ATLANTA – Consumers, not companies, are driving today’s most disruptive innovations, a distinguished executive panel said during a Sept. 28 discussion at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business. Moderator Walter Isaacson, CEO of The Aspen Institute, was joined onstage by Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent, Home Depot CEO Craig Menaer, BuzzFeed Founder and CEO Jonah Peretti, and BuzzFeed President Greg Coleman, who shared their respective
More than 120 Global Shapers from 38 countries met recently in Athens, Greece to address critical issues impacting global society: youth unemployment and empowerment, regional economic growth, and the refugee crisis.
In his opening remarks at the 2016 Shape Europe, an annual event organized by the Global Shapers Europe community, Coca-Cola Central and Eastern Europe President Nikos Koumettis highlighted the unique opportunities Millennials have
Today, we are pleased to announce the semifinalists of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge.
The competition, now in its fourth year, rewards acceleration funding to the most promising and inspiring community projects led by Global Shapers from around the world.
This year, we received more than 100 submissions. Global Shapers voted on the top 13 projects they believe have the greatest potential for growth and continued impact and
Two years and $10,000 in acceleration funding later, Diego Calegari, founder and CEO of Politize!, shares the impact of being a winner of the 2014 Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge in partnership with the Global Shapers Community.
Is it possible that learning about politics can be easy, fun and done in a nonpartisan way, on a national scale? Find out as we share our history with Politize!
After almost 30 years of complete
Two years and $10,000 of acceleration funding later, Duncan Luke, founder and CEO of The Social Collective, shares the impact of being a winner of the inaugural Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenges in partnership with the Global Shapers Community, which was awarded during the 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos.
Ninety percent of startups fail. The reasons include everything we can imagine, besides one. Sustainability.
I was honored to participate in the 11th World Economic Forum on Latin America, held in Medellín, Colombia, on June, 16-17. I participated in the Panama meeting two years ago and I was, once again, very impressed by the level and richness of the dialogue at this event. WEF is the ideal venue for meaningful conversation about the most profound challenges for societal development. It's where government, civil society and the private sector discuss
How can we help Shape a Better Future?
By giving young innovators a platform to channel their compassion into action. By amplifying their creativity and scaling impact. And by working together to tackle challenges, one city at a time.
Four years ago, The Coca-Cola Company launched the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge – a competition for acceleration funding, exclusively for members of the Global Shapers Community of the World
Earlier this month, leaders from around the world gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the 26th annual World Economic Forum on Africa under the theme of “Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation.”
On the margins of the meeting, Coca-Cola hosted a breakfast discussion with 50 Global Shapers across Africa. Tekeste Negga, a Global Shaper from the Addis Ababa Hub, moderated the session on innovative youth empowerment programs around the
Coca-Cola joined a delegation of more than 1,200 heads of state, CEOs, academics, international organizations, journalists and artists last week in Rwanda for the 26th World Economic Forum on Africa. What is arguably Africa’s most influential annual event was themed around “Connecting Africa’s Resources Through Digital Transformation”, exploring timely topics such as partnerships, youth and technology.
I was honored to participate in three days of
The lack of safe drinking water is one of the
most pressing challenges we face in the road towards creating inclusive social
development. Although there are governments, NGOs, companies, universities, and
citizens, carrying out water supply and water management projects, in a world
where 750 million people still lack access to it, we can’t expect the solution
to come just from one sector.
To promote multilateral partnerships and