The Institute of Environmental Accountants is a specialized accounting institution for the good purpose of promoting professionalism in environmental quality. It is to develop new and improved theory and best practices that will enhance more ecologically sound and sustainable environmental decisions and performance of governments and organizations in Nigeria and beyond, thus, improving the Nation’s sustainability of resources and wealth.
A proactive concern for our common future
Exemplary environmental accounting profession for multidisciplinary development and cutting-edge researches of notable consequences that will impact on all environmental outcomes.
Gentlemen of the Press.
It affords me a great pleasure to welcome you here for our 2016 Press Briefing on the forth coming activities of our great institute, the Institute of Environmental Accountants of Nigeria.
INVESTITURE OF ENVIRONMENT MAN OF THE YEAR 2016 The Institute of Environmental Accountants of Nigeria (IEA), will on Thursday, 27th October, 2016, confer the Institute’s “Environment Champion of The Year 2016 Award” and “Distinguished Fellowship Platinum award” on Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade. Governor, Cross River State. The event is billed for Banquet Hall, Sheraton Lagos Hotel & Towers, Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way Ikeja. Lagos. The institute, according to its President & chairman of Council, Dr. Olusegun Lawal, will also confer the Institute’s awards of excellence in environmental best practices to some leading green conscious personalities and corporate concerns. The selection process by our Search and Selection Committee in nominating these notable awardees was intense among several deserving personalities and Organisations due to their notable involvement/s in environmental sustainability & best practices for our common future. However, our criteria was based on recognition of their respective laudable contributions to environmental sustainability, security/diplomacy and ecofriendly ingenuities coupled with unique stride of achieving environmental growth without sacrificing social well – being of communities remain commendable and worthy of recognition. Lawal said: “Awards are given to stimulate positive interest and further encouragement to do more in order to enhance environmental consciousness in our collective aspirations and responsibilities of ensuring environmental-friendly society”. IEA is a specialized environmental accounting institution for the good purpose of promoting professionalism in environmental quality. The institute is multidisciplinary in nature and expertise with membership cutting across wide spectrum of fields. Its approach far transcends the traditional accounting method of debit & credit with involvement of team of experts in data collations and presentations towards a sustainable environment. Professionally, we attach costs to environmental effects/damages and offer an exciting interdisciplinary approach to research & training, combining training in professional skills and project placements in industries and research institutions. We are ceaselessly working on new and improved theory for best practices that will enhance more ecologically sound and sustainable environmental decisions and performance of government and organisations towards improving the nation’s sustainability of resources and wealth.
Dr. Olusegun Lawal. FIEA
President & Chairman of Council,
19TH OCTOBER, 2016.