Businesses all over the world are recognising the importance of supporting quality education and learning to children and young adults. That's because the youth of today, their skills, their entrepreneurial spirit and their drive to achieve will shape the future of global business.
The story of the Global Business Coalition for Education
Founded in 2012, it is now one of the world’s most effective forums for connecting businesses that aim to make an impact on the lives of young people through education. The Global Business Coalition for Education has a membership of more than 100 influential private sector companies.
The coalition focuses on four core functions:
- Connect: convening and coordinating the business community for greater impact in target countries
- Cooperate: creating opportunities for partnerships at the local, national and global level
- Showcase: Using the voice of business to put education on the global agenda
- Discover: Identifying best practice and opportunities for investment