[21 Oct 2014] Will gas and minerals bless or curse Tanzania and other natural resource rich countries in Africa? ¿Transparency is crucial to avoid devastating scenarios. Governments should publish all revenues, whereas firms should publish all payments they make to governments for natural resources. So the people can judge whether revenues are used for sustainable development,¿ says Professor Ola Olsson, University of Gothenburg, invited keynote at EfD Policy Day in Tanzania Oct 22, 2014.
[16 Oct 2014] Some of the world's most prominent climate researchers are gathering on the 17th and 18th of October at the School of Business Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg to make an inventory of the research needs after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th assessment report.
[7 Oct 2014] The School of Business, Economics and Law was proud to kick-off the Executive MBA programme 2014-2016 during a three-day session October 2-4. During 21 months, the 22 participants will study part-time, meeting for face-to-face sessions (called modules) with lecturers from around the world every third weekend. Each module focuses on a specific subject. The programme is taught entirely in English, has been lauded for its Nordic-Asian focus and is the only Executive MBA programme in Sweden accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
[29 Sep 2014] In less than two minutes research fellow Yonas Alem spreads the word of University of Gothenburg, the Environment for Development initiative, and research related to sustainable development. Check out the video from the IGC Growth Week 2014 at the London School of Economics and Political Science:
[29 Sep 2014] During year 2 within the Master of Science programme Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship, teams of students are engaged in developing a business project or social entrepreneurship project in connection with their courses. These projects can be ideas generated by the students, or ideas that arise externally. GU Holding provides business coaching and additional support for these projects. Two of the students, Regina Roeper and Simon Arvidsson, have together with 3 students from Chalmers created the startup project Capturest. The project has received funding from GU holding to help finance the project.