As the largest global network of higher education institutions, we’re united by a belief in the power of education to change lives. In addition, we’re serious about making an enduring commitment to the communities we serve.

To us, this is about purpose and permanence.

This is what we mean by Here for Good.

Our Impact

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“Through YouthActionNet, tomorrow’s leaders are already leading change today.”

For over a decade, Laureate has supported the great work of the International Youth Foundation—an organization committed to creating employment, education and entrepreneurship opportunities for youth around the world.

YouthActionNet™ is IYF’s signature program, and has provided support to more than 1,300 young social entrepreneurs. Our institutions are always looking for new ways to connect, support and celebrate young social entrepreneurs.

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Laureate is the Largest Certified B Corporation in the World

In 2015, Laureate and its network institutions went through a rigorous assessment by B Lab®, a non-profit organization that evaluates and certifies companies based on their overall social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. With our certification as a B Corporation, Laureate joins the global movement of businesses that strive to be a force for good.