Press Release

U.S. Chamber Urges Bipartisan Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

April 29, 2010

WASHINGTON D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today urged Congress to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) this year on a bipartisan basis and believes the Department of Education’s Blueprint for Education Reform: Reauthorizing the ESEA is an important first step in the process.
 

Statement from U.S. Chamber’s BCLC Senior Advisor Ben Erulkar on Earth Day 2010

April 20, 2010

Today, U.S. Chamber BCLC Senior Advisor Ben Erulkar issued the following statement in commemoration of Earth Day:

"On this 40th Earth Day, companies from all industries - from Abbott, Allstate, and ARAMARK to Siemens, Shell, and Southwest - are minimizing their environmental footprint and advancing sustainability.

U.S. Chamber and Siemens Corporation Announce Finalists for National Sustainability Awards

April 13, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corporation today announced that nine communities across the country have been selected as finalists for the 3rd annual Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. The finalists were selected based on their outstanding efforts to achieve complementary economic, environmental and social goals, as well as to improve the overall quality of life within their communities.

U.S. Chamber Joins White House in Praising Progress in Education Reform

December 9, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement joining President Obama in applauding progress in education reform.
 
“Providing a high-quality education to every young American is vital to the strength of our nation’s economy. American businesses cannot compete in the global marketplace without students prepared to enter and succeed in a 21st century workforce.
           

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