Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base, LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi is advocating the
need for more female leaders in the world.
2019 International Women’s Day theme #BalancetheBetter in building a
gender-balanced world where everyone has a part to play – all the time,
Sustainable Development Goals. However, women are not just beneficiaries of Goal
5, they are the key to achieving all the Goals.
particularly in the work place will unlock billions of dollars in extra
profits. Companies in countries in Africa, a continent poised on the verge of
becoming the engine of the world, need to embrace Goal 5 to create the jobs
that Africa needs.
C-suite and their contribution to sustainability, Dr. Jadesimi stated:
you have women on your board of directors your company is going to be 42% more
profitable than companies that don’t have female directors.
comes from the fact that women look at the world differently and that we more
often make decisions and raise issues that lead to greater sustainability.”
women led-partnerships is an essential part of achieving the sustainable
development goals and increasing corporate profits.”
had been privileged to build a brand-new ecosystem from scratch – the world’s
first Sustainable Industrial Free Zone.
joining the company in 2004 it has been clear to me that the winning business
models of the future are sustainable ones. From inception LADOL has broken new ground and disrupted the local
market by pursuing a new economy business model, which has now proven to be the
lies not in emulating the West but in surpassing it, sustainable business
models are one of our essential keys to success.”
women, she said LADOL supports SDG Goal 5 as a core part of its corporate
policies and procedures, stating that:
a company we go the extra mile to create a diverse environment and recruit the
best people, which means finding innovative ways to ensure the best women are
considered as well. This focus on diversity, leads to hiring the best and
building the most effective teams, which is one of the keys to our success.”
building fully service offices and workshops, which will enable more women in
Nigeria to set up and expand their businesses by lower the financial and
bureaucratic barriers to entry for women and providing a safe and sustainable
need of highly disruptive innovation and brand-new business models, and
therefore diverse, confident and skilled teams which embrace change are needed
to build successful private and public sector organisations in this space.