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Talent is one of our country’s most important assets—yet our current methods for discovering and cultivating talent are outdated—built for another time and a different economy. For America to grow and prosper, we need new systems fit for our modern economy.

Talent Forward

American companies constitute unparalleled strategic assets. Through pioneering R&D and commercialization, the genius of U.S. enterprise drives global innovation. Strength abroad requires nurturing strength at home. Policymakers must recognize business of all sizes as fundamental to national security and, according to Edelman’s Trust Barometer, stewards of public trust.

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Award Recognition Underscores Key Leadership Role of TPM

For the past nine years, the U.S. Chamber Foundation has sought to tackle the all-too-common challenge of successfully preparing talent for the work of today and tomorrow and ensure their skills align to employers’ needs. To achieve the type of behavior and systems change needed, we believed the approach had to be a significant departure from traditional workforce development efforts.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and IBM Exploring How Innovation is Shaping the Future of Work

A human-centric, principled approach to help assess the risks of large language models

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Scaling Up Skills-Based Employment Practices for American Businesses

Business Roundtable, SHRM, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are joining together to scale up skills-based employment practices for American businesses.


The challenge of our time is creating a workforce system that develops the talent needed for the jobs of today and tomorrow. At the U.S. Chamber Foundation, we address this challenge through our commitment to promoting innovative workforce development solutions. We achieve this by building employer-led, agile workforce development systems and programs.

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