Dentsu Aegis Network launches three-year partnership with The Prince’s Trust
Dentsu Aegis Network announces the launch of a three-year partnership with UK youth charity The Prince’s Trust.
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.”
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About Dentsu Aegis Network
Part of Dentsu Inc., Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of eight global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, Dentsu media, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands including Amnet, Amplifi, Data2Decisions, Mitchell Communications (PR), psLIVE and 360i. Dentsu Aegis Network is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 110 countries worldwide with over 23,000 dedicated specialists.
About The Prince’s Trust
Youth charity The Prince’s Trust helps disadvantaged young people to get their lives on track. It supports 13 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.Many of the young people helped by The Prince’s Trust are in or leaving care, facing issues such as homelessness or mental health problems, or they have been in trouble with the law. The Trust’s programmes give vulnerable young people the practical and financial support needed to stabilise their lives, helping develop self-esteem and skills for work. Three in four young people supported by The Prince’s Trust move into work, education or training. The Prince of Wales’s charity has helped 750,000 young people since 1976 and supports over 100 more each day. Further information about The Prince’s Trust is available at princes-trust.org.uk / 0800 842 842 / facebook.com/princestrust / Twitter: @PrincesTrust