Vincent Obisie-Orlu
Vincent is a Junior Researcher in the Natural Resource Governance programme. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand. His personal interests include current affairs, social and environmental justice, social and economic policy, as well as the nexus between law and politics. He is a strong believer in the important role which institutions, governance and rule of law must play for there to be sustainable development on the African continent.
Implications of COP26 for Africa’s mining industry

Implications of COP26 for Africa’s mining industry

​Due to the importance of critical minerals in the energy transition, the mining industry has a significant role to play in the pursuit of a net-zero future. At the same time, critical minerals mining is an environmentally damaging process, often occurring in...

ESG – How the private sector can support the achievements of COP26

ESG – How the private sector can support the achievements of COP26

The motto for COP26, “keeping 1.5 degrees alive”, was in line with the Paris Climate Agreement adopted at COP21 in December 2015. There, 196 parties pledged to limit global temperature rises to 1,5 degrees Celsius and keep them below the 2.0 of the pre-industrial period. But as the conference started in Glasgow, Scotland late last […]

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ESG – Energy transition moves into the boardroom

ESG – Energy transition moves into the boardroom

In May 2021, Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), a British-Dutch multinational oil and gas company, lost what is considered a precedent-setting climate change case for oil companies. The Hague District Court in the Netherlands ordered Shell to reduce its carbon emissions by...

Vincent Obisie-Orlu
Vincent is a Junior Researcher in the Natural Resource Governance programme. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand. His personal interests include current affairs, social and environmental justice, social and economic policy, as well as the nexus between law and politics. He is a strong believer in the important role which institutions, governance and rule of law must play for there to be sustainable development on the African continent.
ESG – Energy transition moves into the boardroom

ESG – Energy transition moves into the boardroom

In May 2021, Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), a British-Dutch multinational oil and gas company, lost what is considered a precedent-setting climate change case for oil companies. The Hague District Court in the Netherlands ordered Shell to reduce its carbon emissions by...