Earlier this week the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) co-hosted a sustainability conference in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce.
Seventy officials from businesses, chambers of commerce, humanitarian organizations, and federal, state and local emergency management agencies last week participated in a two-day workshop to improve business continuity and long-term recovery after a pandemic flu outbreak.
Amid the angry political debate swirling around the Colombia Free Trade Agreement, there is a real concern that people may lose sight of some of the positive contributions multinational companies are making to the region.
Current estimates put the number of displaced people at 1.5 million, but the number is expected to “rise to a massive total as assessments continue.” The death toll is expected to exceed 100,000 as hu
One of the best aspects of capitalism is that if you have the vision, the will, the capacity, the drive, and the chutzpah, you can create value anywhere.