[PDF] Millenium Development Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education

Author: Growing Inclusive Markets, Published on: 21 September 2010

Elimination of child labour requires the development and enforcement of appropriate legislation as well as collaborations between the private sector, governments and civil-society organizations...Evidence from around the world shows a positive correlation between private education and education quality, suggesting that the private sector can deliver high-quality education at low cost...MNCs can, for example...[d]esign and market products and services that are adapted to low-income markets and that contribute to children’s education...Businesses can draw on support from specialized partners to eradicate child labour from their operations and institute child-friendly policies. [refers to IKEA, Carulla Foundation, SELCO India, Opportunity International]

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Related companies: IKEA