Innovation

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

T3 Innovation Network 2021 Annual Meeting

Please join us for the T3 Innovation Network Annual Meeting, where we will provide important network updates, preview exciting new projects, and hear directly from our T3 colleagues.

Solving for Sustainable Plastics

Businesses of all sizes and sectors are making strides in innovation to help eliminate plastic waste in the environment. This event will discuss gaps and opportunities in sustainable plastics, including how organizations are addressing one of the most ubiquitous plastics in the economy, polyethylene (PET).
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Over the last year and a half, we’ve seen a transformational shift in how we view our education and workforce systems. The pandemic has changed the nature of work, how we view skills, and put a spotlight on a dire workforce shortage and the need to re-think how we recruit and hire. There are currently more than 10 million open jobs, yet only 7.4 million unemployed people.
Plastics Manufacturing
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As the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s fellow leading their work in sustainable plastics innovation, I had the honor of judging the Plastic Industry Association’s ReFocus Sustainability Innovation Awards. This year, the association received a landmark 52 entrants across three categories: Design, Materials, and End-of-Life. Here are a few of the innovations that were featured.
Capital Equipment Coalition Insights Report-Aug2021
The U.S. Chamber Foundation's Capital Equipment Coalition (CEC) North America aims to create a collaborative forum that works to reduce the environmental footprint of the capital equipment sector. The coalition hosts quarterly workshops to discuss actions that members of the industry can take to achieve progress. In this report, we explore how digital technologies are critical enablers to move from a linear to a circular economy.

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