Business Supports International Day of the Girl Child 2016
October 11, 2016

Business Supports International Day of the Girl Child 2016

Today is the fifth anniversary of the UN’s International Day of the Girl Child. This year’s themes is ‘Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: Wh...

World Youth Skills Day 2016: Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment
July 15, 2016

World Youth Skills Day 2016: Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment

Established as a UN designated day in 2014, World Youth Skills Day recognizes and brings awareness of the importance of training, technical and vocati...

263 Million Children and Youth are Out of School: How Business Can Help
July 15, 2016

263 Million Children and Youth are Out of School: How Business Can Help

UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has released figures indicating that the number of children and adolescents out of school is growing, now totali...

Pearson Aligns Sustainability Plan with the SDGs
July 13, 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...

First-Ever World Humanitarian Summit to Scale Up The Business Response in Crisis
May 19, 2016

First-Ever World Humanitarian Summit to Scale Up The Business Response in Crisis

Next week, the international community will gather for the UN’s first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey to assess how governments, ...

Two Years Later, The Effects Of The Ebola Crisis on Education Linger
March 24, 2016

Two Years Later, The Effects Of The Ebola Crisis on Education Linger

In January this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak over at last. The announcement was just a few months shy of the ...

Lebanon Business Leaders Join Global Education Campaign
June 4, 2015

Lebanon Business Leaders Join Global Education Campaign

Fifteen of Lebanon’s top corporations met in Beirut last May for a roundtable meeting hosted by GBC-Education. The meeting follows a deal reached in...

The View from Davos
January 31, 2014

The View from Davos

  By Sarah Brown, Executive Chair, Global Business Coalition for Education   This year’s development topics at the Davos World Economic Fo...

President Jonathan's Drive to Work with Business on Education for all Nigerian Children
May 11, 2013

President Jonathan's Drive to Work with Business on Education for all Nigerian Children

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria convened a meeting at the World Economic Forum in Capetown, South Africa this week to hear from GBC-Education h...

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