Congratulations to Obie Agusiegbe, Founder and CEO of EnvironFocus, for being awarded the 2023 Power of Inclusion: Catalyst for Change Entrepreneurial Award by CNP+CAP. This recognition is a testament to Obie’s exceptional contributions and leadership in driving positive change, particularly in promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Her outstanding work within the local community has not only had a positive impact there but also resonates nationally in Canada.
The award highlights Obie’s unwavering commitment to fostering a more inclusive society and acknowledges her dedication to promoting EDI. The Council of Nigerian Professionals (CNP) aims to recognize remarkable individuals actively engaged in work that impacts communities across Canada, and the Entrepreneurial Award specifically acknowledges trailblazing community members who have achieved top entrepreneurial excellence.
As a visionary thinker, Obie is committed to highlighting the critical purpose and place for inclusivity within entrepreneurship, allowing for innovation to be realized at the highest degree. The Power of Inclusion: Catalyst for Change event brought together dynamic industry and community leaders who are innovating inclusive practices. The final day included a prestigious awards and gala night, where leaders making remarkable strides in the area of inclusion were celebrated, and Obie received her award.
Obie expressed her gratitude, stating, “Thank you, Council of Nigerian Professionals (CNP) + Council of African Professionals (CAP), for this honour! I am incredibly grateful and excited. This award is extraordinary not only because it is given to me by my community but also because of an excellent organization that does great work within the community.”
About Obie: Obie Agusiegbe is a thought leader with over 20 years of experience in Environmental Management, Climate Change, Sustainability, Program Management, and Project Management. She holds a Master’s degree in Clean Technology from Newcastle University, a B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Ibadan, a Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management from the University of Toronto, and a Certificate in Adult Education/Training and Development from Seneca College.
Obie is a Certified Environmental Professional and a GRI Certified Sustainability Professional. She is the Founder/CEO of EnvironFocus, Founder/ED of Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN), and Vice President of Black Women Professional Co-op. Obie is a Sustainability Advocate and is also actively involved in various non-profit organizations and serves as the Sustainable Waste Recycling Community of Nigeria board President.
Once again, congratulations to Obie Agusiegbe on this well-deserved recognition!
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