Community Improvement

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on community improvement and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

March 10, 2017
Comcast blog photo

In just a few short weeks, more than 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal volunteers will gather to help improve communities around the world on Comcast Cares Day, arguably our company’s strongest, most vibrant tradition.  A year ago, I spent my very first Comcast Cares Day working side-by-side with my c

March 2, 2017
Goodshop stock photo

We recently connected with JJ Ramberg, co-founder of Goodshop -- an 11 year old company based in San Francisco. Goodshop has been featured extensively by the press including the New York Times, Good Morning America, Fortune, Forbes, the WSJ, Oprah Magazine, and more.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Releases Safety and Security Quick Guides

February 6, 2017

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with Johnson Controls, Inc., today released the Safety and Security Quick Guides, an online platform to educate communities, business owners, and chambers of commerce on steps they can take to ensure a safe, crime-free work environment.

Addressing Today’s Safety and Security Threats: How to Keep your Business and your Community Safe

According to the FBI’s most recent data, there were almost 8 million property crime offenses in the United States in 2015.  And, according to Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) estimates, roughly 2 million employees per year are affected by some form of workplace violence.

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