WASHINGTON, DC—The Business Coalition for Student Achievement (BCSA), representing business leaders from every sector of the U.S. economy, today commended President Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for their continued emphasis on improving America’s schools with targeted strategies to address the nation’s high school dropout rate.
WASHINGTON D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today commended the issuance of K-12 common academic standards in reading and math released by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO).
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology today, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J.
Twelve Companies Partnering with Governments and NGOs to Reduce Poverty, Improve Health Care, and Soften Impact of Humanitarian Crises
Third-Largest Corporate Response to a Natural Disaster