They will benefit projects with high social impact for vulnerable communities in the country to bring people closer to the sources of formal employment.
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IKEA and New ventures They have come together to help vulnerable communities in Mexico through a platform that supports 20 social entrepreneurs to bring people closer to the sources of formal employment.
“Our vision is to improve most people’s daily lives. That is why we want to support companies through this alliance with New Ventures that make a real difference in marginalized communities. We are interested in projects that dare to imagine a change in Mexico and the world that aims to solve some of the greatest social and environmental challenges in Mexico City, such as solid waste recycling and access to drinking water, ” said Malcolm Pruys, Country Manager IKEA México.
Image: Courtesy of IKEA.
Allianz wants to accelerate business, optimize its strategies and improve its short and long-term effects. They will also connect them with potential allies, offer mentoring to their employees to strengthen their business, and give them new tools to develop financial skills.
“With business support, opportunities to form alliances and access to finance, we can not only support these entrepreneurs in maintaining themselves, but also in growing and influencing the market more. Our goal is to create more and better jobs and to improve the range of products and services in the current Mexican context, ”says Åsa Skogström Feldt, Manager of IKEA Social ship B.V.
The alliance between IKEA Social ship, IKEA Mexico and New Ventures will focus on scalable projects that create quality and fair employment opportunities. Throughout the entire process, the strongest projects could be integrated as service providers in the IKEA Mexico value chain.