This report offers practical, actionable guidance and makes the business case for companies to engage more proactively with young adults. Based on interviews with and dialogue among industry leaders, government officials, development experts, and young people, this report is structured in three sections:

  • Key Industry & Youth Challenges introduces the state of the infrastructure and natural resource sectors and demographics in emerging markets.
  • Youth Engagement Offers Solutions articulates opportunities available to these companies.
  • An Action Plan offers foundational and targeted activities that companies can pursue to create value.