The 2014 Leaders & Laggards report will be published on September 11, coinciding with an event held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Businesses have a vital role to play in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Changing the Game: How Business Innovations Reduce the Impact of Disasters, explores how businesses have reduced the impact of disasters around the world.
The research is clear: high-quality early education is a significant predictor of future success.
Not everything is peachy in the state of Georgia. In a place where almost 1.5 million adult residents (about 1 in 3) have not graduated from high school and the unemployment rate tops 8%, this home to 15 Fortune 500 companies has a serious skills gap.
The sprawling city of Houston, often called the energy capital of the world, is home to thousands of companies engaged in energy-related work. The energy industry has enjoyed success in recent years, driving much of the area’s economic growth and employment.
What are the most pressing energy and water problems facing society? How is the private sector addressing these challenges?
Oklahoma State Senator Susan Paddack knew she had to do something to better prepare students in Pontotoc County for careers. The idea started in her office, when she asked two students shadowing her at the State Capitol what they wanted to do after graduation.