PwC worked with UNICEF and Generation Unlimited to help stakeholders better understand the role of skills, and in particular youth upskilling, in determining whether the world can transition to net zero in time. This report shows that:
This report offers a way forward for governments, businesses and youth as we set out to address how upskilling enables young people to equitably access employment opportunities created by the climate transition. The recommendations are:
In March 2020, PwC launched a three-year strategic, global collaboration with UNICEF in support of Generation Unlimited (GenU), which aims to help upskill millions of young people around the world. The collaboration focuses on convening public, private and civil society stakeholders to develop programmes and innovations that support young people in their path to productive futures and engaged citizenship, and to conduct research on the global skills challenge. In addition, PwC and UNICEF, in support of GenU, are collaborating in India and South Africa to develop, expand and fund education and skills programmes for young people.
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Managing Director, Global Corporate Sustainability, PwC United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7804 5746
Global Director, Corporate Affairs and Advocacy, Global Corporate Affairs and Communications, PwC United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 7483 448 952