U.S. Chamber Foundation Sustainability

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U.S. Chamber Foundation Sustainability

Businesses are leading efforts and finding new ways to reduce the resource-intensity of their operations, through such means as ambitious energy efficiency upgrades and proactive water stewardship. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center seeks to:

  • Increase understanding of key issues such as around energy and water efficiencies and the energy-water nexus;
  • Promote innovative approaches of how companies are solving energy and water challenges within their operations and throughout their supply chains;
  • Convene business, government, nonprofit leaders and other stakeholders to accelerate and scale innovative solutions to energy and water challenges that deliver business and environmental benefits.

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Two Weeks Left to Register for Youth Education Roundtable in Boston
BOSTON, May 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today’s business leaders are redefining business success by how their companies work and impact society, driving the need for a deeper understanding of the relationship between environmental, educational and economic demands.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship...
May 16, 2016 9:30 AM ET
Limited Time Only! Early Bird Registration for 2016 Sustainability Forum Now Open
On May 16 and 17, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, in partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and PXYERA Global will host the 6th annual Sustainability Forum in Washington, DC. ...
Feb 29, 2016 3:00 PM ET
Is Waste a Resource in the Wrong Place?
[This post is a segment of the Trash to Treasure: Changing Waste Streams to Profit Streams report.] Waste production is a serious problem for all American companies and industries. The largest 5,589 publically traded businesses in the...
Feb 29, 2016 10:00 AM ET
U.S. Chamber Foundation Issues New Report on the Business Value of Circular Economy
WASHINGTON, February 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center today issued a new report detailing the value businesses can find in viewing waste as a resource and engaging in the circular economy. The report, titled “Trash to Treasure: Changing Waste Streams to Profit Streams,” examines the weight and impact of waste on American...
Feb 18, 2016 2:00 PM ET
New Report on Business Role in Achieving the Circular Economy
Today's linear economy--in which natural resources are extracted from the ground, made into products, used, and thrown away--was successful in delivering economic development during the 20th century. However, global trends indicate that the traditional, linear model's ability to produce economic growth may become less viable, prompting a search for alternative approaches that can work in the...
Nov 12, 2015 2:30 PM ET