2018 in Review: Important Moments for Business and Education

2018 in Review: Important Moments for Business and Education

2018 in Review: Important Moments for Business and Education

This year the business community made significant strides towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 of inclusive and equitable quality education for every child and young person. Take a look at the stories that our companies took to expand education opportunity.

Youth Skills Took Center Stage

The conversation around the future of work was at the heart of our efforts this year, culminating in the release of the youth skills report from Deloitte and GBC-Education and a high-profile Commission co-convened with Intel.

Equipping the Workforce of the Future

One Young World: Bringing business and youth together to create change

Preparing Youth for the Workforce of tomorrow

Business Must Play Leading Role In Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce, According To New Report

Inspiring The Business Community To Prepare Today’s Young People For Workforce Of Tomorrow

Important Message to G7 Leaders: Invest in Youth Skills and Education

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through STEAM and Global Citizenship Education

Empowering Girls and Women to Pursue Careers in Science and Technology

Purpose-driven work: For the changing workforce

Davos: There is no future without youth employability

Business Mobilized To Support Education in Emergencies

GBC-Education’s Rapid Education Action (REACT) Initiative has been connecting business with on-the-ground partners to deliver quality education to children in emergencies. The new platform, powered by RELX and LexisNexis has inspired 70 companies to make pledges to work with people on the ground to solve the challenges they face in providing education in crisis zones.

REACT in Action: Broadband for Refugees in Uganda

Safe Schools: How Business Can Help

Making Education A Priority For Children And Youth Impacted By Conflict

Transformative Education For Refugee Children: 5 Important Takeaways

REACT Platform Launched to Mobilize Corporate Support for Education in Emergencies

Education in Emergencies: Empowering Girls and Women Caught in Conflict

Innovative Financing Continued to Gain Momentum

The business community showed its support for new and innovative ways of financing education, including the launch of the International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd) in May of this year. Business is providing insights and support to finalize the new Facility and helping support other major global funds, including the Global Partnership for Education and Education Cannot Wait.

Major Business Leaders Show Support For The International Finance Facility For Education To Make The Impossible Possible

Powering the Future Through Innovative Partnerships & Financing for Education

World Leaders Gather in Washington, D.C. To Tackle Issues in Global Education

Global Partnership for Education: GBC-Education Pledge

Business Shaped the Dialogue and Debates on SDG4

Through its work with business, civil society, national governments, and international institutions, GBC-Education has shaped the conversation around educational development and opportunity, keeping its core focus on the provision of free, quality, and inclusive education for every child. In 2018, our partners were recognized for their contributions to Sustainable Development Goal 4.

Four tips for social investment in uncertain times

James and Elaine Wolfensohn Receive Lifetime Dedication to Education and Learning Award

Business and Partners Commit to #WriteTheWrong During UN General Assembly

David Boutcher Attends The Global Disability Summit

Using Blockchain technology to revolutionize social impact

GBC-Education Announced as a Finalist for SDG Action Award