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The U.S. Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce a new sustainable plastics initiative to help us harness the full potential of plastics while ensuring we plan for their end-of-life management. This initiative will explore innovations across the plastics value chain, all the way from material science to end-of-life reuse and repurposing.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) have announced the winner for the inaugural Pitch for Purpose competition. Held in conjunction with the 3rd annual Digital Empowers Summit, the competition featured six mission-driven founders whose startups are leveraging technology to address social and environmental challenges – from eliminating food insecurity to providing a crowdfunding platform for Black entrepreneurs.
Digital Empowers' Pitch for Purpose competition—organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), in collaboration with SEED SPOT—will recognize mission-driven founders whose startups leverage emerging technology and innovation to address social and environmental challenges.
On August 26, Digital Empowers facilitated a conversation with broadband policy experts, technologists, and industry leaders to learn about the complexities of broadband deployment and adoption, technology transformation, and multi-sector collaborations addressing digital inequity in rural, low-income, and historically marginalized communities .
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has and will forever reshape our world—from the way companies do business and engage their value chains, to the way governments and nonprofits reach and empower communities.
Cross-sector collaboration, leadership, and investment in tech-driven solutions and diverse perspectives are now more important than ever to accelerate innovation and bring about greater equality of opportunity for all.