The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced the recipients of its 23rd Annual Citizens Awards – eight companies that have shown exceptional leadership in harnessing innovation and creativity to solve our most pressing issues. From developing a STEM program to support the future aerospace workforce, to reducing waste and emissions across the supply chain, to delivering critical relief items to Ukrainian refugees, these companies illustrate how strong businesses are the foundation of strong communities.
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The U.S. government has committed to welcoming hundreds of thousands of people displaced by major refugee crises, including 95,000 at-risk Afghans who worked alongside the U.S military and 100,000 Ukrainians displaced by Russia’s recent military invasion. These developments represent an enormous opportunity for the American business community to help refugees to integrate into the U.S. workforce.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with founding sponsor FedEx, announced the launch of the Small Business Readiness for Resiliency Program (R4R), to provide financial assistance to small business owners impacted by a natural disaster.
Today’s most effective business leaders know about risk. They consider the full playing field before making a move. “What are the pitfalls of this business decision?” “How might this new offering help or harm our reputation?” “How can we mitigate the most negative impacts?”
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is excited to welcome our newest member of the team – Rob Glenn, vice president of global resilience at the Corporate Citizenship Center.