Welcome to the dawn of the “shared economy.”
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Together Stronger: The Future of Sport
Dialogue Session F: Sport, Peace and Development
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Women and Sport Conference
February 17, 2012
BCLC's report, Together For Recovery: Business is Part of the Solution, is a compilation of stories about how the business community is helping individuals, non profits, communities, and small businesses weather the economic storm.
The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the United Nations Office for Partnerships, in partnership with the Center for Women in Business, hosted “The Role of Business in Empowering Women” at the United Nations Headquarters on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2012. (Photo Slideshow) A simultaneous tweet chat took place with hundreds of participants watching online and discussing the event using #CSRwomen.
The full event is available for viewing in the videos below.
A recent survey commissioned by Zipcar, the company built on shared rides sprinkled across cityscapes, dramatically shows how differently Millennials (those aged 13-34 years) relate to business and the economy.
Jobs4Recovery is a free service provided by the Chamber BCLC and IBM, powered by the Direct Employers Association.
Business Corps strives to be a catalyst for a new wave of corporate volunteerism. The goals: positive results for society, prolonged capacity-building with partner NGOs, and a rewarding pro bono experience for corporate employees.
Finalist: Allstate and the Allstate Foundation with NNEDV
Wisconsin’s Place in the Rankings
4th Median Family Income
12th Export Intensity
13th High Speed Broadband Intensity
14th Growth in Share of National Exports
17th Export Intensity Growth
18th College Affordability
21st Educational Attainment
22nd High School Advanced Placement Intensity
23rd Cost of Living
23rd Job Placement Efficiency
23rd High Speed Broadband Availability
24th Export Growth
The National Chamber Foundation (NCF) hosted the first of a series of quarterly economic briefings led by Martin Regalia, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.