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Sustainability and the Path to Equity

Communities of color have long been disproportionately affected by environmental injustices, including higher air pollution rates, chemical exposure, and poor food and water quality. Please join us on August 5 for a conversation with leading experts from the field on how communities, NGOs, and the private sector can work together to create a more sustainable economy that delivers environmental justice and creates opportunity for all.

Beyond 34 Series: Recycling Systems Continuity Beyond COVID-19

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has launched a virtual conversation series to help prepare the business community for the immediate and longer-term sustainability implications of COVID-19. Our next conversation will focus on the importance of robust recycling and recovery systems both in the current context of COVID-19 and in the resource-constrained future.

May 21, 2020
Great Lakes Report
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with research and database expertise from Guidehouse, produced a first-of-its-kind report to showcase the economic and environmental value of the circular economy (CE) in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence region (GLR). By tracking the potential economic impact through available and forecast data, the report has outlined how companies operating within specific sectors can translate CE opportunities into business best practices that unlock new growth, competitiveness, and innovation.

The Economic Impact of the Circular Economy in the Great Lakes Region

This webinar marked the launch of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's newest research on the economic impact of the circular economy, conducted with research partner Navigant - a Guidehouse Company. This report showcases the nearly $5 billion potential in economic savings and development when companies and communities embrace the circular economy throughout the Great Lakes region. On the webinar, participants heard from research contributors on how companies can benefit from circular economy engagement in the Great Lakes and beyond.

Featured speakers included: