Economic Empowerment

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

July 22, 2015

CCC works with the UN Foundation on initiatives to promote economic development in the poorest countries. Recently we have stepped up our engagement with the UN Foundation to address the issue of women and girls’ economic empowerment.

Webinar: Private Sector Engagement in the SDGs, Women and Girls' Economic Empowerment

The countdown has begun to this September’s U.N. summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been critical in mobilizing resources and driving real progress on some of the world’s most pressing problems over the past decade. With the MDG’s deadline set to conclude at the end of 2015, discussion over what should succeed the MDGs — known as the “Post-2015 Development Agenda”— is one of the most important and impactful conversations of this century.