More than ever before, businesses need to foster inclusive cultures to not only attract and retain top talent—but to remain competitive. There are practical strategies and tangible benefits for businesses of all sizes to focus on inclusion.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to promoting initiatives that grow our nation's economy.
Read the Foundation's report, The Growth Imperative, for more information about the importance of faster economic growth.
The strength of any business, but particularly small businesses, relies on their surrounding communities. The converse of that statement is also true, the strength of any community relies on the vibrancy of its business community.
To close the opportunity divide, cities like Boston are looking to strategic partnerships between employers and workforce and talent development programs to connect underserved youth with the work-based learning experiences that exist in their own community and help equip them with the skills and real-world experience they need to succeed in them.
Real people are being hurt by the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. It’s been more than a month since millions of federal employees and contractors received their last paycheck, and there’s no end in sight.
Few American communities can match the history of the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
When economists and editorialists speak in worried tones about America’s “skills gap,” they’re referring to the mounting number of jobs that require some degree of technical know-how and the relative dearth of qualified candidates to fill them.
Many of us are aware of the benefits of adding berries, spinach, olive oil, and garlic to our diets—in addition to being delicious, these ‘superfoods’ can help us avoid illness and improve well-being. What if such a thing existed for the workplace as well?