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GIBS MBA ranks in the top 30 globally – QS Executive MBA Ranking 2021

The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has been moved up to 52nd place in the world by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Executive MBA Ranking 2021. Out of 176 EMBA accredited programmes from around the world, the GIBS MBA ranked in the top 29.5% globally.

GIBS wins excellence award for United Nations PRME Sustainability Reporting

The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has been recognized for excellence in reporting for its Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) 2019-2020 report. The GIBS SIP report was recognized for its approach to assessing progress in relation to the PRME principles and the sharing of challenges… Read more >

Innovative and mission-oriented financing of renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A review and conceptual framework

Notwithstanding the high levels of renewable energy resources across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), modern energy use based on these abundant natural resources remains negligible. Furthermore, the current electrification rates and reliability of available power supply in the region have consistently remained significantly lower than the global average over the last three decades. This article, published in Wires Energy and Environment, was written by Prof Ogundiran Soumonni and Prof Kalu Ojah from Wits Business School

Universal Business School: India´s First Green Business School to Inculcate ´Green Thinking´ in Students

This business school school in Mumbai is deploying a green curriculum to realize their sustainable and green ambitions to inculcate ´green thinking´ in students. They have come up with pioneering courses like Green Finance, Green Marketing, and Green Operations and Logistics. Green is sweeping across the business landscape as more and more consumers opt for environment friendliness in goods and services. Consequently, many business schools are prioritizing ´green´ in their programming, philosophy, and facilities.

Strengthening Disaster Resilience: The 2021 HUMLOG Challenge

Major hazards constantly threaten our communities, and climate change and population growth will only accelerate and exacerbate the threats. Yet, as these examples (and the Covid-19 pandemic) show, it is not easy to respond effectively and recover quickly from disasters. It is important to learn from our experiences, identify potential problems in advance, and develop and deploy workable solutions.