Press Release

U.S. Chamber Launches Business-led Consortium Dedicated to Pro Bono Service in Developing Countries

October 7, 2011

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) joined Dow Chemical Company and Executives Without Borders in announcing the International Business Corps. International Business Corps is a business-led consortium dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in emerging markets by mobilizing volunteer business experts and by leveraging core business functions in the delivery of social good.

U.S. Chamber BCLC Calls On America's Communities to Apply for National Sustainability Honor

October 4, 2011

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) is calling for nominations for the 2012 Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. Now in its fifth year, the program recognizes local governments, chambers of commerce, and other local organizations for the tremendous steps they’ve taken to improve quality of life and enhance their ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come.

FEMA, Red Cross, and National VOAD Tap BCLC’s Gerald McSwiggan as Business Specialist for New Mass Care Council

June 8, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As a nod to the importance of private-sector involvement in decision-making about disaster response, the U.S. Chamber BCLC today announced the appointment of Gerald McSwiggan to the new National Mass Care Council.

BCLC Announces Key Sponsors of National R4 Conference

June 6, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C., June 6 – Abbott, Allstate, FedEx, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, and UPS are among the lead sponsors of the National R4 Conference at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, July 18-20 2011. The conference—designed for corporate leaders in environmental innovation—is hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center, and is also supported by Baxter, Daimler, IBM, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Northwestern Energy, and TXU Energy.

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