Americans consume more opioids than any other country. In 2016, doctors prescribed enough opioids to fill a bottle for every American adult.
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.
States and districts continue to explore how best to define and measure both college and career readiness. These efforts could now get a boost with introduction of a new indicator and support from the business community.
As Hiring Our Heroes rolls through 2016, already preparing to close out a very active February, our “Year of the Military Spouse” efforts are in full swing around the country and internationally as well.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation was busy in 2015.
That's why we're proud to reveal a new video outlining our work last year, which focused on how businesses can do well, do good, and prepare for the future.