International Breweries Plc a member of AB InBev, global brewer, has been commended by its stakeholders for coordinating its brewery operations in line with best practices and focus on its Environmental, Social, and Governance agenda.

A statement said stakeholders, comprising regulatory authorities, government representatives, media, and community members expressed these during a facility tour of the company’s Gateway Plant in Ogun State.

It stated that the plant, which is the biggest brewery in sub-Saharan Africa has a substantive solar mix for its energy use as part of its Climate Action programmes.

The Gateway Plant Manager, Akintayo Oguntunde, who took the regulators around the facility explained that “IBPLC has invested a lot of human and financial resources in our organisation across the country to ensure we run our business in a sustainable manner with minimal or no negative impact on the environment.”

In his remarks, the Brewery Operations Director, IBPLC, Tony Agah, noted that the company’s focus on the environment was further demonstrated through the multi-layered structures it has on ground at the plant, regional, zone and global levels.

According to the statement, community leader and Asiwaju of Orile Imo, Chief Olakunle Olalekan in his remarks said, Your company has done a lot to empower the people of the community and also improve the facilities in our community. The presence of IBPLC has encouraged other companies to take the bold step in coming to invest in the community as they all want to be next to IBPLC. We just pray for IBPLC to be stronger so they can execute more CSR projects in our community.”

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