Shaping the future – and diversity – of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce starts with education today.
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is engaging with corporate leaders across the country regarding the impacts of this health and economic crisis on businesses and communities.
Translating the circular economy vision, in which everything is reused and nothing is wasted, into tangible business best practices is critical to addressing the needs of a sustainable future, yet it could be a challenging task for businesses that are just getting started.
Diversity and inclusion have become essential components of the modern-day business agenda. Whether building internal teams or supply chains, diverse companies achieve better results.
The past year has been a momentous one for women. Following the global #MeToo movement, there have been many moments of progress. A record number of women won U.S. congressional seats. Ethiopia elected its first female president along with a new cabinet that is half female.
As a nation, we decided long ago that when a business opens its doors to the public, it should be open to everyone on the same terms. But shockingly, many Americans still can’t be sure they will be treated equally when they seek goods or services from businesses in their local communities.
The strength of any business, but particularly small businesses, relies on their surrounding communities. The converse of that statement is also true, the strength of any community relies on the vibrancy of its business community.
Few American communities can match the history of the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
National workforce non-profit Per Scholas has been providing unemployed or underemployed adults with tuition-free technology training for more than 20 years.