Knowledge partners

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services it delivers help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. EY develops outstanding leaders who team up to deliver on its promises to all of its stakeholders. EY plays a critical role in building a better working world for its people, its clients and its communities.

EY has been a valued partner of the G20 YEA since 2011. As a global leader in advisory services for business and government, they have worked closely with the G20 YEA in providing concrete, actionable recommendations on what is needed to foster and grow youth entrepreneurship. See EY.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Accenture has been a valued partner of the G20 YEA since 2013. As a leading global professional services company, Accenture works closely with the G20 YEA to provide comprehensive research reports, strategic advice and recommendations to the G20 leaders on how to help grow youth entrepreneurship through new approaches to innovation and smart use of digital technologies.

Founded in 1987, by Professor John Kirton, the Research Group consists of a global network of scholars, professionals in the media, business, government and research communities, and students interested in the ongoing activity of the G7 and G8, and closely related bodies such as the G20. It is managed from the University of Toronto and assisted by a Professional Advisory Council of eminent experts on the G7/8 and Special Advisors with expertise in specific areas.

The G20 Research Group works with the G20 YEA, providing briefings on areas of the G20 and B20 relevant to youth entrepreneurship and advice on making the YEA an official recognized influencer of the G20.


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