The Prince’s Trust and LDC join forces to back new generation of young entrepreneurs deterred by lack of funding and support

Almost two thirds (65 per cent) of young people hope to start their own business but say a lack of funding and practical experience is putting them off, according to new research by YouGov commissioned by The Prince’s Trust and LDC. The research, which polled over 2,000 18-30 year olds on their future ambitions, found that a lack of funding (57 per cent), a lack of practical business experience (49 per cent) and ‘fear of failure’ (48 per cent) were the most commonly cited barriers to becoming their own boss.…

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LDC Launch New Soy Sustainability Policy

Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), one of the largest producers of Soy has announced that it is moving towards zero deforestation in its soy supply chain by embedding the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its updated raw materials strategy. As part of its new Soy Sustainability Policy, LDC has committed to publish information on all soy plantations it sources from – either directly or indirectly – as it already does with palm oil. LDC’s statement read: “Soybean oil is already the second most widely used oil in the world. And…

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LDC Launches Landmark Advertising Campaign To Accurately Reflect Latino Community, Contributions

Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC) announced it is launching a first-of-its-kind, national ad campaign to accurately portray Hispanic Americans and their contributions to society and the nation. The national advertisement rollout began in the Wall Street Journal. The ads highlight facts, such as the unprecedented growth of Latino-owned businesses, Latinos are the fastest-growing portion of America’s GDP, and the American Latino population is the country’s largest diverse community – and they are youngest segment of the U.S. workforce funding Social Security’s future. The organization is encouraging people to visit http://thepowerofall.us/ and…

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