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U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Corporate Citizenship Conference

Event Will Feature Leaders, Explore How to Build Successful Business Engagement

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

Categories: Events, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Sep 29, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST


WASHINGTON, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) will host its annual corporate citizenship conference, titled “Connect the Dots: How Businesses Solve Global Challenges Locally.” This year’s conference will focus on how businesses build engagements that align local impact to global strategy and will showcase successful business examples.

Additionally, USCCF will announce the winners of the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Awards, which recognizes businesses for positively impacting society through social and environmental programs.


  • Suzanne Clark, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • Daymond John, Founder & CEO, FUBU; Star of ABC's Shark Tank and; CEO, Shark Branding

  • Soledad O'Brien, CEO, Starfish Media Group

  • JJ Ramberg, host of the MSNBC programYour Business

  • Shannon Schuyler, Principal, Chief Purpose Officer, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, PwC; President, The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

  • Hugh Welsh, President and General Counsel, DSM North America

  • Blair Taylor, Chief Community Officer, Starbucks

  • Connie M. Yowell, CEO of; Director of Education, MacArthur Foundation

  • Geoff Bastow, President, Global Customer Solutions Group, UPS

  • Hugh Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Global Poverty Project

  • Patrick Gaston, President, Western Union Foundation

  • Lori Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Microsoft

  • Elliot Kotek, Co-Founder and Content Chief, Not Impossible

  • Richard Leach, President and CEO, World Food Program USA

An agenda and full list of speakers is available here.


Connect the Dots: How Businesses Solve Global Challenges Locally  


Monday – Wednesday, October 5 – 7, 2015


Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20004


Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, e-mail Bailey Jacobs at or call 202-230-1877.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how the free enterprise system improves society and the economy.

For more information, please contact:

Phone: 202-230-1877


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