Why Early Childhood Investments are Good for Business

Why Early Childhood Development is a Smart Investment the Center for Universal Education at Brookings (CUE), the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education), and Ready Nation/America’s Edge hosted a webinar on the business case for early childhood development.  The webinar kicked-off a new partnership between CUE and GBC-Education—Business for Early Childhood Development (Biz4ECD).  This partnership aims to raise awareness of the economic and social benefits of early childhood development (ECD) among the business community and accelerate the involvement of business in influencing developing-country ECD policies, programs and investments at the corporate, national and global levels. The webinar included an impressive lineup of speakers who presented evidence on why investing in ECD is important and how businesses can and are making a difference. Read more…..