Honeywell Group contributes to human and social capacity development in Nigeria through diverse platforms, including:
Oba Otudeko Foundation: Formally inaugurated in 2003, the Oba Otudeko Foundation is committed to programmes aimed at ensuring that Nigeria keeps pace in the technologies and competencies that will define the twenty-first century and beyond, through people empowerment, capacity and institution building.
Promoting Entrepreneurship: Honeywell Group also promotes entrepreneurship studies through such initiatives as:
- Endowment of the Pan-African University Entrepreneurship Centre
- Endowment of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies
- Donation of a state-of-the-art auditorium (Honeywell Auditorium) to Pan-African University
Value Orientation (Honeywell Reflections Series): A series of periodically published articles in national newspapers aimed at influencing and rebuilding values and ethics culture in Nigerians.
Skills Acquisition (Honeywell Baking School): The baking school initiative is a periodic 3-week vocational training programme in Baking Technology. During the training, participants are trained and provided with life skills on modern and more efficient baking methods that will ensure better baked products.
Footprints Occupational Training Centre (FOTC): Also a skills acquisition initiative, The FOTC scheme hopes to restore Nigerians’ pride in basic craftsmanship and skilled labour, and offer life skills to teeming Nigerian youths in the areas of Machine Work, Fabrication & Welding, Plumbing & Pipe Work, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning and Electrical Installations. FOTC aims to promote the establishment of world-class technical and vocational training centres, in partnership with state governments in Nigeria.