Hope Rising: Oando Foundation Commemorates Day of the African Child
16 Jun 2017

Hope Rising: Oando Foundation Commemorates Day of the African Child

Today, the African continent commemorates the Day of the African Child under the theme “Accelerating protection, empowerment and equal opportunities...

Investments in Adolescent Girls Are Crucial, Businesses Have a Role in Fostering Their Growth
20 Oct 2016

Investments in Adolescent Girls Are Crucial, Businesses Have a Role in Fostering Their Growth

The UN Population Fund’s (UNFPA) report, State of World Population 2016, provides in-depth look at the support 10-year-old girls require from their ...

How Business Can Help Create a Global Ecosystem for Learning and Innovation
30 Sep 2016

How Business Can Help Create a Global Ecosystem for Learning and Innovation

Wendy Kopp, Co-Founder and CEO of Teach For All and GBC-Education Advisory Board Member, writes about the injustice currently faced by millions of chi...

Pearson Aligns Sustainability Plan with the SDGs
13 Jul 2016

Pearson Aligns Sustainability Plan with the SDGs

GBC-Education founding member Pearson has released its 2015 Sustainability Report illustrating how it is addressing education inequality on a global s...

A Corporate Perspective on the Importance of Girls’ Education
04 Dec 2015

A Corporate Perspective on the Importance of Girls’ Education

Eva Halper manages Credit Suisse’s Global Education Initiative which serves as a platform for partnerships with several international not for pr...

Two GBC-Education Founding Members Named Commissioners for the Global Commission on Financing Education
22 Sep 2015

Two GBC-Education Founding Members Named Commissioners for the Global Commission on Financing Education

On Sept. 22, 2015, the commissioners who will oversee the Global Commission on Financing Education’s research on economic trends associated with inc...

A Plea for Education in Emergencies Financing, CEO Dubai Cares
22 Jul 2015

A Plea for Education in Emergencies Financing, CEO Dubai Cares

After attending the Oslo Summit on Education for Development in July, Dubai Cares CEO Tariq Al Gurg’s commitment to financing education in emergenci...

UN Secretary-General Declares Addis a “Major Step Forward”
17 Jul 2015

UN Secretary-General Declares Addis a “Major Step Forward”

On the eve of the final day of the Financing for Development conference in Ethiopia, leaders reached an agreement on financing the post-2015 framework...

Financing for Development: What’s the private sector’s role?
14 Jul 2015

Financing for Development: What’s the private sector’s role?

The last high-level conference relevant to education prior to the adoption of the SDGs is taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Financing for Dev...

Tune In: Pearson and UNICEF to launch their ‘Activate Talks’ series
23 Jun 2015

Tune In: Pearson and UNICEF to launch their ‘Activate Talks’ series

In collaboration with UNICEF UK, GBC-Education member, Pearson Plc., is launching a new series to help business leaders and thought-leaders work toget...