Creating opportunities

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Why it matters

Youth unemployment is at crisis levels across Europe. Developing future skills is a global concern. That's why we are determined to be part of the solution and to create opportunities for millions of young people around the world

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Our approach

Breaking the cycle - no job: no experience; no experience: no job.

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Young People’s Panels

We have created Young People’s Panels in Europe and UK. These young colleagues will advise on how we can best support young people.

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Performance

Over the last year we have created 158,000 opportunities for young people across the Group.

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At a glance

  • We employ 100,000 young people across our business, including over 60,000 in the UK.
  • We have pledged to help young people gain the skills they need to succeed, no matter what career they choose to pursue.
  • We have created Young People’s Panels in Europe and UK; these young colleagues are advising us on how we can best support young people.
  • Our Launch programme with the Prince’s Trust in the UK and Positive2Work in Ireland are helping unemployed young people gain skills and experience to get into work.
  • We are launching the Tesco Youth Academy across our all our markets – a new programme to help young people develop key skills to prepare them for the world of work.