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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.