One hundred seventy-two million pounds of turkey. Forty million pounds of mashed potatoes. Thirty-eight million pounds of stuffing. The list goes on.
The forces of globalization and technological change have transformed our economy in recent decades, causing many low skilled jobs to vanish and higher skilled jobs to emerge. Many Americans understandably feel left behind by these changes.
What if a light bulb could make employees more alert at work? Or if the layout of a home could encourage better eating habits?
I always thought of myself one of the lucky ones. Luck, it seemed, was the sole determinant for who made it out of my neighborhood. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, it seemed that violence and poverty were all around me; but still, I got out – one of the lucky ones.
Life-improving solutions are diffusing throughout society at every rung of the global economic ladder at a quickening pace thanks to globalization linking long-deprived people and societies into modern supply chains.
At global healthcare company GSK, they are changing the way in which pharmaceutical companies do business and leading a business model that is driven by purpose.
Last week, the U.S. Chamber Foundation hosted their 17th annual Citizens Awards. All 24 business finalists joined their peers and nonprofit partners to celebrate the outstanding work they do in communities around the world.
The U.S. Chamber Foundation welcomed John D. Potter, Greater Minneapolis Market Advisory Leader at PwC, earlier this month at a forum held in Minneapolis, MN.
On November 15, communities large and small will celebrate recycling with America Recycles Day. It is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States. There is plenty to celebrate.