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. 

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

September 24, 2020

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named the finalists for its 2020 Citizens Awards – 24 companies that have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in solving the world’s biggest challenges and helping our communities grow stronger amid a global pandemic, economic downturn, and movement for racial equity. From advancing youth employment, to setting ambitious sustainability goals, to combating hunger in communities hit hard by the pandemic, the finalists show how business-led solutions are expanding opportunity and driving progress in every aspect of society.  

2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves

Throughout 2020, we’ve encountered seismic shifts in how we conduct our lives and how we see the world.  A global pandemic, social unrest, and economic hardship—these events have challenged the world, but they have also sparked unparalleled agility, innovation, and empathy from the business community. From quickly pivoting to manufacture medical supplies, to working to create greater equality of opportunity in America, 2020 has shown how business doesn’t just heed the call to action, but is essential to creating a stronger, healthier and more resilient future for all.

July 17, 2020
Kenny Thompson_PepsiCo

We sat down with business leaders driving the global corporate response to COVID-19 to learn more about their efforts, how they are navigating this uncharted territory, and what advice they have for others. Next up in our COVID-19 Business in Action interview series is Kenny Thompson, Head of External Affairs, PepsiCo

June 30, 2020
Business in Action Anheauser Busch Interview

We sat down with business leaders driving the global corporate response to COVID-19 to learn more about their efforts, how they are navigating this uncharted territory, and what advice they have for others. Next up in our COVID-19 Business in Action interview series is Cesar Vargas, U.S. Chief External Affairs Officer, Anheuser-Busch.

June 22, 2020
Healthcare Coalition Business in Action Interview Series

We sat down with business leaders driving the global corporate response to COVID-19 to learn more about their efforts, how they are navigating this uncharted territory, and what advice they have for others. Next up in our COVID-19 Business in Action interview series are Dr. Jay J. Schnitzer, chief medical and technology officer, MITRE, and Dr. John Halamka, president of Mayo Clinic Platform.

June 11, 2020
Reba Dominski Business in Action Interview

We sat down with business leaders driving the global corporate response to COVID-19 to learn more about their efforts, how they are navigating this uncharted territory, and what advice they have for others. Next up in our COVID-19 Business in Action interview series is Reba Dominski, Executive Vice President, U.S. Bank, & Chief Social Responsibility Officer and President, U.S. Bank Foundation.

Building an Inclusive Workplace Culture in Times of Crisis: Culture Matters

On June 10, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted Culture Matters, the second conversation in a three-part series on building inclusive culture in times of crisis.  

Company culture is more than a casual dress code or office snacks. It’s a reflection of how employees feel about working at an organization. This webinar centered on reimagining culture for a distributed workforce. Participants heard from people leaders sharing insights and advice for keeping teams connected with an emphasis on: 

Building an Inclusive Workplace Culture in Times of Crisis: Inclusion Matters

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted Inclusion Matters, the first conversation in a three-part series on building inclusive culture in times of crisis.  

Diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace is correlated to more creative, innovative, and productive outcomes. In all contexts, but especially during a crisis, it’s critical to ensure employees from all backgrounds feel safe and supported. This webinar covered: 

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