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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.

MGM National Harbor: A Case Study in Trust and Corporate Citizenship

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The Opportunity

At the end of 2013, MGM Resorts International had the capacity to operate in three states – Nevada, Mississippi, and Michigan. At beginning of 2014, another state was added to that list: Maryland.

The path leading to the Maryland expansion was a multiyear process. In 2012, the state passed Question 7. The bill opened up gaming, including the creation of a new casino in Prince George’s County (adjacent to Washington, D.C). The bill also created a competitive bidding process, which MGM won in late 2013 after besting two other contenders.

Free Roundtable: The Energy-Water-Food Nexus

Learn About Risks and Opportunities for the Private Sector on Dec. 12
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New Report: Building a Healthier World: Private Sector Solutions that Save Lives

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Businesses play a critical role as stewards of health and wellness in their communities. The latest report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Building a Healthier World: Private Sector Solutions that Save Lives, explores how businesses save lives through innovation, strategic partnerships, and a drive for creating a healthier world.

Media Advisory: U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Corporate Citizenship Conference

Join Business Leaders to Explore the Impact of Business Engagement in Communities
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WASHINGTON, D.C., /3BL Media/ -The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host its annual corporate citizenship conference, titled “The Impact Equation: Stronger Business, Greater Results, Better World.” With business engagement in communities stronger than ever, the event will explore how businesses and partners can work together to create measurable, lasting impacts around the world. 

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Register: Hear CEO Corporate Citizenship Lessons This September

Join the Impact Equation 9/8-10 in Washington D.C.
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Plenary Discussion: Lessons from the Top: CEOs for Impact

Free Roundtable: Sourcing STEM Skills for America with Industry Talent Pipelines

Join the Impact Equation Roundtable on Sept. 8
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Numerous national conversations over the past few years have been concerned with how best to find and prepare talent to provide US industry with skilled and capable workers.  A recurring theme in these discussions has been a somewhat generalized call for “partnerships” between industry—representing the “demand side” of the challenge—and educators—representing the “supply side.” However, exactly how such partnerships should work efficiently and remain effective has largely been undefined.

Register Today! USCCF's Corporate Citizenship Conference

Join the Impact Equation September 8-10 in DC
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Join us on September 8-10 for  the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's annual corporate citizenship conference. This year's theme, The Impact Equation: Stronger Business, Greater Results, Better World, is focused on results.

Featured Sessions include:

Run a $100 Million Triple-Bottom-Line Company for Five Years, in Just 3 days

What if new technology-enabled, hands-on training programs could help business people gain years of sustainability leadership insight in just days?
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Andrew Winston, author of The Big Pivot, saw a demo of the GlobStrat program recently and here’s what he said about it: "What's interesting about the GlobStrat game is how it sets up real-world conditions. Players can't avoid dealing with the hard stuff of debt, balance sheets, global competition and multi-year investment time frames. It forces you to grapple with the financial and business realities that go into achieving a triple-bottom-line result for the long term."

New Report Details How Businesses Impact Disaster Response

Changing the Game Features More Than 25 Business Case Studies
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Businesses have a vital role to play in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Changing the Game: How Business Innovations Reduce the Impact of Disasters, explores how businesses have reduced the impact of disasters around the world.

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