The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health.
In August 2016, Louisiana was devastated by catastrophic flooding. Greenbrier Elementary School in Baton Rouge was severely damaged and had to close for the entire school year.
Although businesses must keep a careful eye on where all their dollars are going, what if there was a leak they couldn’t see — one that’s draining $10.3 billion a year in the U.S. workplace?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation knows first-hand of Dr. Jerome Adams’ experience advocating for public health and working with partners across sectors, which will make him an outstanding U.S.
The good old UPC barcode has been around for nearly a half century, but savvy consumers are pushing hard for advancements in the way we track supply chains and deliver product information. The ubiquity of web-connected mobile devices with high-quality cameras enables mobile app developers to leverage the barcode in fresh ways. They can now provide consumers with digital food transparency, creating profound effects on the food industry.
They say it takes a village to raise a child — that a child has the best ability to become a healthy adult if the entire community takes an active role in contributing to the rearing of the child. But what about more than one child? What about an entire generation of children?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, hosted our first Health Means Business National Summit on Feb. 15-16, 2017 in Washington, D.C.