Today’s most effective business leaders know about risk. They consider the full playing field before making a move. “What are the pitfalls of this business decision?” “How might this new offering help or harm our reputation?” “How can we mitigate the most negative impacts?”
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is excited to welcome our newest member of the team – Rob Glenn, vice president of global resilience at the Corporate Citizenship Center.
In mid-December, massive tornadoes ripped through Arkansas, Tennessee, and Western Kentucky causing fatalities, injuries, and billions of dollars in damage.
Ron Holloway, co-owner of Woofbowl, a food truck business that specializes in nutrient-dense meals for dogs, navigates specific challenges as a small business owner amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) – a multi-year initiative founded in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, American Express, and the nation’s four leading Black chambers – helps provide opportunities for success. Since launch, the CBBB has distributed $5,000 grants to more than 1,000 Black small business owners across the country and continues to offer resources to help business owners thrive.
Here are a few examples of how the private sector, in tandem with NGOs and the federal government, is investing in innovations focused on the end-of-life recovery of plastics.