ReGeneration received its 10th award yesterday, as it was named “NGO of the Year ” in the category of “Education” at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards 2020. Organized by Boussias Communications, the awards highlight the vision and notable collaborations of businesses committed to the principles of sustainability, corporate responsibility, and sustainable and social development.
This distinction highlights ReGeneration’s 5-year effort to democratize the opportunity for the professional training and employment of young graduates who have chosen to stay and succeed in Greece.
To date, the program has helped employ more than 1,300 graduates at over 500 participating companies, supporting the next generation and investing in human resources. The percentage of renewed collaborations between ReGeneration program participants and collaborating companies beyond the 6-month minimum required by the program is 92%. Meanwhile, some 170,000 hours of training and 17,000 volunteer hours have been completed by participants to date.
ReGeneration is a non-profit program supported by: Coca – Cola, The Coca – Cola Foundation, The Hellenic Initiative, and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
With a vision to democratize post-university education and career opportunities for young graduates in our country, ReGeneration is the largest employment and training program in Greece. An initiative of the Global Shapers Athens Hub and World Economic Forum, ReGeneration was created with the goal of contributing to youth employment, bridging the skills gap, and combating “brain drain.” The program addresses talented young graduates (up to 29 years old) in a range of specialties with 0 – 3 years of work experience, who strive to stand out as young professionals in Greece. ReGeneration offers participants 6 months (minimum) paid employment at multinational companies and SMEs in Greece, and 32 hours of training with a focus on personal and professional development, as well as mentoring opportunities with renowned market executives. As part of the program, participants also complete 25 volunteer hours supporting select NGOs. ReGeneration is a non-profit program supported by: Coca-Cola, The Coca-Cola Foundation, The Hellenic Initiative and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Select partners offering necessary services, know-how and resources to the program include: Arctic Shores, ethelon, kariera.gr, Job-Pairs, Mindshare, OTE Academy and RSM Greece.
For more information about ReGeneration, each program, and the conditions of participation, visit www.regeneration.gr.
About the Global Shapers Community
The Global Shapers community is an initiative of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the international non-profit organization based in Switzerland and consisting of a network of Hubs, one of which is also in Athens. The Global Shapers Athens Hub was launched in September 2011, with the aim of acting as a liaison between the WEF, the business and science community, non-profit organizations and young people under the age of 30 with special skills, encouraging them to join forces to achieve common social goals related to youth employment, entrepreneurship, and smart, sustainable and inclusive economic growth and volunteering in Greece.
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