Major cities across the country, including all state capitals, are on a heightened sense of alarm as the FBI has received information pointing towards “armed protests” between January 16 – 20, 2021. This intelligence is being taken very seriously given the recent events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. What do these threats mean for local businesses and what can you do in advance to prepare? Here are some actions your business can take to make sure you are prepared for disruptions that may take place over the coming days and beyond.
The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged every aspect of our daily lives and countless individuals and families around the world have—and continue to—suffer because of it. On January 18, we will honor the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, remembering those who fight for equality and dedicate themselves to making the world a better place. Given the events of 2020 through today, the National Day of Service reminds us that it’s more important than ever to give back and lift up our communities.
COVID-19 has not slammed the brakes on sustainability progress, but it has not been kind to local recycling and recovery systems, as demonstrated in several ways all around the country.
We sat down with business leaders driving the global corporate response to COVID-19 to learn more about their efforts, how they are navigating this uncharted territory, and what advice they have for others.
With the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference, Business Solves, right around the corner, we sat down with one of our speakers, Steven C. Preston, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International, to learn more about his organization’s efforts, how Goodwill® is supporting the needs of U.S. communities during the pandemic, and what advice he has for others.
The world is rapidly becoming aware of unsustainable consumption and waste, and a growing number of companies are setting ambitious sustainability goals to address this fundamental challenge through proactive business solutions. This article highlights key takeaways from the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s virtual Sustainability Summit Series session on Collaborating for Impact.
Today marks the 21st International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction established by the United Nations in 1989. This year we are living through a global pandemic, another chapter of historic wildfires in California, and one of the most active Atlantic hurricane seasons on record.
The Chamber Foundation, Tata Consultancy Services, and SEED SPOT have teamed up to create Pitch for Purpose, a pitch competition recognizing mission driven founders whose startups are leveraging technology to change the world. We're excited to announce six finalists who will take the virtual stage on October 7 for the chance to win $15,000 and other resources to take their startup to the next level. Read their stories.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues into its seventh month, many small businesses across the nation are facing an uncertain future. According to the latest MetLife & U.S.