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Virginia Baker
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Doing politics outside the home turf - corporate political activity of multinationals

Started Feb 27 0 Replies

- How do multinationals engage in corporate political activity (CPA) in emerging markets? (Could include lobbying, networking, revolving door, CSR)- Why are certain forms of CPA favoured in…Continue

 

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Doing politics outside the home turf - corporate political activity of multinationals

- How do multinationals engage in corporate political activity (CPA) in emerging markets? (Could include lobbying, networking, revolving door, CSR)- Why are certain forms of CPA favoured in particular contexts? - What are the impacts and consequences of CPA to host countries and businesses?These are all questions shaping a research project I am currently undertaking on behalf of Transparency International as part of a MSc programme in Development Management at the London School of Economics.The…See More
Feb 27
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East Africa oil and gas education and training priorities

Getenergy visited Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique ahead of our Getenergy VTEC Africa event in Dar es Salaam on the 21-23rd November. Here are some of the key findings from our meetings.UGANDAThe Government leads, and is largely responsible for skills development related to oil/gas in Uganda, supported by individual IOC initiatives. The recently formed Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will become operational from the 1st August 2016. This…See More
Aug 10, 2016
Virginia Baker posted a blog post

East Africa oil and gas education and training priorities

Getenergy visited Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique ahead of our Getenergy VTEC Africa event in Dar es Salaam on the 21-23rd November. Here are some of the key findings from our meetings.UGANDAThe Government leads, and is largely responsible for skills development related to oil/gas in Uganda, supported by individual IOC initiatives. The recently formed Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will become operational from the 1st August 2016. This…See More
Aug 8, 2016
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Getenergy Africa 2016 at Mlimani Conference Centre

November 21, 2016 at 8am to November 23, 2016 at 5pm
Getenergy Africa 2016 has been formed to support the development of sustainable, localised oil & gas projects in Sub-Saharan Africa through building partnerships between Governments, industry, NGOs and the education and training community.Getenergy%20Africa%202016%20Brochure.pdfSee More
Aug 8, 2016
Andrew Anderson is attending Virginia Baker's event

12th Annual Getenergy Global Meeting at Business Design Centre

May 16, 2016 at 8am to May 17, 2016 at 6pm
Getenergy Global is the only meeting that bridges the gap between education, training and the oil and gas industry globally, annually bringing together over 500 leaders from governments, NOCs, IOCs, universities, colleges, training providers and NGOs. Getenergy for the past 12 years has specialised in bringing together and building effective relationships between providers of education and training (universities and private providers) with national and international oil and gas companies,…See More
May 2, 2016
Virginia Baker posted an event

12th Annual Getenergy Global Meeting at Business Design Centre

May 16, 2016 at 8am to May 17, 2016 at 6pm
Getenergy Global is the only meeting that bridges the gap between education, training and the oil and gas industry globally, annually bringing together over 500 leaders from governments, NOCs, IOCs, universities, colleges, training providers and NGOs. Getenergy for the past 12 years has specialised in bringing together and building effective relationships between providers of education and training (universities and private providers) with national and international oil and gas companies,…See More
Apr 19, 2016
Virginia Baker is now a member of GOXI
Mar 30, 2016

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Getenergy
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Business
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http://getenergy-ltd.com/
Job Title
EVP Localisation
About My Work
Getenergy, for the past 13 years has offered thought leadership in education and training for the oil and gas industry, engineering the relationships between Governments, oil/gas industry, universities, colleges and training companies to enable the successful localisation of projects in country through local skills and supply chain development with our community of best practice extending to 50 countries worldwide, with a particular focus on Africa.
Areas of interest
oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, redistribution and sustainable development

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East Africa oil and gas education and training priorities

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Getenergy visited Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique ahead of our Getenergy VTEC Africa event in Dar es Salaam on the 21-23rd November. Here are some of the key findings from our meetings.

UGANDA

The Government leads, and is largely responsible for skills development related to oil/gas in Uganda, supported by individual IOC initiatives. The recently formed Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) will become…

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