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.

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Press ReleaseApr 27, 2021 - 4:15pm

U.S. Chamber Foundation: Science Based Mask Guidance Offers Path Forward

Michael Carney, Senior Vice President, Emerging Issues, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released the following statement today following President Biden’s remarks about the CDC new mask guidance.  

EventOct 28, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Register today for Preserving the Past Fortifying the Future on July 16

Preserving the Past Fortifying the Future

From enhancing real estate values, to fostering local businesses, preservation keeps historic main streets and downtowns economically viable. In places that have preserved their historic character, heritage tourism is a real and tangible economic force.

EventSep 29, 2020 - 8:30am to Oct 02, 2020 - 6:00pm
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FAST FORWARD SUMMMIT 2020: The people, ideas and innovations that are changing our lives, businesses, and communities

On September 29 and 30, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host a two-day, future-looking summit to highlight the people, ideas, and innovations that are shaping our lives and businesses.

Press ReleaseJun 24, 2020 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber Releases 'America’s Opportunity Gaps: By the Numbers' Examining Underlying Factors of Inequality for Black Americans, Americans of Color

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today published America’s Opportunity Gaps: By The Numbers, a compilation of research that documents the inequality of opportunity for Black Americans and people of color. Released the day before the Chamber’s National Summit on Equality of Opportunity, the report quantifies racial divides in six critical areas: education, employment, entrepreneurship, criminal justice, health, and wealth development.

EventJun 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
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Path Forward Special Edition: A Conversation with Bill and Melinda Gates

This special edition of Path Forward will feature a deep-dive conversation with Bill and Melinda Gates. We will explore the following, and much more.

Above the FoldJun 18, 2020 - 1:00pm
AI General

Our Response to Europe’s AI Proposals

As the use of AI increases, so do conversations about its regulation. Check out our response to the European Commission's AI white paper.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: States Regulating National Policy Issues ‘Presents Challenges and Uncertainties for Business’

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue warned today in his State of American Business speech that an emerging patchwork of state regulations on national economic issues presents challenges and uncertainties for business.

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.