According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 8.6 million STEM jobs in May 2015, with the highest jobs in software development, user support, and systems analysts. Despite the high number of jobs, the lack of skilled workers in the labor force allow these positions to go unfilled. To make matters worse, the existing STEM workforce lacks diversity among women and minorities, not representing the emerging workforce of women and underrepresented groups.
The role of business in society is at the heart of what we do at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
We do our best work when we examine complex issues – and that’s what we’ve been doing with Environmental, Social and Governance reporting.