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles and sector guidelines.

Training of Trainers for supporting institutions (SIs) – February 2013

Practical workshop series for SIs and FIs: Part 1- March 2013

Practical workshop series for SIs and FIs: Part 2 – April/May 2013

Signing of cooperation agreement with CBN – May 2013

CBN Training for ESMS Implementation Staff: Workshop 1 – May 2013

Practical workshop series for SIs and FIs: Part 3 – July 2013

Practical workshop series for SIs and FIs: Part 4 – Nov 2013

CEO Breakfast briefing – Nov 2013

International Sustainable Banking Forum hosted with CBN – Mar 2014

CBN Training for ESMS Implementation Staff: Workshop 2 – June 2014

CBN Training for ESMS Implementation Staff: Workshop 3 – August 2014

Support for CBN internal Environmental and Social Management Policy and Systems

CBN Training for ESMS Implementation Staff: Workshop 4 – December 2015

ESMS Workshop for Private Equity Funds – March 2016

CBN-IFC Workshop on Sustainable Lending Opportunities – January 2017

E&S Officers [from Nigerian banks] Training – April 2017

CBN FITC Continuous Education Program (CEP) For Directors of Banks and other FIs – September 2017

Workshop on Sustainable Finance for the Financial Services Regulation Coordination Committee (FSRCC) – 2017

CIBN Partner Training Workshop – November 2017

IFC- Lagos Business School(LBS) Seminar: Executing Sustainability and Social Impact Assessment

For NPF Microfinance Bank – December 2017

Training Series for SIs and FIs: ESMS and E&S Performance Standards – September 2018

Training Series for SIs and FIs: Sector Specific Deep-dive – December 2018

CRO Breakfast Briefing – June 2019 

Implementation Improvement Workshop Series for FIs: Part 1 – June 2019

Signing of Cooperation Agreement with CIBN – June 2019