An examination of the policies that can lead to long-term economic growth in America.
The growing skills gap is one of the most persistent challenges affecting thriving and lagging state economies—the disparity between the skills companies need to drive growth and innovation versus the skills that actually exist within their organizations and in the labor market.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s newest research report, From Millions to Billions: Scaling Up Women’s Empowerment Globally investigates the status of women-owned businesses in Mexico and offers global companies ways they can integrate them into their supply chains.
The Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Insights for the Business Community explores the connections between these three vital resources and identified steps that companies can take to understand and address their connections to energy, water and food.
Productive, innovative, competitive economies require smart and simple regulations to prosper. The U.S.
CWB’s latest research highlights the growing impact of women entrepreneurs and small business owners on the American economy.
A Lesson Plan for Partnerships: Insights From Leading STEM Nonprofits looks to better understand partnerships between corporations and nonprofits.
With support from the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, Dollar General Corporation is launching an initiative to engage local communities, including the public schools and local businesses, in addressing literacy issues where its customers, employees, and their families live and work. Dollar General believes that supporting local education and family literacy programs is critical to the well-being of the communities they serve. With a Dollar General distribution center and several store locations, Ardmore, Oklahoma is one of those communities.
Business leaders understand the challenges of keeping pace in today's economy. Now more than ever, a highly skilled and educated workforce is essential for successful businesses and a strong national economy. These publications were developed to equip business leaders with the resources needed to actively engage in their local education system to strengthen tomorrow's workforce.
To ensure all students are prepared for success after graduation and to significantly improve American competitiveness, governors from both political parties, chief state school officials, and community leaders from 48 states met and worked with top education experts and academics to produce the Common Core State Standards, taking into account more than 10,000 pieces of feedback from individuals, teachers, and organizations.