He Who Opens a school door, closes a prison
August 1, 2017

He Who Opens a school door, closes a prison

We believe education will be one of the most influential drivers of economic growth and prosperity in our generation and for generations to come. In a...

Technology and Education as a Means of Eliminating Poverty
July 26, 2017

Technology and Education as a Means of Eliminating Poverty

Education is critical toward addressing poverty. Last Wednesday marked the last day of the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable developmen...

It Takes a Village: Standard Chartered is Going Beyond for Girls’ Education
July 14, 2017

It Takes a Village: Standard Chartered is Going Beyond for Girls’ Education

Tomorrow marks World Youth Skills Day and an important moment to reflect on how we are preparing the world’s young people – and especially young g...

World Youth Skills Day: Focusing on the Workforce of the Future
July 14, 2017

World Youth Skills Day: Focusing on the Workforce of the Future

According to the Education Commission, half of the world’s jobs – around 2 billion – are expected to disappear by 2030. In some countries, up to...

GBC-Education Welcomes Newest Member, Voith!
July 13, 2017

GBC-Education Welcomes Newest Member, Voith!

The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) is pleased to welcome Voith as the newest member of our Coalition! Founded in 1867, Voith ...

G20 Makes Landmark Commitment to Education Financing
July 9, 2017

G20 Makes Landmark Commitment to Education Financing

This past weekend, the G20 countries agreed to a meaningful breakthrough for global education. The leaders of the largest and richest countries acknow...

HP commits $20M+ to enable quality education
July 6, 2017

HP commits $20M+ to enable quality education

HP Chief Supply Chain Officer Stuart Pann announced a bold new pledge before a crowd of 12,000 people at the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg on Jul...

The Key To Realizing the SDGs? Education.
July 3, 2017

The Key To Realizing the SDGs? Education.

Business has an undeniable role in helping to accelerate progress toward realizing the SDGs. By investing in girls’ education, education in emergenc...

Business Backs #5for5 Campaign and Investment in Early Childhood Development in Advance of G20
June 28, 2017

Business Backs #5for5 Campaign and Investment in Early Childhood Development in Advance of G20

This week, the Global Business Coalition for Education is rallying around early childhood development and education financing. Our partner organizatio...

Western Union Launches #IAmMore Challenge to Tackle Misperceptions about Refugees
June 20, 2017

Western Union Launches #IAmMore Challenge to Tackle Misperceptions about Refugees

On this World Refugee Day, I want to share the story of Abdulazez*, who was forced to leave his home in Syria with his family. They ended up in a refu...