Thomson Reuters is a major multinational mass media and information firm founded in Toronto, Canada. Impact and Thomson Reuters created a world-class development experience that would develop their High Potential Future Leaders and drive innovation, collaboration and globalisation within their business.


Generate has three overarching business objectives:

Develop future leaders

Retain top talent

Build global capability


Generate is an 11 week blended learning experience split over four phases. The global participants must work effectively together to deliver a strategic business project to a Community Client in India.

Thomson Reuters chose this blended learning approach as it accurately reflects their everyday challenge of working in a fast moving global organisation.


75% of Generate participants have received promotion, 23% have been promoted twice

95% of Generate participants still work with Thomson Reuters

Post-programme participant feedback showed:

93% learned and tried new behaviours/actions that will make them a better leader

96% were equipped with practical skills they can apply back on the job

96% are more committed to the organisation

100% agreed it gave them the opportunity to give back meaningfully to a community