Cummins Inc: Partnering to Provide Technical Education for Communities
December 3, 2013

Cummins Inc: Partnering to Provide Technical Education for Communities

By: Mary Titsworth Chandler   Many global companies and the communities in which they operate are facing a growing problem: increasing skills gap...

Committed to Girls’ Education: Discovery Partners With DFID
October 11, 2013

Committed to Girls’ Education: Discovery Partners With DFID

  Globally, 65 million girls of primary and secondary school age have never attended school. Today, many girls continue to be denied the right to...

Platform for Action: GBC-Education’s Second Annual Breakfast
October 8, 2013

Platform for Action: GBC-Education’s Second Annual Breakfast

  “If you have weak foundations, it is difficult to build for the future.  We all need to invest in education.”   -Aliko Dangote, CEO, ...

Intel Corporation: Deploying Technology to Improve Education
October 7, 2013

Intel Corporation: Deploying Technology to Improve Education

  Global Business Coalition for Education founding member company Intel Corporation launched two initiatives during United Nations General Assemb...

Western Union’s Commitment to the Children of Syria
September 24, 2013

Western Union’s Commitment to the Children of Syria

  23 September 2013   Global Business Coalition for Education Member founding member The Western Union Company, unveiled a new Western Union...

Architects for a Better World
September 24, 2013

Architects for a Better World

  “There is a fracture in the pipeline from education to the workforce.  We are leaking talent.  We need to do something about the talent poo...

The Smartest Investment
September 24, 2013

The Smartest Investment

  Speaking at the UN Global Compact Leaders’ Summit on 20 September, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown released The Smartest I...

Q&A with Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact
September 17, 2013

Q&A with Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact

  Today, more than 57 million primary school age children around the world did not have the opportunity to go to school.  And some children – ...

Nigeria: Accelerating Progress for 10.5 million Children
September 16, 2013

Nigeria: Accelerating Progress for 10.5 million Children

Photo: Pupils at Kuje School, outside Abuja, Nigeria. © A World at School / Nick Cavanagh 2013   On September 9 2013, the Global Business Coalit...

Investment in Global Education: A Strategic Imperative for Business
September 12, 2013

Investment in Global Education: A Strategic Imperative for Business

Education is smart for society and smart for business. Investment in Global Education: A Strategic Imperative for Business – a report launched by GB...