The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center Covering how business makes a difference. Your resource for good corporate citizenship. A program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation We're a leading resource for businesses dedicated to making a difference.

For more than ten years, our programs, events, research, and relationships with key NGO's and governments have helped hundreds of companies improve the impact of their efforts to improve social and environmental conditions.

For more than ten years, our programs, events, research, and relationships with key NGO's and governments have helped hundreds of companies improve the impact of their efforts to improve social and environmental conditions.

Mission: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is a leading resource and voice for business. We work with businesses to make the world a better place.

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11/02/2020
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11/02/2020

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Advance Auto Parts, General Motors, and MetLife are this year’s Citizens Awards finalists for Best Sustainability Progra...
11/02/2020

Advance Auto Parts, General Motors, and MetLife are this year’s Citizens Awards finalists for Best Sustainability Program! Learn more about how these businesses are helping create a more sustainable future and register for our 2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference taking place on November 17-19 to find out who wins! https://bit.ly/2HKB6UG

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10/30/2020
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We're honored to be featured in the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC)'s #GlobalImpact Report. Through our partnership with Kazakhstan, we’re contributing to #globaldev by fueling economic growth and supporting local communities through investments in education, social and health infrastructure for lasting #socialimpact. Learn more: https://chevron.co/USGLCfb

The actions taken by business leaders to be a part of the solution to the problems we are facing can lead to a powerful ...
10/30/2020

The actions taken by business leaders to be a part of the solution to the problems we are facing can lead to a powerful ripple effect. Hear from Deloitte US CEO Joe Ucuzoglu on November 17 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Business Solves conference, highlighting how the events of 2020 have created an opportunity for businesses to lead and earn trust. Register now https://bit.ly/2FLXhcz #BusinessSolves

In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, the Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program is helping deliver mil...
10/29/2020

In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, the Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program is helping deliver millions of measles and polio vaccines to children in countries including Afghanistan, Chad, and Tanzania. Learn more about this #Citizens2020 finalist: https://bit.ly/3ooeUjV

Rare diseases affect more than 300 million people globally. In partnership with Microsoft and EURORDIS - European Rare D...
10/28/2020

Rare diseases affect more than 300 million people globally. In partnership with Microsoft and EURORDIS - European Rare Diseases Organisation, #Citizens2020 finalist Takeda established a new global commission comprised of advocates, researchers, physicians, and technologists, to accelerate diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases for children. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3ooeUjV

Announcing BlackRock Founder, Chairman & CEO Larry Fink to speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2020 Corpo...
10/27/2020

Announcing BlackRock Founder, Chairman & CEO Larry Fink to speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves on November 17. Register now to save your spot: https://bit.ly/2FLXhcz #BusinessSolves

ExxonMobil has actively engaged in both workplace and charitable initiatives in the fight against malaria for 20 years. ...
10/27/2020

ExxonMobil has actively engaged in both workplace and charitable initiatives in the fight against malaria for 20 years. In 2018 and 2019 alone, the company helped frontline partners deliver 470,000 bed nets, train 110,000 health workers, and reach nearly 5 million people directly impacted by the risk of malaria. Learn more about this #Citizens2020 finalist. https://bit.ly/3ooeUjV

ExxonMobil Foundation, Takeda and Walgreens are this year’s Citizens finalists for Best Health and Wellness program! Lea...
10/26/2020

ExxonMobil Foundation, Takeda and Walgreens are this year’s Citizens finalists for Best Health and Wellness program! Learn how these companies are improving the health of communities around the world. https://bit.ly/3ooeUjV #Citizens2020

“Implicit in any circular economy strategy is a mandate to build creative, efficient, and inclusive cross-sector partner...
10/23/2020
5 Elements to Successful Partnerships that Drive Circular Action

“Implicit in any circular economy strategy is a mandate to build creative, efficient, and inclusive cross-sector partnerships.” The Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) shares 5 elements of a successful partnership that drives circular action. Read more: bit.ly/2H8qQpu

This article highlights key takeaways from the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s virtual Sustainability Summit Series session on Collaborating for Impact.The world is rapidly becoming aware of unsustainable

Verizon’s Innovative Learning Programs for Young Men of Color & Rural Young Women strengthen the pathway between #STEM s...
10/22/2020

Verizon’s Innovative Learning Programs for Young Men of Color & Rural Young Women strengthen the pathway between #STEM subjects, higher education & careers. Last year, the company reached over 3,600 students and continues to help under-resourced communities bridge the digital divide. Learn more about this #Citizens2020 finalist: https://bit.ly/3dxlFLn

At the U.S. Chamber Foundation's #BusinessSolves Conference, learn how companies are addressing global health, economic,...
10/22/2020
2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves

At the U.S. Chamber Foundation's #BusinessSolves Conference, learn how companies are addressing global health, economic, and social challenges, all while trying to build a more sustainable world during COVID-19 and every day. Register now: https://bit.ly/3j2PgOB

Throughout 2020, we’ve encountered seismic shifts in how we conduct our lives and how we see the world. A global pandemic, social unrest, and economic hardship—these events have challenged the wor

In partnership with Girl Scouts, Discovery Education developed the Girls Get STEM initiative to offer no-cost, dynamic d...
10/21/2020

In partnership with Girl Scouts, Discovery Education developed the Girls Get STEM initiative to offer no-cost, dynamic digital resources for K-5 educators, troop leaders, and families. Learn how this year’s #Citizens2020 finalist is creating a more equitable future for young girls to become tomorrow’s leaders. https://bit.ly/3dxlFLn

Citizens Award finalist Chicago Fire developed a first-of-its-kind afterschool program that serves 1,000 boys and girls ...
10/20/2020

Citizens Award finalist Chicago Fire developed a first-of-its-kind afterschool program that serves 1,000 boys and girls of which 98% are of color, 93% are from low-income families, and 95% qualify for free and/or reduced lunch and live at, or below the U.S. poverty level. https://bit.ly/3dxlFLn #Citizens2020

Registration is open for the 2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves! Join us on November 17-19 to explor...
10/20/2020

Registration is open for the 2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves! Join us on November 17-19 to explore the role of business in leading through our recovery and helping communities emerge stronger from the pandemic. Save your spot today! https://bit.ly/3j2PgOB #BusinessSolves

More than 150 social entrepreneurs from across the U.S. applied to participate in the Digital Empowers Pitch for Purpose...
10/19/2020

More than 150 social entrepreneurs from across the U.S. applied to participate in the Digital Empowers Pitch for Purpose competition, and six finalists progressed to pitch their ventures live in front of a panel of judges.

First place winner Ahva Sadeghi, CEO and Co-founder of Symba, is removing barriers of entry to the workforce by connecting companies with remote interns anywhere in the U.S. and helping them adapt to the future of work.

Watch the competition: https://youtu.be/M4tMEpcSZz0 #PitchforPurpose #DigitalEmpowersUs

Chicago Fire, Discovery Education, Girl Scouts, and Verizon are helping improve educational outcomes and bridge the digi...
10/19/2020

Chicago Fire, Discovery Education, Girl Scouts, and Verizon are helping improve educational outcomes and bridge the digital divide for students across the country. Learn more about their work and why they were named Best Commitment to Education Program finalists for the 2020 Citizens Awards. https://bit.ly/3dxlFLn #Citizens2020

#ICYMI: The 3rd annual Digital Empowers Summit featured business and community leaders, technologists, and changemakers ...
10/16/2020

#ICYMI: The 3rd annual Digital Empowers Summit featured business and community leaders, technologists, and changemakers discussing how to leverage #tech for social good. Watch the broadcast here: https://bit.ly/37azyOg #DigitalEmpowersUs

In partnership with CARE, PepsiCo launched “She Feeds the World,” a program tackling gender inequality in the agricultur...
10/15/2020

In partnership with CARE, PepsiCo launched “She Feeds the World,” a program tackling gender inequality in the agriculture sector by helping women obtain land rights, farming equipment, and marketplace access while providing financial and sustainable-agriculture training. Learn more about their program: https://bit.ly/30Rzgbk #Citizens2020

While companies nationwide struggle to fill thousands of jobs, more than four million people on probation or parole face...
10/14/2020

While companies nationwide struggle to fill thousands of jobs, more than four million people on probation or parole face bias or exclusion to employment opportunities. Citizens Award finalist Flagger Force Traffic Control Services is creating meaningful career opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals, with second chance crew members making up 13% of the company’s employee base. https://bit.ly/30Rzgbk #Citizens2020

At the 2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves, learn best practices for companies to lead through our re...
10/14/2020

At the 2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves, learn best practices for companies to lead through our recovery amid the backdrop of global health, economic, and social challenges. Register today and join us on November 17-19! https://bit.ly/3j2PgOB #BusinessSolves

Citizens Award finalist Accenture US is working to close the gap between formal education and career opportunities by cr...
10/13/2020

Citizens Award finalist Accenture US is working to close the gap between formal education and career opportunities by creating work-based experiences through internships, apprenticeships, and hiring for people that provide access to innovation economy jobs. https://bit.ly/30Rzgbk #Citizens2020

Accenture US, Flagger Force Traffic Control Services, PepsiCo and CARE have been recognized as this year’s Citizens Awar...
10/13/2020

Accenture US, Flagger Force Traffic Control Services, PepsiCo and CARE have been recognized as this year’s Citizens Award finalists for Best Economic Opportunity and Empowerment Program! Learn more about how these businesses are helping create economic opportunity for people and communities around the world. https://bit.ly/30Rzgbk #Citizens2020

2020 has sparked unparalleled agility, innovation and empathy from the business community. On November 17-19, join hundr...
10/09/2020
2020 Corporate Citizenship Conference: Business Solves

2020 has sparked unparalleled agility, innovation and empathy from the business community. On November 17-19, join hundreds of business leaders and cross-sector partners to discuss how the private sector is leading the charge to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. https://bit.ly/3j2PgOB #BusinessSolves

Throughout 2020, we’ve encountered seismic shifts in how we conduct our lives and how we see the world. A global pandemic, social unrest, and economic hardship—these events have challenged the wor

Following Baltimore’s 2015 civil unrest, T. Rowe Price made a $1.3M multi-year grant commitment to West Baltimore to add...
10/08/2020

Following Baltimore’s 2015 civil unrest, T. Rowe Price made a $1.3M multi-year grant commitment to West Baltimore to address key challenges faced by the community, including racial inequity and food insecurity. Learn more about this Citizens Awards finalist: https://bit.ly/3jkbZFZ #Citizens2020

Through its Pride in Service program, Citizens Awards finalist CSX has supported more than 350,000 service heroes and fa...
10/07/2020

Through its Pride in Service program, Citizens Awards finalist CSX has supported more than 350,000 service heroes and family members across 23 states and beyond, exceeding its two-year goal of impacting 100,000 people. Learn more about their program: https://bit.ly/3jkbZFZ #Citizens2020

In 2014, Citi Foundation partnered with the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to create a youth financial empowermen...
10/06/2020

In 2014, Citi Foundation partnered with the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to create a youth financial empowerment program and has since supported summer jobs for over 13,500 youth. Learn more about this 2020 Citizens Award finalist. https://bit.ly/3jkbZFZ #Citizens2020

Citi Foundation, CSX and T. Rowe Price have been recognized as this year’s Citizens Awards finalists for Best Community ...
10/05/2020

Citi Foundation, CSX and T. Rowe Price have been recognized as this year’s Citizens Awards finalists for Best Community Improvement Program! Learn more about the positive impacts these businesses are making in communities. https://bit.ly/3jkbZFZ #Citizens2020

Final days to register! Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Tata Consultancy Services for the third annual ...
10/02/2020
3rd Annual Digital Empowers Summit

Final days to register! Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Tata Consultancy Services for the third annual Digital Empowers Summit on October 7-8 to explore the power of cross-sector collaboration, leadership, and investment in tech-driven solutions to accelerate innovation and bring greater equality of opportunity for all. https://bit.ly/2ZEyqxP #DigitalEmpowersUs

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and stand against injustice has and will forever reshape our world—from the way companies do business and leverage the strengths of their ecosystem, to the way governments and nonprofits reach and empower communities.

Only 5% of disaster giving is earmarked for long-term recovery, leaving critical rebuilding needs at risk. In 2017, GAF ...
10/01/2020

Only 5% of disaster giving is earmarked for long-term recovery, leaving critical rebuilding needs at risk. In 2017, GAF - Roofing partnered with Good360 to strengthen communities impacted by natural disasters. To date, GAF has donated $3.3 million in roofing products to vulnerable families in need, including those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Florence, and Michael. Learn more about this #Citizens2020 finalist: https://bit.ly/3cw03OZ #Citizens2020

On November 17-19, join us for our very first virtual Corporate Citizenship Conference & Awards! Explore how business wi...
09/30/2020

On November 17-19, join us for our very first virtual Corporate Citizenship Conference & Awards! Explore how business will lead through our recovery from the pandemic and chart a resilient path forward, working hand in hand with cross-sector partners to help our communities emerge stronger. https://bit.ly/3j2PgOB #BusinessSolves

In response to COVID-19, Goldman Sachs created a $775M Small Business Stimulus Package to deliver capital to U.S. small ...
09/30/2020

In response to COVID-19, Goldman Sachs created a $775M Small Business Stimulus Package to deliver capital to U.S. small businesses, reaching over 15,000 small businesses employing more than 87,000 people, with 33% located in low-income communities. Learn more about this #Citizens2020 finalist: https://bit.ly/3cw03OZ

Citizens Awards finalist Anheuser-Busch partnered with the American Red Cross and local governments to provide half a mi...
09/29/2020

Citizens Awards finalist Anheuser-Busch partnered with the American Red Cross and local governments to provide half a million eight-ounce bottles of sanitizer to emergency management agencies, food banks, and healthcare systems in 20 states and Washington, D.C. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3cw03OZ #Citizens2020

Tune in on October 7 for the inaugural #PitchforPurpose competition to watch six social #entrepreneurs share their ventu...
09/29/2020

Tune in on October 7 for the inaugural #PitchforPurpose competition to watch six social #entrepreneurs share their ventures live to a panel of expert judges. Hosted by the U.S. Chamber Foundation and Tata Consultancy Services, founders will compete for the chance to win $15,000, mentoring from industry leaders, and in-kind business services to take their startup to the next level. Register to attend! https://bit.ly/2ZEyqxP #DigitalEmpowersUs

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