Posts by: Chris Breen

2018 in Review: Important Moments for Business and Education
17 Dec 2018

2018 in Review: Important Moments for Business and Education

Youth Skills Took Center Stage The conversation around the future of work was critical this year, culminating in the release of the youth skills repor...

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Four tips for social investment in uncertain times
03 Dec 2018

Four tips for social investment in uncertain times

In a world where the discourse seems to be more polarizing and divisive by the day, it can be difficult for a business to identify how best to make ch...

James and Elaine Wolfensohn Receive Lifetime Dedication to Education and Learning Award
30 Oct 2018

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

Mr. James Wolfensohn and Ms. Elaine Wolfensohn were awarded the Lifetime Dedication to Education and Learning Award by Theirworld and the Global Busin...

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Business and Partners Commit to #WriteTheWrong During UN General Assembly
26 Sep 2018

Business and Partners Commit to #WriteTheWrong During UN General Assembly

The Global Business Coalition for Education’s annual breakfast event during the UN General Assembly highlighted the business community’s commitmen...

REACT Platform Launched to Mobilize Corporate Support for Education in Emergencies
19 Apr 2018

REACT Platform Launched to Mobilize Corporate Support for Education in Emergencies

Photo © Mohamad Al-Arief / World Bank Please find below our press release for the launch of the REACT platform: Rapid Education Action platform launc...

World Leaders Gather in Washington, D.C. To Tackle Issues in Global Education
17 Apr 2018

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

This Thursday, April 19th, the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) will be hosting its annual high-level breakfast event along wit...

Celebrating World Health Day: The Link Between Health and Quality Education
06 Apr 2018

Celebrating World Health Day: The Link Between Health and Quality Education

Photo © UNICEF This Saturday, the international community will be celebrating World Health Day - focusing on the theme of “health for all”. Unive...

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Education in Emergencies: Empowering Girls and Women Caught in Conflict
08 Mar 2018

Education in Emergencies: Empowering Girls and Women Caught in Conflict

Photo courtesy of Kirsten/flickr. When conflict hits a community, girls and young women are the most exposed to sexual exploitation, violence, and for...

GBC-Education Announced as a Finalist for SDG Action Award
22 Feb 2018

GBC-Education Announced as a Finalist for SDG Action Award

Today, the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) was announced as a finalist for the UN SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) Action Aw...

Purpose-driven work: For the changing workforce
06 Feb 2018

Purpose-driven work: For the changing workforce

Photo © World Bank Last year, I had the opportunity to attend a private reception for Professor Klaus Schwab – founder of the World Economic Forum ...