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WSP USA Projects Recognized in America’s Transportation Awards Top 12

Of the firm’s projects selected for awards at the regional level, four are being considered for national honors.
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NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, had 11 projects receive regional recognition by the America’s Transportation Awards. Four projects are among 12 finalists “credited with making travel across America safer, better, and more accessible to motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians alike.”

Merck Partners With the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Others to Launch the Save Small Business Fund

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affects patients and communities, but it also has had a troubling impact on the small business community. To help offset that impact, Merck has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, founding partner Vistaprint, and several other organizations to launch the Save Small Business Fund, a grant program to provide financial assistance to small business owners impacted by the pandemic. 

Building a Healthier Workplace with Lessons from America’s Veterans

By Mike Katz, Executive Vice President of T-Mobile for Business
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This month has been an incredible one for T-Mobile and our community of military-veteran employees. Not only did we send 120 employees to march in the New York City Veterans Day parade and host an inspirational talk by Vernice “Flygirl” Armour, America’s first African American fighter pilot at our headquarters, but all week long our halls were bustling with stories and conversations about veterans in the workplace.

How to Invest in Africa

The African Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility
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Africa has always brimmed with potential. Its dynamic history, tapestry of cultures, and varied geography have both preserved its rich vitality and to some extent, created barriers to the continent reaching its full potential. It is the world’s fastest-growing region for direct foreign investment, yet investors in the United States are still reluctant to dive in.

Booz Allen Hamilton Receives Military Spouse Employment Award

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Management consulting and technology firm Booz Allen Hamilton was honored with the USAA Military Spouse Employment and Mentoring Award,USAA Military Spouse Employment and Mentoring Award,USAA Military Spouse Employment and Mentoring Award by Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S.  Chamber of Commerce, on November 1. The award is given for “demonstrated hiring and support of military spouses in their search for meaningful employment in the private sector.” Booz Allen also received the award in 2012.

Join U.S. Surgeon General and Business Leaders for the Health Means Business National Summit!

Register today and join us in D.C. February 15—16
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Registration today for the inaugural Health Means Business National Summit and Healthy10 Awards! Hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Summit will convene innovative businesses of all sizes to discuss the link between business and health and inspire action.

WHEN: February 15-16, 2017

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Helps Companies Reimagine the Future of Business

The Circular Economy: Supply Chain Reinvented
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Breaking news from the frontlines of business—the world’s largest corporations are throwing away money.

A Sustainable Legacy: How the Ray C. Anderson Foundation Builds Circular Economy Opportunities

Reprinted from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center Blog
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I believe that when a visionary passes away, his or her vision becomes known by another word: legacy.  As Ray’s grandson and the Executive Director of the Foundation that bears his name, I strive to advance that legacy along with the rest of his family.  We are grantmakers, supporting innovative initiatives that advance environmental sustainability.  Our primary partners are some of the most effective environmental nonprofits and higher education institutions in the world.  That said, we remain true to Ray’s fundamental belief that business and industry is the sector that

U.S. Chamber Foundation Names Winners of 15th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards

Businesses Recognized for Positive Impacts Around the World
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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center last night recognized eight companies for their accomplishments in corporate citizenship during the 15th annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards program honors businesses for their significant positive impacts in communities around the world.“The winners of this year’s Citizens Awards illustrate how every day businesses serve as a powerful force for good,” U.S. Chamber Foundation President John R. McKernan said.

NW&RA Asks EPA to Withdraw its “Waters of the U.S.” Proposal

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has joined more than 300 other trade groups nationwide in calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposed "Waters of the U.S." regulation.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) has joined more than 300 other trade groups nationwide in calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposed "Waters of the U.S." regulation.

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