During the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, IE University, together with the UN Joint SDG Fund, hosted the event “COP27: SDG Acceleration through Sovereign Wealth Funds.” The event gathered Sovereign Wealth Fund executives, global asset managers, and philanthropists, to find ways to accelerate investments in the SDGs, specifically through SWF commitments and partnerships with private asset managers.
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We fulfill our PURPOSE of fostering positive change through education, research, and innovation.
/ We live in a liquid and complex world in which physical, natural and digital environments are dynamically interconnected. / We make our impact by providing transformational educational experiences that inspire and cultivate a global community of change-makers.
**We believe that our PEOPLE are the critical foundation on which we work towards a sustainable future for all.**
/ We celebrate our global diversity in all its facets: cultural, gender, sexual orientation, world views and personal choices. / We encourage curiosity as way to spark new thinking and innovation. / We champion humanistic perspectives so that we understand our world by understanding ourselves.
We live and breathe INNOVATION, and it inspires all of our actions.
/ We nurture the entrepreneurial spirit as a way of life. / We advance education using technology in a way that humanizes learning. / We innovate in pedagogy to deliver learning experiences as liquid as our reality.
We impart and generate KNOWLEDGE as a universal source of human development.
/ We encourage our people to go beyond the boundaries of what is known by ceaselessly questioning and moving beyond accepted wisdom. / We foster research as vital process for generating knowledge and insight. / We empower our faculty to be academic entrepreneurs who seek practical impact in our world.
The 2023 event will be held at the recently inaugurate Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking Afrika on the University of Cape Town campus.
450 companies visited IE University last year and more than 12,000 job offers were extended to graduates and alumni.
According to “The Digital Economy and the New Social Contract” report, constructing an inclusive digital economy will require collaboration between multiple stakeholders as well as bridging the gap with the private sector.