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The B4IG coalition celebrates one year since launch


One year ago, on August 23, 2019, the Business for Inclusive Growth coalition was launched in connection with the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France. On August 25, 2019, Angel Gurría and Emmanuel Faber presented the coalition to the leaders of the G7 Summit. Powered by the OECD, B4IG is a first-of-a-kind coalition of 40 global firms and organisations committed to tackle inequality.

Initiatives and CEO statements facing the COVID-19 pandemic


Paris, May 8, 2020 All coalition members are deeply involved in the inclusive recovery process. Hundreds of new projects have emerged and donations have been made since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. You will find below examples of these initiatives and CEO commitments. Accenture – Work+People Project : A B2B project to connect companies who have experienced layoffs with those having surging demand. With unemployment surpassing record highs as a result of COVID-19, Accenture created People + Work Connect

The B4IG coalition unites against inequalities deepened by COVID-19


Paris, May 8, 2020 In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the 38 members of the Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) platform today announced collective financial support and facilities totaling more than €38 bn and launched a collective call for an inclusive recovery. The numbers in brief: Donations (funds or products): €885 million Companies financial commitments to their ecosystem (clients, suppliers, communities…): €1.9 billion Financial institutions funds made available in relief efforts: €35.5 billion Units of Protective & medical equipment: 120

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