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Who cares, wins. Why ESG is important for your business.

Attention to Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) considerations can reduce project risks, build social support for projects and generate incremental value. (Kerogen Capital 2019) The idea that investors who integrate corporate environmental, social and governance risks can improve returns is now rapidly spreading across capital markets on all continents. In Europe, for example, a critical mass …

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The Virtual University of Uganda co-sponsors the 2019 Oil and Gas Summit in Uganda

The 2019 summit is the biggest Oil and Gas summit in East Africa. It collects industry experts, suppliers and service providers from all over the world. The Virtual University of Uganda is honoured to be a part of this event as a co-sponsor. Over 400 attendees from across 125 national and international companies are expected …

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The Virtual University of Uganda launches the Special Academy to enable learning for the refugee community.

In 2018, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported about 68.5 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, including 40 million who are internally displaced. According to the United Nations (un.org, 2018) Uganda is the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. There are over a million refugees from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo …

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The opportunities of Artificial Intelligence for Education

Adapted from GBSN Blog Education as a sector has proven stubbornly resistant to change. Despite significant progress in technology, classroom instruction remains unchanged from decades ago. While students have rapidly adopted social media and online collaboration, they do not fully utilize learning tools in most courses. While the consumerization of other slow-to-change sectors such as …

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