Issue No 1 focuses on the journey and pilot phase of the Uganda Consortium on Corporate Accountability (UCCA). Why was the UCCA formed and what was largely undertaken in the one year. The issue also takes a brief look at 2017, highlighting the key activities undertaken and the new members that joined the Consortium. The issue highlights the milestones that have been achieved. We feel it is important to appreciate the journey so far that has set the course for our broader goals and objectives. However, going forward, the Newsletter will highlight the various individual member experiences and engagements with a focus to come up with coordinated and strategic interventions to enhance corporate accountability.