The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated a challenge that was becoming increasingly more difficult even before the public health crisis - finding affordable, quality childcare for working parents throughout the country. Throughout the pandemic, hundreds of employers have reached out to the U.S.
November 3, 2022
August 24, 2022
Companies need to continue to study, pilot, and innovate business, sales and manufacturing processes, while addressing potential barriers of mindsets and legal and safety issues.
June 3, 2022
Plastics are a ubiquitous material. Their durability, versatility, and light-weight nature have transformed industries and created significant advantages.
November 30, 2021
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation partnered with the business communities in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas, and their early education partners, to understand just how much breakdowns in childcare cost each state. In this study we looked at the causes of childcare challenges as well as motivations behind why parents select various childcare providers. Knowing many employers want to facilitate more access to childcare but do not know where to begin, we sought to learn what types of childcare benefits working parents desire most from employers.
August 27, 2021
The U.S. Chamber Foundation's Capital Equipment Coalition (CEC) North America aims to create a collaborative forum that works to reduce the environmental footprint of the capital equipment sector. The coalition hosts quarterly workshops to discuss actions that members of the industry can take to achieve progress. In this report, we explore how digital technologies are critical enablers to move from a linear to a circular economy.
July 27, 2021
Workers Are Gearing Up for Their Return to the Office. But Are America’s Roads Ready for Rush Hour?
June 4, 2021
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (Chamber Foundation) and the T3 Innovation Network (T3 Network) are launching the Jobs and Employment Data Exchange (JEDx) initiative to develop a public-private approach for collecting and using standards-based jobs and employment data.
May 20, 2021
As part of our Incorporating Inclusion initiative, which highlights what businesses need to engage in more LGBT-inclusive workplace practices and policies, this report dives deeper into what small businesses need to build inclusivity.
March 16, 2021
This report highlights progress by the Chamber Foundation Talent Pipeline Management® (TPM) initiative and its growing network of leaders.
March 15, 2021
With collaboratives now established in more than 30 industries across 36 states, the Chamber Foundation has learned a lot about best practices and common challenges associated with launching and managing TPM employer collaboratives.