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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

CCLS Nigeria Chapter Event on Sustainability

When: Thursday, November 30, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 3rd floor, Sapetro Towers, 1, Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island. Lagos,

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Topic: Sustainability and Energy Transition: Exploring Legal and Financing Options

CCLS Nigeria Chapter is pleased to invite you to this hybrid event hosted by ENR Advisory.

You will be able to join us in person at the address above, please register via Book Now button. You can also log in on Zoom if you are not able to attend in person. Register to attend via Zoom.


Nosa Osazuwa-Private Practice (Oil and Gas) Partner – ENR Advisory

Dipo Akinbode-In-House (Oil and Gas) Deputy General Counsel-Aradel Holdings PLC

Oyindamola Oyeduntan- In-House (Oil and Gas) Head of Legal and Compliance/ Company Secretary – HeirsEnergies

Jennifer Martins-Okundia- In-house (Finance/ Capital Markets) General Counsel – Rand Merchant Bank

Chioma Olibie-In-House (Finance/ Capital Markets) Head, Legal Services – Africa Plus Partners



Discussion Points: 

1.1. What?, Why?. How? – sustainability, climate change and energy transition/ risk and opportunities for companies

1.2. Position under: CAMA, NCCG, Climate Change Act, PIA, Electricity Act, SEC Rules on Green Bonds/ Social Bonds, Nigeria Energy Transition Plan., etc.

1.3. Legal/ policy options and direction in Nigeria: carbon pricing: carbon taxes/ emissions trading schemes, renewable generation/ distribution obligations, feed-in-tariffs, mandatory shutdowns, subsidies, taxonomies, etc.

1.4. Practical difference from general finance: green bonds, sustainable bonds, sustainability-linked bonds/ loans, sustainability/ green funds, green loans/ mortgages

1.5. Challenges on real life transactions: public listing of carbon+ fund, etc.

1.6. Shareholder Engagement: sustainability policies, transition plans, sustainability reporting, shareholder activism

1.7. Incorporating sustainability and climate considerations into investment decisions

1.8. Just transition – mitigating likely economic, social and political consequences/ balancing transition with development and affordable energy

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