Building a Better Future for Children in Sierra Leone

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Building a Better Future for Children in Sierra Leone

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 9:45am

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Last year CBRE announced its partnership with Plan International, the international children’s development organisation, in a shared vision to transform a generation of children – with a focus on girls – in Sierra Leone, and give them hope for a better future.

Sierra Leone is one of the world’s poorest countries and is ranked 177 on the Human Development Index. Together, Plan International and CBRE are committed to support 21,060 of the most marginalised girls in five of the poorest districts of Sierra Leone to stay in school and to improve the quality of education for all the 135,000 boys and girls enrolled in the target schools.

But why should one of the world’s largest commercial real estate and property companies get involved in such a programme, particularly in a country where it does not even have an office?

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Keywords: Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Best Practice | CBRE | Education | Ethical performance | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Plan International | Sierra Leone

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