Communities face increased risks of natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and public health threats. It is critical to strengthen partnerships and bolster systems we rely on to increase our resilience for the day it is needed most.
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.
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.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced that Austin, Texas, and Philadelphia will join its multi-stakeholder initiative, Beyond 34: Scaling Circularity for a Sustainable Economy.
Last month, the U.S. Chamber Foundation hosted roundtables with innovators across the plastic value chain to understand the challenges and opportunities related to innovation and investment into sustainable plastics in the U.S. Here’s a sneak peak of what we heard.
As the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s fellow leading their work in sustainable plastics innovation, I had the honor of judging the Plastic Industry Association’s ReFocus Sustainability Innovation Awards. This year, the association received a landmark 52 entrants across three categories: Design, Materials, and End-of-Life. Here are a few of the innovations that were featured.