The challenges communities will grapple with in the future don’t typically overlap with the challenges they face right now. The world needs someone who’s looking around the corner to recognize, examine, and evaluate tomorrow’s solutions—today.
As millions of Americans are preparing to return to offices and downtown business districts since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation partnered with RoadBotics to assess roadway conditions in 20 of the nation’s major metropolitan areas.
Through our incubator pilots, we source, vet, and nurture cutting-edge solutions for the problems of tomorrow.
Working in concert with other Foundation programs and business partners, we develop theories of change and test new approaches to challenges across a spectrum of disciplines, including geopolitical risk, democracy and capitalism, and business-led solutions to wicked problems.
On Feb. 15, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions invited four witnesses to share the successes and challenges for bridging the gap between skilled workers and in-demand jobs.
As the demand for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) jobs continues to grow, companies need to focus on sustainably building equity into such opportunities. Discovery Education strategically partners with like-minded organizations, such as the Caterpillar Foundation, to deliver engaging learning experiences every single day to classrooms in the U.S. and across the world to foster more pathways for STEM careers.
While corporations may use background policies or educational requirements as proxies for trust or ability, this isn’t borne out in the data. More importantly, it means that they are missing out on a highly committed, often diverse candidate pool that could contribute to their bottom line.
To help you answer questions about COVID-19, we’ve repurposed content from the Maine CDC to make easy decision-making tools that any organization can use to help employers, employees, and their families break the chain of transmission.
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.
As the economy begins its slow recovery, employers are facing a hiring paradox. Even as 9.3 million Americans remain unemployed, the same number of jobs remain open. Companies are once again struggling to find employees with the right sets of skills.