Emerging Issues

The Emerging Issues program of the U.S. Chamber Foundation provides research and insight into the issues impacting the free enterprise system and the business community.

Recent Activity

CommentNov 14, 2017 - 3:30pm

C_TEC Submits Comments to NHTSA on Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s ("NHTSA") recently issued Notice and Request for Comments on Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety (the "Voluntary Guidance") advances the dialogue on the appropriate national framework to facilitate the investment and innovation necessary for U.S. companies to claim a leadership role in this new era of transportation. The U.S.

EventSep 22, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

The Internet of Everything: Data, Networks & Opportunities

During this program, data and connectivity champions will showcase and discuss the promise and potential of data-driven innovation and the implications and rewards of future technologies.

Above the FoldFeb 16, 2015 - 9:00am

On Net Neutrality: Don’t Break the Internet

We recognize that the issue of net neutrality divides the tech community, but there can be no neutrality as far as the U.S. Chamber is concerned.

Press ReleaseOct 07, 2014 - 7:45am

U.S. Chamber Foundation Report Highlights Benefits of Data-Driven Innovation

Industry Experts Provide Insights on How Data Is Changing Business and the Economy

Above the FoldOct 06, 2014 - 5:00pm
Big data could generate $3 trillion in additional value each year.

Big Data Means Big Opportunities for Consumers, Businesses

A recent McKinsey report estimates that improved use of data could generate $3 trillion in additional value each year in seven industries.

Above the FoldJul 15, 2014 - 9:15am

Big Data Lends a Hand to Small Business

When small businesses can access and use big data applications, that’s a recipe for economic growth all around.

Above the FoldJul 08, 2014 - 8:45am

Report: With Private Investment, U.S. Has Edge in Broadband Deployment

“U.S. Ranks Behind Latvia in Offering Top-Speed Broadband Connections,” the headline in a June 27 Wall Street Journal brief announced. The headline’s implication was clear: U.S.

Above the FoldJul 01, 2014 - 8:45am

The World Cup and the Data Revolution

What’s especially exciting about soccer these days is that a good chunk of that action can be tracked and analyzed, offering teams and fans greater insights into how the game is played.

Above the FoldJun 27, 2014 - 11:30am

Beyond the World Cup: Soccer for Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets

With the right strategy, corporations can pick up where the World Cup leaves off, taking on some of Brazil’s fundamental development challenges that many citizens feel have been unaddressed by the World Cup preparations.

Above the FoldMay 28, 2014 - 10:00am

Reality Star Says Detroit is Making a Comeback

There are few businesses tougher than pawnbroker. And there are few places tougher to run a business than Detroit. So when Detroit pawn shop owner Les Gold, star of truTV’s reality series "Hardcore Pawn" says his city is on the comeback, it certainly gives that assertion some credence.