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Accenture

Accenture commits to providing digital training opportunities as part of our Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative, which will equip 500,000 people around the world by 2015 with the skills to get a job or build a business. In the next …
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Time period: 2009 - 2015
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Adobe

Adobe Youth Voices is Adobe’s global initiative to increase creativity among underserved youth communities. We work with nonprofit education partners across the world to teach young students to develop original digital content on an issue they care …
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Time period: 01-12-2014 - 31-12-2015
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Altran "Campus Team" Project

Altran has a strong corporate belief that the future of the Digital Market depends on the effective training of the young professionals. Therefore, Altran offers the opportunity to follow training programs to all employees and young professionals …
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Altran "I" Project

Altran has launched the internal Innovation competition called the I-Project and as of next Season we will invite the innovation makers outside Altran to team up with one of the Altran’s employees and take part in the project. We encourage young …
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Altran Foundation for Innovation

The Altran Foundation for Innovation has the mission to "Promote technological innovation for human benefit" and its objectives are as follows: • to promote the emergence of creative ideas • to support the development of innovative ideas • to …
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Autodesk

The ultimate aim of the Autodesk pledge is to remove the barriers to software access for educational institutions in Europe, and equipping every student and teacher (secondary and post-secondary) with professional 3D design tools, industry-relevant …
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Time period: 2014 - 2016
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BBC

The BBC's pledge is two-fold. As part of its mission under Royal Charter & Agreement to contribute to a highly-skilled and competitive workforce, in an increasingly global sector, the BBC will: 1. Remove geo-blocking from the BBC academy section of …
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Time period: 2015 - 2016
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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

BCS will be running the Digital Literacy for Life Programme. It is a programme that will bring together an alliance of organisations that have a stake in digital literacy in the UK. The programme will have a main group that will build …
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Time period: May 2013 -
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BEBRAS

In order to ensure Europe’s digital competitiveness and future skilled workforce development for economic grow, there is a significant demand to engage youngsters to gain e-skills and early professional background needed. The project BEBRAS aims to …
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Bubble Jobs

Bubble is a relatively small business of 8 employees and we would regard everything concerning our pledge to be added value beyond our core business offerings. Every member of our team has a passion for the digital industry and we are driven to help …
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Time period: - 2016
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CISCO Certification and Training Matrix alignment with eCF

The IT industry is evolving quickly. The IT skills needed now and in the future are constantly changing. Cisco understands the growing need for IT professionals to have more than just technical skills, but also customer and business-orientated …
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Time period: 2013 - 2018
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CISCO Smart Grid Training

Cisco and its industry and education partners will combine existing and newly de-veloped learning content for electrical installers. The content will qualify employees and young people in initial training for future job opportunities. The content …
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Time period: 1st June 2013 - 31st July 2018
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CLOUD CREDENTIAL COUNCIL

In 2013 the Cloud Credential Council will release its Professional Cloud Training and Certification Program enabling training partners and technology vendors in countries across Europe to ‘Cloud-Ready’ the European workforce to help fill the …
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Time period: Early 2013 - 2018
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Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS)

The main goal is to launch the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark, this will be an online interactive tool for current and future ICT professionals to identify the competences they need/lack for various ICT roles. It will enable them to adapt to labour …
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Time period: early 2013 - Q3 2014
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CSR Europe

As part of the European Business Campaign on Skills for Jobs: Making Europe the best place for work launched in April 2013, CSR Europe will scale up the engagement between business representatives and educational players focusing in the fields of …
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Time period: - 2020
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DC Professional Development

DCPro pledges to grant access to four core online course modules (Mission Critical Engineering, Reliability and Resilience, Mission Critical Electrical Systems Maintenance and Fundamentals of Power Quality) to up to 500 users to promote the DC …
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Time period: early 2013 - 2014
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DIDASCA - The First Italian Cyber Schools for Lifelong Learning

DIDASCA pledges to improve digital litercy in Italy, especially Google Skills, through Schools and Businesses. Its main project - Banda Larga & Menti Acute / Broad Band & Smart Minds - was established in 2010. It comprises two different tracks: ● …
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Time period: 1st Sept 2013 - 31st August 2014
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DIDASCA - The First Italian Cyber Schools for Lifelong Learning- Phase 2

DIDASCA - The First Italian Cyber Schools for Lifelong Learning pledges to empower 2 millions Italian citizens with basic e-Skills by 2020. DIDASCA is a cultural non for profit organization whose mission consists in delivering non formal education …
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Time period: 2015 - 2020
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Digital Leadership Institute

The pledge aims at creating, publicising and awarding a pan-Europe AWARD for women and girls who distinguish themselves and their organisations in digitally-driven and digitally-enabled areas of study and work, in order to achieve the following: 1) …
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Time period: April 2013 - November 2013 (1st year cycle)
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Digital Skills Academy

Digital Skills Academy pledges to increase the number of digitally-skilled employees in Europe, and to help tackle youth unemployment, by reskilling 20,000 jobseekers by 2016 in Ireland and other European countries experiencing high youth …
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Time period: early 2014 - 2016
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ECDL Foundation

ECDL Foundation pledged to carry out three different activities to help boost employment and growth in support of the Grand Coalition: 1.To develop the ‘new ECDL’ certification programme based on a flexible modular structure that allows the …
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Time period: 2013 - 2015
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European eSkills Association

The association supports all the efforts made at national level to promote the adoption and take-up of the e-CF. The signatories promote broader participation in the work of the CEN Workshop on ICT Skills and support the efforts to transform the …
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Time period: 2013 - 2016
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European Schoolnet

Analyses the conditions necessary to launch a pilot that investigates the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for secondary school teachers with the support of both Ministries of Education and industry players. The objective is to enhance …
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Time period: 2013 - 2014
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EVERIS - UPF

Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and Everis have launched “Noa & Max, stuck in Electronia", a project aimed at 8 to 12 year-old students that involves the production and dissemination of cross media content designed to promote innovative talent and …
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Time period: November 2012 - December 2013
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Fast-track to IT (FIT)

Industry led initiative, in close collaboration with government departments, national training and education agencies and disadvantaged communities to enable greater access to employment for marginalised job seekers. It is a unique service in …
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Time period: 2013 - 2014
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GEYC Resources Center

GEYC Resources Center (GEYC RC), part of the Group of the European Youth for Change (GEYC), is a free online platform gathering resources in the new media field, as well as offering training and practical experience (via online internships) in the …
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Time period: 2014 - 2016
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Girls in Tech Luxembourg

Coding is also about creating your own future thanks to the Web. Women need to take a chance! We want to empower women with the right skills so that they can gain more confidence with technology, overcome gender stereotypes around ICT and access …
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Time period: - 2014
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Google

The first part of Google’s pledge is to reach 20,000 entrepreneurs across Europe in 2013 through partnerships with Startup Weekend and Startup Grind; Google event programming; and our four sponsored startup hubs in the EU. The second part of our …
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Hellenic Professionals Informatics Society (HePIS)

Getbusy.gr is a joint Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) effort by Greek, industry, educational and training institutions, start-ups and HR agencies, aiming to motivate young people to improve their e-skills and employability, increase their …
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Time period: November 2012 - November 2014
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HEWLETT PACKARD

HP pledges to reach up to 1,000,000 people, providing IT and business skills training, through the following three programs: 1) HP Institute: HP Institute is a partnership with academic institutions whereby HP provides a complete learning solution, …
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Time period: June 2012 - December 2015
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INFORMATICS EUROPE

The pledge provides a platform to share knowledge and best practices across different countries and coordinates national initiatives to establish informatics as a compulsory subject in schools.
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Time period: 2013 - 2013
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INLEA

European ICT Industry Education and Certification Programs: through the European ICT Industry Education Congress, the pledge aims at increasing the use of ICT Industry Eucation and Certification programs among Vocational and Higher Education …
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Time period: October 2013 - July 2015
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Inspiring Fifty

Inspiring fifty is an initiative established to showcase female role models in the digital industry, make girls attracted by a career in the digital technology and to inspire other women to reach for the top in their careers. The initiative is to be …
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Time period: Q3 2013 - Q4 2014
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INTEL Grand Coalition

The INTEL Grand Coalition pledges to provide online trainings with the aim to increase employability and digital inclusion in light of the job opportunities in the digital or ‘new’ economy by means of a Training Initiative for Employment and …
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Time period: 2014 - 2018
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Liberty Global

To demonstrate our commitment to the Grand Coalition, we have committed our support to several innovative projects which address the challenges of the ICT skills gap in Europe. These new partnerships will sit alongside Liberty Global’s existing …
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Make IT In Ireland

Companies (SME’s and large) will be assisted in their search for the right profiles for their vacancies via the available recruitment channels. Candidates will be assisted to get a job and a better career prospect with great technology company. We …
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Microsoft

Increase the number of high quality apprenticeships and internships by 50% over 3 years, from the current 9000 to 13 500, thus providing an early career lever to help European youth into digital jobs.
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Time period: February 2013 - February 2016
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ORACLE

Oracle will host a Round Table Conference to launch closer collaboration among ICT vendors or associations, Ministries of Education, and relevant education and / or certification bodies. The Conference will serve to kick off the preparation of a …
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Time period: March 2013 - May 2015
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Rete Competenze per l' Economia Digitale

The Rete’s purpose is to disseminate the European e-Competence Framework, e-CF, all over the national territory, and enhance the culture of competences for ICT within Italian enterprises, through specific joint or individual, precompetitive, …
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Time period: November 2012 -
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SAMSUNG

Samsung pledges to invest in a multi-market strategy to provide young people in Europe with access to smart technologies, skills and training. 1) Smart Classrooms: programme to enable digital inclusion through improved learning of ICT skills for …
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Time period: 2013 - 2015
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SAP

In a public-private partnership, together with partners from industry and academia, SAP will launch the Academy Cube e-learning platform targeted to enrich STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) graduates’ skill-sets with relevant ICT …
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Time period: 2013 -
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Sheffield Community Network

Community Media Solutions, Sheffield Live, the Cultural Industries Quarter Agency, Community Media Association, Access Space Network. The digital media centres are run by 12 voluntary community groups across Sheffield. Aan established Steering Group …
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Time period: October 2013 - March 2014
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Stichting Vrouwen Aan Het Werk

Empower and educate jobseekers, women, youth and passionate them for ICT and Technical skills. Participants are learning employee skills, social skills, communications skills. The lessons are most facilitated by volunteers of the companies. The …
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Time period: 11 November 2013 - 13 June 2014
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Telecentre - Europe

As a follow-up of Get Online Week campaign, Telecentre-Europe plans to support its national campaign partners to lead and facilitate Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs (LC4DJ) across Europe (i.e. local governments, industry, employment services, …
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Time period: March 2013 - June 2014
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Telefonica

Through a diverse educational programme including events within Telefonica offices, workshops in Telefonica stores and on-line training young people are trained in a range of digital skills. These skills include apps coding, HTML/CSS, and Robotic …
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Time period: January 2013 - December 2015
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Telefónica - Phase 2

True success can only be achieved by supporting people in every aspect and every step of the digital worker lifecycle. For this reason, Telefónica pledges to help people throughout the steps of the lifecycle from education, fostering a digital …
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Time period: 2015 - 2020
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Telerik, a Progress Company

Telerik Academy is a leading tech-ed initiative, established by Telerik, a Progress Company in 2009 to address the shortage of skillful IT professionals in Bulgaria. Telerik Academy provides practical training to thousands of Bulgarian students and …
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Time period: June 2013 - December 2015
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The Corporate IT Forum

Pledge: 1) To support building successful multi-stakeholder partnerships to stimulate everyone’s interests in ICT as well as in lifelong learning activities and specific e-skills learning. 2) To take co-ordinated actions, above and beyond …
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Time period: 2013 -
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The Municipality of Halmstad

The Municipality of Halmstad cordially invites all of its citizens to the unprecedented opportunity of becoming e-Citizens of Halmstad. As e-Citizens of Halmstad, the Municipality of Halmstad recognises the wish to request digital service at your …
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Time period: 2014 - 2016
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University of Piraeus

The aim of the pledge is to develop a “one stop point” of electronic service that: (a) gets access to requirements of strong industrial companies of the coalition, in terms of curricula and human resources; (b) offers online courses on advanced …
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Time period: June 2013 - July 2014
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University of Sheffield

The Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield will establish a Computer Science Ambassador Scheme for secondary school pupils, initially for 45 pupils aged 14-15, involving 60 hours guided experience of digital opportunities. The aims …
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Time period: April 2013 - March 2015
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WePROMIS® - Millennia2025, PROMIS@Service

PROMIS® is a multilingual, multi-country and multi-client enabled management cockpit platform to monitor and control the legal, external and internal compliance requirements efficiently. WePROMIS® will customize the present solution structuring …
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Time period: July 2013 - July 2015
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YouRock – youth employability

The Challenge There are numerous challenges for young people in the early years of their careers, and there is a gap in the online career networks and advice provided for them. Young people avoid LinkedIn, the largest career networking site, with …
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Closed pledges

ACER

In order to give more attractiveness to the STEM environment, digital industry and related jobs ACER is willing to invest in resources. Their pledge is to have in every European country an Internship program looking at STEM schools (from K12 to …
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Time period: early 2013 - 2016
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ALTEN

ALTEN International Solutions Division created the “Cantera Project”, an innovative initiative aiming at supporting young graduated people in acquiring high ICT skills in an international environment. Participants to the project will have first a …
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Time period: early 2013 -
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CIONET

It aims at connecting CIONET members and their own staff to local schools and universities and have them share their own personal experience through storytelling. This can be in the classroom, targeted events (e.g. eSkills week or Girls in IT day) or …
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Time period: Q2 2013 - open
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