On March 7, Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Head of Workforce Effectiveness in North America, joined an esteemed panel of speakers in Washington D.C., at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and U.S. Department of State’s eighth International Women's Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. This year’s forum focused on how private and public stakeholders can combine their resources and skills to achieve gender parity. Balaji discussed the need for gender innovations in education and training and what TCS is doing to impact and prom
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today began accepting nominations for its annual Citizens Awards, which recognize businesses for their positive impact on society.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the business community is mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts.
Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center for a coordination call to discuss the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. On the call, hear from companies, NGOs, and multilateral organizations about the response and recovery plan in impacted areas, current humanitarian efforts in place, and what your company can do to help.
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named 24 finalists for the 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards. For the 18th year, and in partnership with the USA TODAY Network, the awards honor businesses and chambers of commerce from around the world for positive social and community initiatives.
The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has led to extreme flooding in Texas over the past few days and damaged homes and businesses, displaced families and individuals, and left at least eight fatalities in the region. In the wake of disasters such as these, a multi-sector response effort is critical.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a dynamic space—businesses of all sizes are constantly innovating and finding new ways to make an even greater impact in the communities where they operate. For CSR professionals, keeping up on these trends and best practices are crucial to both your professional growth and your ability to make a sustained impact through your work.
As you consider your priorities for 2018—I encourage you to put your professional development at the top of that list.
by Jeff Terry, Global Head of CSR at Amway Corporation
Now more than ever, businesses (and their partners) are leaning on their expertise and innovations, and not just philanthropy, to solve global problems. At the same time, relationships have become more than a “name only” association between organizations; there needs to be a 100 percent transparent partnership.
So, what are the key lessons for building a robust partnership?