Environment

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

U.S. Chamber Foundation and Partners Launch Circular Economy Toolbox

May 23, 2017
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Digital Platform Helps Business Better Understand, Implement Closed-Loop Systems - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center, in partnership with The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), today launched the Circular Economy Toolbox, an online platform to help companies incorporate more sustainable business practices that eliminate waste and increase efficiency. 

U.S. Chamber BCLC Calls On America's Communities to Apply for National Sustainability Honor

October 4, 2011

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) is calling for nominations for the 2012 Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. Now in its fifth year, the program recognizes local governments, chambers of commerce, and other local organizations for the tremendous steps they’ve taken to improve quality of life and enhance their ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come.

BCLC Announces Key Sponsors of National R4 Conference

June 6, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C., June 6 – Abbott, Allstate, FedEx, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, and UPS are among the lead sponsors of the National R4 Conference at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, July 18-20 2011. The conference—designed for corporate leaders in environmental innovation—is hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center, and is also supported by Baxter, Daimler, IBM, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Northwestern Energy, and TXU Energy.

Strategic Vision & Economic Revitalization Define Winners of 2010 Siemens Sustainable Community Awards

May 14, 2010

HOUSTON, TX—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corporation last night presented the 3rd annual Siemens Sustainable Community Awards to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Newton, Iowa. Each winning community improved the quality of life for residents by achieving vital economic, environmental, and social goals.

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