Symantec Invest $2 Million To Tackle Youth Unemployment

by David Connor
Jul 2, 2014 10:15 AM ET
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If you are going to launch a new CSR initiative then having one of the most powerful and well-known politicians in the world standing next you may just help get it noticed.

Former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, recently announced the new pilot programme called Symantec Cyber Career Connection (SC3) at the Clinton Global Initiative America Meeting in Denver.

The programme aims to address youth unemployment through training and career support to help fill a substantial gap in cybersecurity jobs through a collaboration with NPower (@NPower), YearUp (@YearUp) and LifeJourney. The pilot kicks-off in August in the San Francisco Bay Area, Baltimore and New York City.

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I'm a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) believer, challenging businesses to do more good, especially smaller businesses (SMEs). I offer my expertise and networks to a number of smaller social enterprises and charities in the areas of learning support (Acorn Alliance CIC), youth sport, community regeneration and Chambers of Commerce.