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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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Responsible Investment in Oil & Gas. A case for Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG).

What is Responsible Investing and how should we measure it? These are two of the questions that we hope investors, operators, policy makers and NGOs will challenge and answer during this conference. Responsible Investment seems to be currently determined primarily by the volume of carbon an organisation releases to the environment. We believe it should …

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What’s in store for CO 2 ?

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has lots of potential worldwide but also faces significant challenges, explains Roberto Bencini, Chartered Petroleum Geologist, and Greg Coleman, Managing Director, PetroMall consultancy. – Adapted from The Petroleum Review, October 2019. The magazine for oil, gas and new fuels professionals. The piece appeared in Petroleum Review, October 2019, published by …

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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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Fire Safety Services Should Be Contextually Feasible to O&G and Allied Sectors

East African economies have continued to enjoy significant findings for crude oil and natural gas discoveries with Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya proven to have 6.5 Billion Barrels of Oil, 57 Trillion cubic feet of natural gas, 754 Million barrels respectively. With the latest progress so far and much-anticipated scale of operations in East Africa as …

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Embedding the Environment in Sustainable Development Goals

While only MDG-7 had a clear focus on the environment, the other MDGs had indirect impacts on the environment, both positive and negative. On the positive side, the MDG 2 goal for universal primary education has encouraged a greater awareness of the need for environmental protection. What role should current goals play in SDGs? Read …

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