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U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Corporate Responsibility Conference

Event Will Explore the Importance of Business, Coalitions in Driving Change Around Social Issues

Submitted by: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center

Categories: Events, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Oct 02, 2013 – 12:14 PM EST


WASHINGTON, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) will host its annual corporate responsibility conference, titled "The Network Effect: How Business Drives Progress." The event will bring together business leaders from a variety of industries to discuss specific corporate responsibility efforts, as well as strategies for creating greater community impact through collaboration.


  • The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • The Honorable John R. McKernan, President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Marc DeCourcey, Executive Director of BCLC, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Janet Foutty, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Glen Morrison, President, Alcoa Building and Construction Systems, Alcoa
  • James J. Murren, Chairman and CEO, MGM Resorts International
  • Hugh Welsh, President, DSM North America
  • Rhonda Mims, President, ING Foundation and Head of Office Corporate& Responsibility, ING U.S.
  • Jim Coughlan, President, Customer Solutions, UPS
  • Scott Jackson, President and CEO, Global Impact
  • Carolyn Berkowitz, Managing Vice President, Community Affairs and President, Capital One Foundation, Community Affairs, Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Bill Goodwyn, President and CEO, Discovery Education and Strategic Distribution, Discovery Communications
  • Michael Jacobson, Director, Corporate Responsibility, Intel
  • Lance Chrisman, Executive Director, WellPoint Foundation

A full list of speakers is available here.

WHAT:                 The Network Effect: How Business Drives Progress

WHEN:                 October 9 – 11, 2013

                                Full agenda is available here.

WHERE:               U.S. Chamber Headquarters, 1615 H Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20062

Join the conversation via Twitter using hashtag #CRNetworks

RSVP:                   Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, e-mail Bailey Jacobs at or call 202-230-1877 by 5:00 p.m. on Oct 8.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy, and the global business environment.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

For more information, please contact:

Bailey Jacobs Senior Manager, Communications
Phone: 202-230-1877
Twitter: @ChamberBCLC


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