Pledges

Here you can check the progress of the pledges in the context of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition as reported by the pledges themselves. For more information, see the about page. For additional information, please use the contact page.

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Google

Google is pledging to continue to support European to gain digital skills through the following initiatives: Digital Workshop (online training hub); engaging young job seekers; helping small businesses to grow; funding 10,000 Android scholarships via Udacity and in partnership with Bertelsmann for EU mobile developers.

Google - Grow with Google

Google pledges to help 1 million Europeans to find a job or grow their business by 2020 as a part of its ongoing initiative Grow with Google.

Hellenic Professionals Informatics Society (HePIS)

ΗePIS will partner with multinational companies, SMEs, organizations and philanthropic foundations to develop programs and initiatives that will help young people acquire basic, intermediate and advanced computer and coding skills.

ICON

ICON will ensure that its staff members are sent on various training programmes in order to become at the forefront of technology, increase staff retention by 10%, increase levels of job satisfaction by 15% and lift levels of innovation by releasing an ICON product to the market by Q1 of 2018. ICON will also focus on promoting ICT skills amongst women and girls participating in a minimum of 3 talks/workshops and opening internships in various ICT fields to guide, train and motivate young individuals.

K2 Partnering Solutions

K2 Partnering Solutions, through K2 University, is pledging to help close the digital skills gap in Europe by training 800 IT professionals, 1,000 students and 400 Workforce Professionals in the key technology growth areas of SAP and Salesforce, to become SAP consultants and Salesforce professionals.

Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab pledges to scale up cooperation with universities and reach more students with Futureproofing Cybersecurity campaign.

Likta

Likta commits to provide high quality digital skills courses to 7,000 SMEs employees and 1,500 ICT professionals in Latvia in the period 2017-2020. The courses will be organised by LIKTA within 2 projects co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

Lithuania National Coalition

The National Digital Coalition of Lithuania is pledging to establish in the period 2017-2020 a comprehensive strategy to raise public awareness of the importance of digital skills and competences; attract more young people to ICT and other sciences studies and professions; ensure the acquisition of digital skills also when learning other professions and for citizens; support the establishment of IT business and development of the digital market.

Microsoft

Microsoft will increase access to computer science education and digital skills training for 5 million youth across 2 years in all 28 EU member states. This will be accomplished through a holistic approach that directly empowers both educators and youth. Furthermore, we are refocusing our non-profit-led training efforts in 21 EU member states by aiming to reach at least 50% girls.

Microsoft Italia & Fondazione Mondo Digitale

Microsoft is pledging to train in-person 2,500 girls in 2018 and will double this result thanks to peer-to-peer activities made in schools and sustained in partnership with Fondazione Mondo Digitale.