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Please join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Beyond 34 Cincinnati program for our Community Transition Workshop where we will be discussing the culmination of projects from our research and planning, and incorporating community members in the shift to local implementation. We will focus on the finalized interventions, their local leaders, and implementation plans that we have built from our March 9, 2020 community meeting and subsequent virtual working group meetings to refine each prioritized intervention.
The U.S. Chamber Foundation hosted a discussion focused on the future of sustainable investment and reporting. We shared findings from our latest research on the status of the ESG landscape as we transition to a post-COVID-19 world, explored private sector leadership in communicating ESG-related information, and discussed the frameworks needed to support companies in proactively disclosing consistent sustainability data.
Achieving sustainable outcomes requires creative, efficient, and inclusive collaboration across sectors and silos. This discussion focused on replicable private sector-led partnerships built on cross-industry collaboration that solve unprecedented sustainability challenges through collective action and deliver meaningful results.
As we transition into a “new normal” in the face of COVID-19, what are the most impactful climate strategies companies continue to drive forward, and what are the tactics and technologies being deployed to deliver on sustainability commitments? Hear from leaders in the manufacturing, logistics, and banking industries on their unique approaches to advancing sustainable progress at the outset of the Decade of Action.
The first of four sessions as part of the Sustainability Summit Series, Circularity for a Sustainable and Secure Future will discuss the role that circular materials management can play in both achieving sustainability goals and responding to resource-constrained settings such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Communities of color have long been disproportionately affected by environmental issues, 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 build a more sustainable economy that helps create opportunity for all.
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.
As someone who works to support small businesses on both a personal and professional level, I’ve witnessed incredible uncertainty in the small business community in the past two months.
While we wonder what the future will look like after COVID-19, the immediate and long-term environmental challenges we will face are clear.