Corporate Social Responsibility
Business is the most trusted institution and can play a key role in solving our hardest problems.
Now more than ever, companies are putting corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the core of everything they do to support their employees, customers, and communities.
Medtronic, Veris Residential, UPS, Tru Earth among winners of awards program celebrating the best in corporate citizenship, and Greater Vancouver Chamber receives inaugural Civic Engagement Award
Awards program celebrates the best in corporate citizenship and highlights how businesses of all sizes are serving as a force for good
For years, businesses have delivered critical solutions to big problems and helped strengthen communities when it matters most.
Our work focuses on supporting the business community in their efforts to accelerate innovation, and expand opportunity, resilience, and prosperity for communities in America and around the world.
This month marks National Preparedness Month, which reminds us all to prepare for disasters and emergencies of all kinds. It’s especially pertinent this year as we face uncharacteristic and unpredictable weather patterns, with impacts of wildfires, hurricane season, and severe storms impacting communities across the U.S. and the globe.
On August 8, 2023, a series of wildfires broke out in Hawaii. Affecting Maui and other island communities, the wind-driven fires have led to mass evacuations, widespread damage, and numerous lives lost.
On July 26-27, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted the 12th Annual Building Resilience Conference. The conference brought together prominent business leaders, government officials, and industry experts to share knowledge and best practices through action-oriented panels, fireside chats, and keynote speeches.
The Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) today announced it has awarded $25,000 enhancement grants to 14 Black small business owners across the U.S. to support their growth and long-term success.
UPS, Meta, Google, Abbott, and Medtronic cross-sector response highlights
The work being done through the Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) is not only empowering Black entrepreneurs across the U.S., but also the communities they serve. With access to capital being a major issue, CBBB grants help to create opportunities and economic growth that benefits everyone. Now, we’re sharing the stories of the business owners directly impacted by CBBB and how they’re advocating for equal access to opportunity.
Six weeks after a series of devastating earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation led two discussions during the U.S.-Türkiye Business Forum: Prioritizing Resilient Partnerships, convened with the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Türkiye Business Council on March 13. As the region begins to focus on recovery to meet humanitarian needs, this creates opportunities for strengthening relationships and building stronger, more resilient communities.
At this very moment, women across the United States are sitting on million-dollar ideas, like a product that fills a niche or a service that solves a unique challenge. And increasingly, women are turning those ideas into entrepreneurship opportunities. Women accounted for 49% of business startups in 2021, a 28% jump from two years earlier.
We cannot underestimate the importance of helping women and girls develop financial acumen to position them for success, no matter their life stage or unique journey. It will positively impact our democracy, our economy and our society.