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 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC), and our partners prepared Trash to Treasure: Changing Waste Streams to Profits Streams to educate the private sector about the business value of circular economy opportunities. More and more, companies are looking towards a circular economy business model as a way to cut costs and increase efficiency. Turning waste into a resource is a huge part of that, and this report takes a deep dive into how the private sector can make "trash" an economic opportunity.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) just released a new report, in partnership with McKinsey & Company and the World Economic Forum, that looks at the lost value of plastics packaging in today's economy.
Better Business, Better World: Mainstreaming the Circular Economy
On May 16 and 17, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosted its 6th annual sustainability forum. The event convened thought leaders and practitioners from business, government, academia, nonprofit organizations and other stakeholder groups to explore opportunities and best practices for unlocking the value of the circular economy, and accelerating scalable solutions across global supply chains.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Indiana Chamber Foundation, the Wellness Council of Indiana, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invite you to join the Indiana Health Means Business Forum. Please join prominent business and community leaders to discuss how together we can create a healthier Indiana.
Here's what's making headlines this week: Jessica Alba, Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai and a few of their friends want you to know why it’s important for girls to learn how to code in this “Change the World-Hour of Code” video
Dr. Jeff Lundy, the head of the Health and Wellness program at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center, puts it this way: “America’s competitiveness relies on its health.”
His message resonated in Memphis.
Here's what's making headines this week: