Emerging Issues

  • Food Truck Nation
    Food Truck Nation

    Food Truck Nation

    Read the Foundation’s latest report on the nation’s regulatory climate to learn how hard it can be to start -- and operate -- a food truck in 20 cities across the United States.
  • Combating the Opioid Crisis
    Opioid crisis

    Combating the Opioid Crisis

    The opioid crisis demands a national response. Through a partnership with Everfi’s Prescription Drug Safety Network, we educate high school students about the risks of misusing prescription medications. We are also developing online tools to help small- and medium-size businesses and their employees respond to the crisis.
  • MBA Case Competition
    2017 MBA winners

    MBA Case Competition

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's MBA Case Competition gives business students nationwide an opportunity to solve important issues facing business.
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FAST FORWARD - Presented by the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation

We keep our finger on the pulse of what’s new and what’s next that will impact business.


Fast Forward Event Series – Hosting events that are future-looking platforms to showcase people, companies, and innovations that are shaping how we live, work, and do business.

MBA Case Competition – Engaging the next generation of business leaders with our Washington MBA Summit and MBA Case Competition that challenges MBA students to develop solutions to some of business’s most pressing issues. 

Combating the Opioid Crisis – Educating students and employers about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.  

Food Truck Nation Report – Producing research on local policies and practices that generate economic growth and serve as a framework for city leaders.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation helps the business community prepare for the future through events, research, and programs that educate the public about how the world is changing, and what those changes mean for employers, employees, and the broader community