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. 

May 1, 2013

BCLC just launched the nomination and application cycle for its 2013 Citizens Awards. These are important awards for the field; companies, local Chambers, and NGO partners are well served to go through the submission process.

June 25, 2012

Last week was our first weigh in for the BCLC weight loss challenge. 3 people lost weight (I was one of them!) – everyone else either gained or weighs the same. There are eight people taking place in the weight loss challenge and all of us have different methods of reaching our individual goals.

May 16, 2013

The Millennial generation is the future of the American public.  While the opinions of older generations might be set, this younger generation brings new perspectives on society that can change the perception of American business.  As the key to future perceptions of business, on what side will M

May 9, 2012

While some companies have only recently rushed to become sustainable in an effort to appease potential critics or help their brand’s image, others have been sustainability leaders for years. They have built sustainability into their core DNA, making it a critical factor in all of the services they offer and how they run their operations. These companies are helping the U.S. grow its green economy and making the country more economically diverse and resilient in the hyper-competitive age of globalization.

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