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

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
Bill and Melinda Gates on A Path Forward promo graphic

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.

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.