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Barclays Dare to Be: Enhancing Employment Skills in Singapore

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Emma Guy and Anubhav Mehrotra helped create the Dare To Be programme in Singapore. The eight-week programme, delivered by Barclays in partnership with non-profit organisations, supports young people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their work skills and job prospects. The co-founders tell us about the satisfaction they get from widening students’ horizons.

Applications Now Open for eBay's 2018 SHINE Awards for Small Business

Are You Ready to Shine? Tell us about your eBay Businesses for a chance to win $10,000, a VIP trip to eBay Open, and more.
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“Our Seller Community is the heart of everything we do. You drive our identity and purpose, and without you, we don’t succeed. To celebrate the lifeblood of eBay, and recognize National Small Business Week, we’re launching the SHINE Awards for Small Business for the third year in a row. The awards are eBay's opportunity to shine a light on our vibrant community of sellers. Sellers are the essence of who we are, and my favorite part of the year is celebrating their personal stories.”

Final Days to Register for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit

Registration closes on Thursday, April 26
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Inpsire. Innovate. Act. 

Time is running out to join business leaders committed to providing scalable solutions to society's greatest challenges at the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit on May 1-2 at the Conrad New York. Registration closes on Thursday, April 26 and 12:00pm Eastern Time.

Here's what you'll miss if you don't secure your seat today: 

eBay Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Internet Sales Tax

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Brief urges the Court to consider the consequences of taxing independent small businesses in states where they do not have facilities, employees or a voice in the local political process.

Barclays' Reverse Mentoring Scheme Turns Generational Hierarchy on Its Head

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Barclays’ Reverse Mentoring Scheme turns hierarchies on their heads, with junior colleagues coaching their senior partners. One pair – Lucy Eyers and Martin Hyde – explain how their relationship has led to shared insights and new plans.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (April 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

RMI and GRI Partner to Enhance Reporting on Responsible Minerals Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas

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ALEXANDRIA, Va./AMSTERDAM, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced a project to help improve companies’ minerals sourcing due diligence and impact reporting by providing reporting resources and tools based on internationally recognized frameworks.

How Barclays is Helping to Create the Jobs of Tomorrow

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Barclays partnership with Unreasonable Impact has created more than 5,000 new jobs to date.

The challenge: The global labour market is undergoing major structural changes with far-reaching implications for future workforces.

Our ambition: We aim to address unemployment by focusing on three key areas - upskilling, training and creating employment.

Read about our access to employment progress in our ESG Report http://bit.ly/2EX5WTX

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