Multinational corporation Nestle reaffirms commitment to offering professional development opportunities for youth in the Mercosur countries.

With the help of Nestle and 58 partner companies, the 2018 Mercosur Youth Summit has provided over 19,000 employment opportunities to young people in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.

This year the brand will hold its second summit in Sao Paolo, Brazil with a goal of offering an estimated 45,000 professional development opportunities by the end of 2020.

"We continuously invest in the next generation of talents in order to provide them with the skillset that will be required for the jobs of the future,” said  Laurent Freixe, CEO for the Americas at Nestle. "We want young people to become successful innovators, entrepreneurs and creators regardless of their field or level of expertise."