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Convergys To Collaborate With United Nations

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Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a worldwide pioneer in client administration, today declared an organization with the United Nations to propel its 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Convergys and its group the world over will concentrate on enhancing access to long lasting learning, and also work creation for under-gifted population in groups in which the organization works.

As part of the United Nations effort, companies are invited to target specific goals which best align with their corporate social responsibility strategies. Convergys will work to advance Goal 4: Quality Education to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all,” and Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, which strives to “promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.” Convergys chose these goals as they directly connect to the company’s three corporate social responsibility (CSR) pillars: workforce preparedness, health and wellness, and stability.

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“As a global company, with more than 130,000 employees in 32 countries, we are proud to partner with the United Nations to advance efforts to promote lifelong learning and employment,” said Convergys CEO Andrea Ayers. “As an organization with a world-wide presence, we have a unique vantage point and see first-hand how lack of educational and employment opportunities contribute to inequality. We believe that, as a company and individuals, we can make a difference. Collaborating with the United Nations allows us to put two of our company values into action – Do the Right Thing and Serve the Community. It is also an example of the crucial role public-private partnerships can play in changing communities in an impactful and sustainable way. ”

Convergys is additionally glad to join forces with Points of Light, the biggest association on the planet devoted to volunteer administration, to grow and create volunteer open doors for the advantage of its representatives and the group on the loose. Purposes of Light has helped the organization dispatch two ventures to date, with more expected in future months.

“Through our partnership, we have connected Convergys with innovative volunteer organizations that are pioneering new ways to grow the number of volunteers and the impact of the work they do” Photo From: http://www.district205.net
“Through our partnership, we have connected Convergys with innovative volunteer organizations that are pioneering new ways to grow the number of volunteers and the impact of the work they do”
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“Through our partnership, we have connected Convergys with innovative volunteer organizations that are pioneering new ways to grow the number of volunteers and the impact of the work they do,” said Jonathas Barreto, Senior Director, Global at Points of Light. “We believe that business will be a game-changer in the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals and this initiative of Convergys’s is an example of the active role that companies are playing to support the post-2015 development agenda.”

In the Philippines, Hands On Manila, an associate of Points of Light that activates volunteers to chip away at maintainable advancement ventures, made an elite volunteer open door for Convergys workers. Volunteers help understudies acquire a graduation testament through the Alternative Learning System, a Philippine government program that gives essential instruction choices to the individuals who have dropped out or can’t get to formal training in schools.

In El Salvador and Nicaragua, Convergys is additionally banding together with another Points of Light partner, Glasswing International. Volunteers from two locales are effectively taking an interest in “English for Tomorrow,” a program in which worker volunteers utilize coaching sessions to end up positive good examples for understudies, while strengthening English and client benefit aptitudes. The objective of each of these volunteer endeavors is to give learning and livelihood openings that can fundamentally surpass the lowest pay permitted by law and begins a vocation way towards a superior future.


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