At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we understand the critical role of the private sector in creating vibrant communities. From community engagement to providing jobs—the strength of a locale and its people is directly tied to the strength of private sector investments.
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.
One of the things I love about Atlanta, Chick-fil-A’s hometown, is that it’s a city of neighborhoods—each with its own unique history, character, and charm.
Berkshire Bank is known for our unique culture and entrepreneurial approach to helping customers reach life’s exciting milestones. “Life is exciting. Let us help.” is more than a marketing slogan. It’s our conviction.
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).
While most of the rhetoric around conscious capitalism in the United States focuses on big businesses and startups, mid-market companies, with revenues between $10 million and $1 billion dollars per year, account for a third of US gross domestic product (GDP).
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.