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Executives from Top U.S. Companies Launch National Effort to Address Shortage of Skilled Workers

Executives from more than two dozen of the nation’s top corporations announced today the launch of a national effort to address the shortage of skilled workers. The first of its kind, Business Champions Supporting Credential Completion is a partnership of top U.S. companies leading an employer movement to help more working adults obtain industry-recognized credentials or college degrees to fulfill job demands.

“We see education and credentialing as a valuable component of career development at PepsiCo,” stated Erik Sossa, Vice President, Global Benefits and Wellness at Pepsico. “Talent sustainability and development is a key component of our Performance with Purpose mission.”