Businesses Recognized for Positive Community Impacts
Posted: Sep 09, 2014 – 04:01 PM EST
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named 24 business finalists for its 15th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards program honors businesses for their significant positive impacts in communities around the world.
“On a daily basis, businesses are working to help improve communities across the country and around the world,” said Marc DeCourcey, executive director of the U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center. “This year’s finalists show not only the multitude of ways businesses care about their communities, but also their significant positive impacts in them.”
Awards will be presented in eight categories:
Winners in each category will be selected by a panel of corporate citizenship experts, and will be named during a ceremony on November 20 in Washington, D.C.
More information about the awards and finalists is available on the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s website.
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 from this organization:U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center