FDBusiness.com

Nestlé Rolls Out Global Youth Initiative

 Breaking News
  • Hilton to Purchase 50% of Leading Vegetarian Manufacturer Hilton Food Group, the leading specialist international food packing business supplying major food retailers in Europe and Australia, has agreed to purchase a 50% shareholding in Dalco Food, a leading vegetarian product manufacturer based in Oss, the Netherlands. Hilton has agreed to enter into a joint venture agreement with Dalco’s shareholders, which includes an option [...]...
  • Great British Cheese Awards Winners Announced The winners of the Great British Cheese Awards have been announced. The Great British Cheese awards were established three years ago to celebrate the best of British cheese produced and distributed by independent cheese makers and retailers and this year, both established artisan brands and new cheesemakers have taken top awards. The category winners are: Artisan Producer – Tenacres, [...]...
  • Over 90% of Sampled Salt Brands Globally Found to Contain Microplastics Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace (www.Greenpeace.org) East Asia.[1] The study, which has been published in Environmental Science & Technology, a peer-reviewed scientific journal, [...]...
  • Ardgowan Unveils Plans For Inverclyde Distillery Ardgowan Distillery has revealed ambitious designs for its new £12 million distillery which is being built on the Ardgowan Estate near Inverkip, 30 miles west of Glasgow. The plans showcase the flagship building which has just secured revised planning consent from Inverclyde Council. The striking new design, by Michael Laird Architects, brings a number of improvements [...]...
  • HKScan Launches Exports of Finnish Poultry Products to Sweden HKScan, the Nordic food and meat group, has started exporting Finnish poultry products to Sweden. They will initially be sold through the largest retailer ICA’s outlets under the Karinäs®(Kariniemen®) brand. The launch gives Swedish consumers access to a new innovation: high welfare farm-born poultry that is hatched on the farm where it is raised. This new concept is [...]...

Nestlé Rolls Out Global Youth Initiative

Nestlé Rolls Out Global Youth Initiative
March 03
11:48 2015

The Nestlé Global Youth Initiative will help young people across the world develop skills and become more employable. It aims to develop young talent for the company and help tackle the global youth unemployment crisis.

The initiative follows Nestlé’s Youth Employment Initiative in Europe, launched in 2013 with a pledge to create 20,000 positions for young people across the continent over three years.

Close to 12,000 jobs and training opportunities have been created in Europe so far.

Last year Nestlé expanded this youth employment scheme, creating the Alliance for YOUth to mobilise companies who wanted to help the young people of Europe find work.

Mexico is the first Nestlé market outside of Europe to implement the Nestlé Global Youth Initiative.

Nestlé Mexico will create close to 3,000 jobs and 500 internships for young people in Mexico. It will also rollout a Readiness for Work programme, for over 300,000 students, offering career counselling, CV workshops and interview training at schools, colleges and Nestlé sites.

“The Nestlé Global Youth Initiative is an investment for the future. We want to continue developing the next generation of Nestlé leaders. I am confident that the opportunities we are offering will ensure that young people across the world are able to gain the skills they need to meet their professional aspirations” says Nestlé CEO, Paul Bulcke.

Almost 1 in 10 young people in Mexico are unemployed.

A lack of education and skills, low availability of formal, permanent jobs and ‘skills mismatch’, where overqualified people are forced to take low skilled jobs, are key issues.

In addition to offering jobs, internships and training programmes, the Nestlé Global Youth Initiative in Mexico will place special focus on helping young women, who are particularly affected by youth unemployment, to build entrepreneurial skills.

The programme will also build formal partnerships with government employment agencies and other corporations to find young people suitable jobs.

Both Nestlé’s global and European youth initiatives are based on a model particular to Switzerland, known as a dual education system. The system involves combining educational activities with practical apprenticeships and training.

The Nestlé Global Youth Initiative will be rolled out across all of Nestlé’s markets and businesses.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 21, 2018Int'l Food Products Exhibition (Sial)
  • October 25, 2018Italian Espresso Coffee Show (TriestEspresso Expo)
  • October 25, 2018Finnish Food Fair
  • October 31, 2018Int'l exhibition for food products and equipment (Indagra Food)
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements