The following discussion took place at "Transforming the Role of Business in Education," a conference hosted by FSG, the Shared Value Initiative, and Stanford Social Innovation Review on October 29, 2014. 

Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor at Pearson, explains in his opening keynote why we’ve come together to discuss the new role of business in education. In this video, he reviews how traditional corporate engagement in education has left value on the table for both business and society and illuminate the trends that are driving business to engage in education in a new way. He also discusses how Pearson is making this shift and argues why this transformation is critical to meeting our global education needs.

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