Prof. Jude Diji Chukwuemeka Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation, Consultancy, and Extension Kampala International University has toady 28th June 2022 hosted the 10th plenary on day two of the social business day.
The plenary focused on Cross country collaboration in fighting Climate change and Diji was the moderator of the dialogue that featured six panelists.
The Virtual dialogue attracted a number of students from KIU and their co-hosts, the Catholic University of Zimbabwe as well as students from other institutions and individuals from all over the world. Prof.Diji was grateful to students of the two partnering universities.
“I want to thank our students for joining us from Kampala International University. I also want to thank our partners from the catholic university of Zimbabwe."
"Just like the theme of our social business day, Climate change is one of those things that will probably kill our economy and may destroy our civilization,’’ Chukwuemeka noted before introducing the panelists.
In his submission during the plenary, Prof.Muhammad Yunus, the CEO of Yunus foundation cited that the climate situation is getting worse following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He said that many big countries are moving back to fossil fuels.
‘’The Fossil fuels that they had promised to reduce are now increasing in that reverse process,’’ he noted.
KIU and Catholic University of Zimbabwe along with Makerere University Business School, Uganda, Tangaza University College, Kenya, Abomey Calavi of Benin, and CAM School of Business from the Central African Republic have embarked on arranging for on-the-ground parallel events in light of this global arrangement that looks to showcase all regional social business practitioners, academics, promoters, and friends.
It provides a platform that brings different people together to engage in dialogue, exchanges ideas, and gains energy from one another by inspiring each other
Every year, Social Business Day is organized to discuss and celebrate the groundbreaking idea of social business.