On March 26, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF), in partnership with BD and Direct Relief, will host the Sparking Innovation to Achieve Health Equity Forum: Engaging the Private Sector in Community Health. This program is a part of the USCCF Road to Wellness series, which focuses on how the private sector is investing in the holistic health of their communities, consumers, and employees.
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Save the Date! The 2019 Health Summit will take place June 26-27, 2019 in Washington, D.C.!
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in partnership with the American Heart Association, will convene our second Health Summit, June 26 and 27, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Stay tuned for updates on registration, speakers, and more!
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How can businesses help create a kinder, healthier world?
Businesses are gaining a greater understanding of the connection between their economic success and the health of their communities. As a result, they are finding new ways to leverage better community health to better economic outcomes
From volunteering around the world to supporting a 21st century health wo
The Chamber Foundation and Amway announced the release of a new report evaluating health and nutrition problems facing Kent County, Michigan. The study, “Assessing Community Efforts to Address Key Health Issues in Kent County, Michigan,” found that the county faces challenges similar to those experienced in other regions throughout the country – including maternal and child health, nutrition, and food security.
The Corporate Citizenship Center’s Health, Wellness, and Food Program provides companies and stakeholders resources, connections, and relevant insights in order to tackle the roots of poor health and food insecurity in communities.
The Health, Wellness, and Food network seeks to:
As the population grows more diverse and medical costs soar, the greater burdens of health risks, disease, and premature death among people of color and the poor are a matter of increasing urgency.