Shell LiveWIRE was launched in Scotland in 1982 to address youth unemployment. Today it operates in 20 countries strengthening local economies through entrepreneurship, innovation, and meaningful employment. Every year LiveWIRE supports thousands of individuals to access the knowledge, skills, networks, and resources to turn their ideas into successful businesses. In 2021 alone, we trained 3,615 participants, supported 673 businesses, and contributed to the creation of 2,273 jobs.


Livewire China entrepreneur returns to his native village and creates local jobs

Sep 12, 2022

Sun JinLong's glass noodle business is creating local jobs in his native village.

Two Entrepreneurs Promoting Visibility and Inclusivity in Brazil

Sep 12, 2022

Meet two entrepreneurs from Brazil with businesses that support the local LGBTQIA+ community.

Malaysian Entrepreneur Sources Locally for Her Natural Skincare Business

Mar 03, 2022

Sulie Abell’s natural skincare business seeks to support Borneo farmers by sourcing local ingredients.