Digital Empowers: Accelerating Innovation for Business And Social Good

November 9, 2018
Digital Empowers

On May 24, 2018, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF), in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), hosted Digital Empowers: Accelerating Innovation for Business and Social Good at U.S. Chamber headquarters in Washington, D.C.

This cross-sector thought leadership forum brought together business leaders, technical experts, and on-the-ground partners to discuss technological innovation and social impact. Through a multitude of curated discussions, participants learned how organizations in various industries leverage new technologies—such as blockchain, cloud analytics, robotics, and virtual reality—and establish innovative collaborations that increase access and equity to individuals and communities worldwide. 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Technology improves the effectiveness of social programs and transforms how philanthropy is able to respond and reduce social and economic disparities.
  • Despite developments in technology, the human factor is more important than ever to solve social problems. Employee engagement and volunteerism are critical to affect change.
  • Incorporating technology in cross-sector collaborations is essential to efficiently create shared value and accelerate social good.

Read the full report here