In September 2015, more than 190 world leaders committed to 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) that serve as a global rallying point for civil society and public and private sectors to join together to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.
Since last week, 11 people have been killed and 40,000 homes damaged in what officials have described as some of the worst flooding ever to hit the state of Louisiana. Around 8,400 people remain in emergency shelters, days after the deluge began last Friday.
The U.S. workforce, widely acknowledged to be the best educated in the world a half century ago, is now among the least well-educated.
An astounding two billion people around the world still lack access to modern financial services. While the finance gap is most acute in the developing world, communities and businesses across the United States also lack adequate access to finance.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recognized the work of outstanding entrepreneurs from around the globe, as it hosted the 2016 World StartUp Cup in Washington D.C. on August 4 and 5.
Examining the serious conversations America must have about the future of work.