UNION Bank said its employees are committed to community development through corporate social responsibility.
A statement from the bank says that for the third consecutive year, Union Bank and its employees have celebrated their Employee Volunteer Day with donations and projects aimed at improving the lives of Nigerians.
According to the statement, in line with the bank’s efforts to generate lasting impact and accelerate community development, EV Day is an employee-funded initiative that allows Union Bank and its employees the opportunity to give back to the community through various projects and activities that stimulate positive social relationships. cash.
He said that “the last part of the initiative titled ‘It Starts with U’ involved a bottom-up approach where employees were encouraged to identify needs within their host communities that required prompt attention, after which they pooled their resources to solve some of these identified problems. problems in these areas.
“Through this initiative, 20 impactful projects have been executed and commissioned in different communities in three regions of the country.
“The projects that directly impacted over 253,000 people focused on creating strategic development with a clear focus on health and well-being, environmental sanitation, education and well-being in Nigeria.”
The statement said three projects have been executed and commissioned in the South West Region where South West Regional Executive Bolade Jegede led the Union Bank volunteer team at the Maternity Hospital. Lagos Island and donated medical equipment to the neonatal unit to support the existing facilities. and help reduce the neonatal mortality rate.
Union Bank Chief Executive Emeka Okonkwo said, “Union Bank is known for leading the charge for social impact. The theme for this EV Day, titled “It Starts With You,” is a necessary reminder of the role each of us must play as individuals to sustain and generate lasting impact in the communities we serve.
“I am so inspired by the team bond and incredibly lucky to work with colleagues who prioritize our vision of community building and corporate citizenship.”
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