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Alliance for YOUth

All 4 Youth

We are working to make a positive difference beyond our company, by partnering with governments, foundations, youth organizations, academia and the private sector through the Alliance for YOUth. The Alliance for YOUth is a global partnership of like-minded organizations that are passionate about creating a better future for younger generations. Together we help young people build the necessary skills to thrive in the world of work. In the Caribbean, 40 organizations have joined the Alliance for YOUth to create economic opportunities that prepare young people for the world of work today and tomorrow.

Our Commitment

In keeping with our global ambition to help 10 million young people worldwide access economic opportunities by 2030, Alliance for YOUth is committed to:

  • Offering internships and job opportunities
  • Supporting, and developing educational programs that enable young people to successfully transition from education and training to employment.
  • Promoting an entrepreneurial mindset by supporting young entrepreneurs

Partnering to win

  • Ministry of Education Youth and Information
  • National Youth Service
  • Bresheh Ltd.
  • Heart Trust NTA
  • iPrint
  • National Outdoor Advertising
  • Main Event Ltd
  • Caribbean MARITIME University
  • Jamaica 4H Clubs
  • Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Starbucks
  • Ministry of Local Government and Community Development
  • Ministry of Labour and Social Security
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Northern Caribbean University
  • University of Technology Jamaica
  • Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business
  • The University of the West Indies St. Augustine
  • RBC Royal Bank
  • The University of the Southern Caribbean
  • Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute
  • Employers’ Consultative Association
  • Massy Distribution
  • The University of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Lonsdale Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Families in Action
  • Tetra Pak
  • Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs
  • International Labour Organization
  • Ministry of Small Enterprise and Development  
  • DSL
  • Beepats
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Labour Human Services and Social Security
  • Massy Distribution
  • University of Guyana
  • Vending Plus
  • University of the West Indies Cave Hill


Nestlé formally welcomes new Alliance for Youth Partners. From Left to Right: Patricio Torres- Nestlé Market Head Anglo Dutch Caribbean, Kristin Martinez- Nestlé Human Resource Manager Trinidad and Tobago, Mala Gangadeen-Ali- RBC Senior Manager Talent Acquisition, Onesi La Fleur- USC Vice President and Student Services and Enrolment Manager, Vashisht Mahadeo- Tetra Pak Service Account Manager, Nigel Parris- YTEPP Chief Executive Officer.



Benefits of Joining the Alliance

With 70% of young people in the world living in poverty the Alliance allows organizations to save the future economic and social development of the world. Daniel Caron, Jamaica Country Manager
Integrating young people in your company is important for businesses who want to keep up with the everchanging business market Linton Johnson, Digital Transformation Manager
The Alliance allows your organization to connect with a pool of untapped potential Patricio Torres, ADC Market Head
Joining the Alliance enhances the employer branding profile of your organization among young people Kristin Martinez, Head of Human Resources TT


Together with our 40 partners we have been able to impact 13,832 young people in the region. This achievement is divided based on our four Nestlé Needs Youth Pillars:

  • Get Hired: 135
  • Get Skilled: 258
  • Get Support: 13,389
  • Get More Opportunities: 50


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