British American Tobacco (Nigeria) Limited (BAT Nigeria) is celebrating two decades of its Ibadan factory’s exceptional value delivery to the Nigerian economy, the environment, and the communities it serves. Established in 2003, the Ibadan factory has been a cornerstone of BAT Nigeria’s operations in West and Central Africa, enabling exports to 11 countries in the West and Central Africa region and recently exporting to the United States of America, while consistently upholding the highest standards in safety and environmental sustainability.
Beyond its commercial success, the BAT factory in Ibadan has also been a champion of environmental sustainability. The factory has implemented a comprehensive environmental management system, incorporating stringent measures to reducing its carbon footprint. These efforts have resulted in significant reductions in energy consumption, water usage, and waste generation.
The Factory has gained recognition for its commitment to environmental sustainability, highlighted by its recent setup of a 1.4MWP grid-tied solar panel system scheduled to be unveiled on the 6th of February 2024. In addition, its active advocacy for water stewardship has led to the attainment of various certifications, including the prestigious ‘Alliance for Water Stewardship’ (AWS) core certification.
In addition to its environmental initiatives, the Ibadan factory has also made significant contributions to the local community through the creation of direct and indirect employment opportunities for thousands of Nigerians from diverse backgrounds since its inception.
In honor of 20 years of production excellence, we’re spotlighting four outstanding women who have served for 20 years and counting. Read and be inspired!