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Pearson Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

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LONDON, 29 MAY 2019: Pearson, the world’s learning company, today publishes its 2018 Sustainability Report, demonstrating ongoing progress in integrating social and environmental issues across the business and advancing equity in education.

How to Improve Access to Education Around the World

by Jan Lee
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Unicef tells us that 101 million children worldwide don’t regularly attend school. High costs, lack of local availability, lack of uniforms and school supplies, disability and competing family priorities are among the many reasons for this devastating statistic.

Each of those children may grow up without the basic communication, math and reasoning skills that can help them earn a living wage to support their family and build their communities. And so the cycle of poverty continues.

Pearson Announces Progress Towards 2020 Sustainability Plan

Pearson releases 2017 Sustainability Report demonstrating the social, environmental, and economic impact of its 2020 Sustainability Plan to stakeholders
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Pearson releases 2017 Sustainability Report demonstrating the social, environmental, and economic impact of its 2020 Sustainability Plan to stakeholders

LONDON – Pearson, the digital education company, published its 2017 Sustainability Report, which highlights the progress made in implementing its 2020 Sustainability Plan and a continued vision for integrating social and environmental issues into every aspect of the business.

Beth Jenkins: New Resources to Speed Employees Up the Intrapreneurial Learning Curve

by Beth Jenkins, Challenge Director, Business Fights Poverty
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At any given time, in any given company, there can be hundreds of employees with ideas for profitable new products, services, and business models that also create value for society. These would-be “intrapreneurs” come from all different backgrounds and roles, and many have never started a new venture before. The learning curve can be steep.

Education for Sustainable Development

By Jim Witkin
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It’s been two years since the UN introduced the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a call to action embodied in 17 specific goals to tackle global issues like poverty, access to education, gender inequality, and climate change.

How to Engage on the Education SDGs

By Jim Witkin
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Join PearsonSAPASU WSSIUN PRME, and TriplePundit at #WhyPurpose on September 26th at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BT to discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose, how they’re preparing to join the workforce, and what this means for businesses. For more information or to RSVP click here.

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Join PearsonSAPASU WSSIUN PRME, and TriplePundit at #WhyPurpose on September 26th at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BT to discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose, how they’re preparing to join the workforce, and what this means for businesses. For more information or to RSVP click here.

Pearson Releases 2016 Sustainability Report Showing Progress Towards 2020 Plan

2016 report shows progress in first year of implementing Pearson’s 2020 Sustainability Plan to transform the company’s social, environmental, and economic impact
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Pearson, the world’s learning company, today published its 2016 Sustainability Report, which highlights the progress made in implementing its 2020 Sustainability Plan and a continued vision for driving alignment between business and sustainability strategies.

Pearson’s 2020 Sustainability Plan is a five-year strategy to integrate social and environmental issues into every aspect of the business in order to drive growth and support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Pearson Launches 2015 Sustainability Report

2015 report announces new five year ‘sustainability plan’ to help transform the company’s impact in the future
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Pearson, the world’s learning company, today launches its 2015 Sustainability Report, which aims to advance the conversation about what sustainability looks like in the education industry.

This report introduces Pearson’s new five year plan to integrate sustainability into every aspect of its business and to help drive forward the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through contributing educational expertise, knowledge and resources to address key global sustainability challenges.

New Event: Transforming the Role of Business in Education on Oct. 29

This one-day conference at Stanford will explore new models to help address the world's educational needs
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On October 29, explore how companies can contribute to greater impact in education worldwide.

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On October 29, explore how companies can contribute to greater impact in education worldwide.

Profit: The New Corporate Motivation To Do Good

Why companies have awakened to solving and social and environmental problems
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Shared value expert Mark R. Kramer responds to a column in the New York Times.

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Shared value expert Mark R. Kramer responds to a column in the New York Times.

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