The Florida Chamber Foundation’s mission is a simple, yet significant one – to secure Florida’s future.
Today, approximately 54 percent of the global population lives in an urban area, and the United Nations expects that by 2050, urban dwellers will make up 66 percent of the population. With the global rise of urbanization, we are becoming increasingly disconnected from our food sources.
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).