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    At least 40 companies commit to hiring more than 250,000 refugees in Europe

    Amazon said it would hire about 5,000 refugees for fulfillment, warehousing, transportation and delivery work.

    At least 40 multinational companies such as Amazon, Marriott, Hilton, Starbucks, among others, pledged this Monday to hire and offer training to more than 250,000 refugees over the next three years in Europe.

    The announcement comes on the eve of World Refugee Day, during the Tent European Business Summit in Paris, France, organized by the Tent Partnership for Refugees, a non-profit organization connecting businesses and refugees.

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    E-commerce giant Amazon said it would hire at least 5,000 refugees for compliance, warehousing, transportation and delivery work, as well as working with Tent on immigration support and legal fees, mentoring and training.

    “We strive to hire people from different backgrounds, because it’s the right thing to do and because we believe the diversity of our workforce makes us a stronger companysaid Ofori Agboka, Amazon’s vice president of Experience and Technology for Global Operations.

    “The moment a refugee gets a job is the moment they stop being a refugee. I am very proud of the companies that step up today to help more than 250,000 Ukrainian women and other refugees across Europe to fend for themselves. themselves, giving them the opportunity to live a life of dignity,” said Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and president of the Tent Partnership for Refugees and CEO and founder of Chobani.

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    Source: RT

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