In mid-December, massive tornadoes ripped through Arkansas, Tennessee, and Western Kentucky causing fatalities, injuries, and billions of dollars in damage.
Check out conversations from thought leaders and executives on female leadership and activism, along with discussions on everyday issues that many women face, such as navigating work while seeking eldercare and childcare support, as well as experiencing full inclusion and equity in the workplace.
As the demand for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) jobs continues to grow, companies need to focus on sustainably building equity into such opportunities. Discovery Education strategically partners with like-minded organizations, such as the Caterpillar Foundation, to deliver engaging learning experiences every single day to classrooms in the U.S. and across the world to foster more pathways for STEM careers.
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.
In celebration of the work and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through the National Day of Service yesterday, many companies offered programming to support communities and eliminate systemic inequities. While the country navigates the impacts of the Omicron variant on its healthcare system and supply chains, the importance of supporting one another, especially the most vulnerable populations, is more important than ever.
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.