The Christopher Kolade Annual Lecture Series
The Annual Christopher Kolade lecture series (in honour of Dr. Christopher Kolade , CON) is a forum for businesses to engage with experts and with each other on business integrity issues.
The first edition of this programme which held on June 27th, 2013 was borne out of the need to reward distinguished individuals who stood with the organization in its crucial history from inception till date. The decision that the programme be named after the then chairman of the Governing Board of The Integrity organization ( Dr. Christopher Kolade) was arrived at a time when the organization found it expedient to mark his landmark year- his 80th year.
Every year since then, the lecture series has tackled a number of trending issues affecting business integrity and corporate governance in both the public and private sector and has involved distinguised guests from both within and outside the country, in dialogue on the best way forward regarding governance, leadership and ethics in Nigeria.
Introduction The annual Christopher Kolade lecture series has over the years addressed pertinent issues as it relates to integrity in business, Ethics & Governance in both the Private and Public sectors and sought proactive solutions to these issues. This year, the 8th Christopher Kolade lecture sought to examine how integrity impacts on business resilience in […]
These. Are. Interesting. times. Never has the world, at least not in recent times, witnessed such a huge disruption to our social and economic life. The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill for a few months; dealt a huge blow to individuals and businesses all around the world. A major challenge has been […]
The 7th edition of the lecture series on business integrity, named after Nigerian icon, Dr. Christopher Kolade, was held on the 28th of June, 2019 in Lagos and hosted by the Integrity Organization
The Annual Christopher Kolade lecture series which commenced in 2013 was instituted in the name of an Integrity icon to mark his landmark year- his 80th birthday. The lecture series is emerging as a forum for businesses to engage with experts and with each other on business integrity issues. The past five editions have addressed […]
The 5th edition of the annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity took place on the 29th of June, 2017 at the Landmark Events Center, Lekki. The event which was themed “Prevention is better than cure” was attended by captains of industry from the private sector, as well and key figures from the public sector.
In our resolve to build on the momentum and successes in the past three years of the Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture Series, we will continue to ensure that contemporary issues as it affects the Business Community as well as the Economy are brought to the fore, hence our theme for this year’s lecture, “Does Business Integrity Matter ?”.
The 3rd Christopher Kolade annual Lecture held in Lagos on June 25th, 2015, with the lecture by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria.
The 2nd installment of the annual Christopher Kolade lecture series held yesterday, September 11, 2014 and it was well attended by industry leaders, regulators, academia and members of the press.
The programme was borne out of the need to reward distinguished individuals who who stood up and defended the need for business integrity at a time many considered “anti-corruption” to be an “anti-Government”