Global Business Coalition for Education

#smartinvestment Webinar: The Role of Business in Achieving Global Education Goals

In collaboration with the UN Global Compact


An educated workforce is critical for the long-term success of business and society. This webinar provides an overview of the state of global education and discuss ways business can engage more deeply in education. It introduces The Smartest Investment: A Framework for Business Engagement in Education and shares a three-part process for engagement to realize business benefits while achieving education goals.

Webinar date: October 21, 2014


#smartinvestment Webinar: Understanding the Impact of Business Investments in Education

In collaboration with the UN Global Compact, featuring PricewaterhouseCoopers


Businesses investing in education want to tell a story about their impact. The webinar aims to help organizations build a framework to begin to better measure and subsequently build a credible narrative about the impact of their investments in education, in terms of benefits to both business and society. The webinar is based on a report by PwC, A World at School and the Global Business Coalition for Education.

Webinar date: October 28, 2014


The Importance of Early Childhood Development

Developed by the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution
for use by the Biz4ECD Task Force



Early Childhood Development (ECD) spans from the moment of conception until the beginning of primary school, and includes physical well-being, and cognitive, linguistic, and socio-emotional development. Investing in ECD leads to happier children, more equal societies, and prevents higher costs further down the road.