FirstBank Sustainability Centre

FirstBank Sustainability Centre

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FirstBank Sustainability Centre

Lagos, Nigeria 

Lagos Business School
Pan-African University 


The FirstBank Sustainability Centre of LBS aims to promote a better understanding of the concept of sustainability in Nigeria and across the globe.

Main Activities

The Centre offers Research and Advisory services focused on helping companies:

Organizational Structure

The FirstBank Sustainability Centre of Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University was launched in 2010 in partnership with Etisalat Nigeria Limited, one of the leading telecommunications operators in the country. However, presently the Sustainability Centre is sponsored by FirstBank Nigeria, one of Africa’s foremost banks.

First of its kind in Nigeria, the Centre is dedicated to helping organisations create lasting value by means of responsible business strategies and productive stakeholder relationships through research, training and advocacy in sustainability.

The Centre is led by Dr Chris Ogbechie, a sustainability and strategy expert, who teaches strategy, sustainability and corporate governance in the School. The Centre also has three (3) other administrative/research staff, and an advisory board comprising leading academics and non-academics who are experts in sustainability.


Dr. Chris Ogbechie
Director, FirstBank Sustainability Centre