Press Release

U.S. Chamber's Report Highlights Essential Role Businesses Play in Improving STEM Education

May 6, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C.—At today’s national summit of business and education leaders, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) released a report outlining the essential role business plays in the success of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, which is crucial to U.S. students’ preparation for the future workforce and ensuring American economic health for future generations. 
 

U.S. Chamber Launches 12-City Tour to Promote and Discuss Waiting for “Superman”

October 18, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation today announced the launch of a 12-city tour to promote and discuss the groundbreaking film, Waiting for “Superman”.  The events will inform and mobilize business and opinion leaders about how to take action in support of public K-12 education reform.
 

U.S. Chamber Launches Interactive Pakistan Map to Aid Business Involvement in Flood Response

October 1, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center unveiled the Pakistan Flood Response Map, an interactive website to accomplish real-time, in-depth information sharing to assist companies and humanitarian organizations responding to the massive floods in Pakistan. The map, made possible by a grant from theAbbott Fund, the philanthropic foundation for the global health care company, Abbott, includes data on 450 projects, representing 130 organizations, 80 businesses, and more than one billion dollars in contributions to the Pakistan’s recovery effort.

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