U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to Host “Business Solves”: The 2022 Corporate Citizenship Conference

Top business leaders and cross-sector partners will share insights on how we can solve our most pressing issues through innovation and collaboration
Nov 14, 2022 6:45 PM ET

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host its 2022 Corporate Citizenship Conference & Awards: Business Solves on November 16-17 in Washington, D.C.

Rated as the most trusted institution, businesses have exhibited extraordinary leadership in driving change and impact at a time when society faces both new and persistent challenges. Business Solves will bring together leaders at the forefront of purpose and innovation to examine the power of business doing well and doing good, and how we can work together to strengthen our communities and build a more resilient future.

The event will also reveal the winners of the 23rd Annual Citizens Awards, honoring eight companies that have used their skills and resources to drive innovative solutions to the world’s toughest problems, while also ensuring success within their business.

Penny Pennington
, Managing Partner, Edward Jones
Wanda Hope, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Johnson & Johnson
John Brothers, President, T. Rowe Price Foundation
Carolynn Johnson, CEO, DiversityInc
Becky Ferguson, COO, Salesforce Foundation and Senior Vice President, Philanthropy, Salesforce
Marlene Ibsen, President and CEO, Travelers Foundation
Jon Banner, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Impact Officer, McDonald’s
Hilary Smith, Executive Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, NBCUniversal 
Jennifer Chavez Rubio, Senior Program Officer, Global Policy and Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Mohamed Younis, Editor in Chief, Gallup
Evin Robinson, President, America On Tech
Farrah Barrios, Director, Global Food Security and Development Planning, National Security Council, The White House
Oktay Dogramaci, Vice President, Giving, PayPal
Ali Vitali, Capitol Hill Correspondent, NBC News (moderator)
Kathy Pickus, Vice President, Sustainability and Global Impact, Tyson Foods
Tracy Malone, Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility, UnitedHealth Group, and President, United Health Foundation

See the full list of speakers here.

Citizens Awards Finalists

Best Corporate Steward – Large Business:
Rocket Companies, SAP, and Tata Consultancy Services
Best Corporate Steward – Small and Middle-Market Business:
IMA Financial Group, Inc., Lendmark Financial Services, LLC, and Sharebite, Inc.
Best Commitment to Education Program:
The Boeing Company, DTE Energy, and Moody’s Corporation
Best Community Improvement Program:
Baker McKenzie, Sempra, and Zoetis Inc.
Best Community Resilience and Disaster Response Program:
Amazon, Anheuser-Busch, The PepsiCo Foundation, and United Airlines
Best Economic Opportunity and Empowerment Program:
Chevron, Citi, IBM, and TO THE MARKET
Best Health and Wellness Program:
BD, FedEx, Johnson and Johnson, and Summit BHC
Best Sustainability Program:
The Body Shop, Microsoft, and Norfolk Southern Corporation

Learn more about the finalists here.

Corporate Citizenship Conference & Awards: Business Solves

November 16 - 17, 2022
9am - 5pm ET both days

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004)

For media relations or questions regarding registration, email Yagmur Cosar at ycosar@uschamber.com or call 202-770-9828.


About U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. We educate the public on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.