Dentsu Aegis Network announces the launch of a three-year partnership with UK youth charity The Prince’s Trust.
31 July 2014: The Prince’s Trust supports disadvantaged young people across the UK to get their lives on track.
Three in four young people supported by The Trust move into work, education or training. Together with The Prince’s Trust, Dentsu Aegis Network has ambitious plans for the coming three years to inspire young people through exposure to and opportunities in the business.
Plans include a new programme to support disadvantaged young people into apprenticeships within the business. This commitment makes Dentsu Aegis Network part of a group of industry leaders in the broader media sector working with The Prince’s Trust to tackle youth unemployment.
Tracy de Groose, CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network UK, said, “The strength of our business is down to the people. As our business evolves and diversifies, we are committed to attracting and growing a diverse pool of new talent and creating a culture and environment that allows them to flourish. The Prince’s Trust is one way in which we can achieve this and inspire the next generation of smart young people.”
Karis Eaglestone, Corporate Partnerships Manager at The Prince’s Trust said, “We’re incredibly excited to be launching this new partnership with Dentsu Aegis Network, who will be working with us over the coming years to make a significant impact on the lives of the UK’s most disadavantaged young people. Together we will help young people develop key industry skills and expose them to unique opportunities to get a foot in the door in this sector.”