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. 

Twitter Chat: Defining Tech for Good in the COVID-19 Era: Crowdsourced Collaboration

Join our Twitter chat at 2:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 22 to discuss how open data, crowdsourcing, interoperable platforms, and their guiding principles of transparency and cooperation, have shaped the COVID-19 global response, and explore how these efforts will affect how we live, work, and play for years to come.

COVID-19: The Power of Data and Predictive Analytics in Pandemics

This webinar is the first event of a three part virtual event series on COVID-19 response designed to bring the tech community together to address the challenges and opportunities and really create a platform for collective action. During this webinar, we will hear from organizations at the helm of this effort to learn more about their COVID-19 models, how they serve different purposes, and where gaps in data still remain to monitor, understand and mitigate this pandemic.

New Frontiers in Financial Capability

Initiatives to build financial capability are undergoing a paradigm shift. Programs that incorporate insights from behavioral economics can be much more effective than most traditional classroom-based financial education programs. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center invites you to join a webinar exploring new approaches to enhancing financial capability and ensuring financial health.

Join us to learn new innovations, ask questions, and help identify next generation strategies. The webinar will explore:

Common Goals, Distinct Missions: Cross Sector Collaboration on Empowerment of Women and Girls

Common Goals, Distinct Missions: Cross Sector Collaboration on Empowerment of Women and Girls

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

1615 H Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20062

 

This April, women and girls’ economic empowerment will be top of mind.  As the UN Millennium Development Goals are set to expire, leaders are taking stock of the progress made while gearing up to lay out the post-2015 development agenda to reach the Sustainable Development Goals.