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Author:AXA SA
Country:European Union
Start Year:2015
Contact:

George Stansfield, Head of Group Human Resources

Angela Buren, Head of Talent and Performance
Types of organisation:Companies and business organisations
Description:

AXA pledges its commitment to address the issue of youth unemployment in Europe  through specific undertakings, described below, designed to  (1) provide opportunities to at least 20.000 young people across Europe over the 2014-18 period as a first step on their career ladder, with a specific focus on apprentices, and (2) help increase employability of youth through organized coaching and training initiatives.  These undertakings reflect AXA's long-term commitment to Europe and to being a proactive force in addressing the important economic and social issues that will shape Europe’s future.

AXA's undertakings are an integral part of a wider initiative known as the "Alliance for Youth" in which AXA has partnered with Nestle and a group of other premier companies in a private sector initiative that is specifically designed to address youth unemployment in Europe.  

Area of action: Supply
Area of action: Quality
Partners:

The undertakings described above reflect AXA's long-term commitment to Europe and to being a proactive player in addressing the important economic and social issues that will shape Europe’s future. AXA's undertakings are an integral part of the "Alliance for Youth".

As of June 20, 2014, the founding member companies of the Alliance for Youth are as follows: 

AXA, Nestlé, Adecco, Cargill, Chep, DS Smith, Ernst & Young, Facebook, Firmenich, Google, Nielson, Publics, Salesforce Chatter, twitter, White & Case.

 

Additionally, AXA will continue and expand its partnership with Junior Achievement Europe in order to better prepare youth for their future and for the working world

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