The Florida Chamber Foundation’s mission is a simple, yet significant one – to secure Florida’s future.
The challenges that face businesses looking to invest in emerging economies are the same challenges that face the communities themselves.
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 Florida, as in 30 other states, it’s legal to fire someone, deny them housing, or refuse them service at a business simply because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections, computing occupations make up two-thirds of all projected new jobs in STEM fields, yet less than 25 percent of U.S. schools currently teach computer science related courses.
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.