Corporate Citizenship

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

2021 Corporate Citizenship Conference & Citizens Awards

Join us on November 17 and 18, to take part in insightful conversations and valuable networking. The conference, which also offers practical strategies from top social impact experts, will be held in conjunction with our 22nd Annual Citizens Awards, honoring businesses for their extraordinary leadership in solving the world’s greatest challenges.

Measuring Circular Economy Solutions in Manufacturing and Capital Equipment

Measuring the sustainability and circularity of business operations is an important component in moving towards a more environmentally-friendly future. As we move away from using virgin materials and traditional ownership models, how do these decisions affect the sustainability of an organization and how can we measure them?

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At the International Women’s Day Forum, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Carolyn Cawley and Synchrony's Margaret Keane discussed how businesses must create an inclusive recovery. Ensuring equal opportunity to succeed is essential as we rebuild our economy – and keeping women in the workforce is a key driver. The choices companies make today will impact our nation’s progress toward closing the economic inequality gap for decades to come. 
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The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged every aspect of our daily lives and countless individuals and families around the world have—and continue to—suffer because of it. On January 18, we will honor the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, remembering those who fight for equality and dedicate themselves to making the world a better place. Given the events of 2020 through today, the National Day of Service reminds us that it’s more important than ever to give back and lift up our communities.

11th Annual International Women’s Day Forum: Business Powering a New Tomorrow

Our 11th annual International Women’s Day Forum will highlight how the private sector, working with cross-sector partners, can narrow gender gaps in every aspect of society, redefine leadership, reconstruct workplaces, and drive equality of opportunity for women and girls as we navigate our recovery from the pandemic and beyond.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Announces the 2020 Citizens Awards Winners

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced the recipients of its 2020 Citizens Awards – eight purpose-driven companies that have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in helping our communities grow stronger amid a global pandemic, economic downturn, and movement for racial equity. From addressing systemic issues faced by disadvantaged groups to combating hunger in communities hit hard by the pandemic to delivering life-altering innovations to those in need, this year’s winners show how businesses act as a catalyst for change in every aspect of society.

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