The Global Business Coalition for Education, an initiative of Theirworld, brings together businesses committed to ending the global education crisis.
The story of the Global Business Coalition for Education
Founded in 2012 and launched as an initiative of Theirworld, the Global Business Coalition for Education has become 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 150 influential private sector companies committed to best practice in supporting education and Sustainable Development Goal 4.
The coalition focuses on four core functions:
- Connect: Creating spaces for leaders to connect and identify cutting-edge opportunities for collaboration and 'next generation' action.
- Cooperate: Facilitating cooperation between business, governments, agencies, youth, foundations, and civil society organizations to advocate for quality education for all.
- Showcase: Highlighting members' work and thought leadership to create, accelerate, and propagate solutions and inspire action.
- Discover: Facilitating research projects and harness evidence and data to identify opportunities for effective investments in education.
The Global Business Coalition for Education works alongside Theirworld programs, projects and campaigns focused on ensuring all children have the best start in life, a safe place to learn and skills for the future.