Emerging Issues

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

Employers can play a leading role in creating a workplace that supports people in recovery or those considering it.
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As we transition from September’s National Recovery Month to Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 3–9), it is important to remember that the need for recovery is not limited to certain occupations, communities, races, genders, or conditions. Your employees can encounter any number of life-altering experiences from which they struggle to rebound.

Ill woman working from home office
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Why is fighting the flu important for every business and every employee? In addition to keeping your team healthy and working, flu season is once again colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Business owners and leaders play a vital role in encouraging employees to get the flu vaccine.

Sharing Solutions Tennessee

For businesses across Tennessee, the opioid crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic are intersecting with each other with disastrous results. To help employers respond to these dual crises, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host a virtual event on how Tennessee businesses and community leaders can respond.

Path Forward: Ask Me Anything: Public Health

Former CDC Director and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Dr. Richard Besser, will answer your biggest questions about public health, what to expect in the next 4-6 months, and the long-term impacts of the pandemic on Friday, May 21.

Path Forward: Reopening America's Schools

On this episode of Path Forward, will host Indian Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu for a conversation about the massive surge of COVID-19 infections in his country and the efforts members of the U.S. private sector are making to support the people of India. Following the interview with Ambassador Sandhu, we will pivot to a discussion on reopening schools in America. Suzanne Clark, President and CEO of the U.S.

Path Forward: Addressing the Crisis in India and Reopening America’s Schools

On this episode of Path Forward, we will discuss approaches to reopening America's schools. Suzanne Clark, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will sit down with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and guests from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the National Association of School Nurses for conversations on the safety of reopening schools and impact on community spread, vaccinating teachers and students, the cost of school closures, and much more.