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Diageo partnership helps young people overcome barriers to work

Diageo partnership helps young people overcome barriers to work

 March 17, 2021

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Diageo is partnering with Movement to Work, a not-for-profit coalition that helps people aged 16 to 30 overcome barriers to work and accessing great diverse talent along the way.

Movement to Work brings together employers, youth outreach organisations, training providers and government allies to help tackle youth unemployment, empower young people, and invest in the future of the UK economy.

Designing and implementing work experience for young people

Movement to Work works is working with Diageo to design and implement work experience and vocational solutions for the company, either in-house or through a recommended training providers.

With hundreds of organisational members, Movement to Work drives social mobility by providing young people with diverse and empowering experiences ranging from hospitality to engineering, with regional hubs working in London, the Midlands, North East and North West to make a real difference nationwide.

Attending the Movement to Work Summit

As part of this partnership, Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes attended the virtual Movement to Work CEO Summit hosted by June Sarpong OBE, Director of Creative Diversity at the BBC and attended by UK government Minister for Employment Mims Davies.

Bringing together leading employers such as Tesco, Marks & Spencer, BT, Accenture, BAE Systems, Barclays and Unilever, as well as youth outreach organisations, governments and young people themselves, the summit drove meaningful debate about how they can help the next generation into employment.

Support and empower the next generation with a Diageo career

Diageo is committed to investing in long-term, actively managed programmes that empower people and increase their access to opportunity in the communities within its employees live and work. 

If you want to make a positive community impact, discover the latest job opportunities at Diageo.


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