The Chamber’s mission is to attract, retain, and grow jobs for the city and region. We follow principles of economic competitiveness to guide our public policy.
Over the past six years, the Chamber’s Roadmap for Growth initiative has been engaging and uniting Chamber members with a broad swath of civic and neighborhood organizations to lift and improve Philadelphia’s economic and civic life. Building on this work, the Chamber has launched the new PHL Neighborhood Growth Project (NGP) to leverage the ideas and conversations that started in Roadmap into proactive policies that nurture inclusive growth.
NGP focuses on four key areas:
- Inclusive Growth and Good Jobs
- Workforce Modernization
- Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods
- Putting People First at City Hall
Among the policies gaining support are […]
On April 29, Grow PA launched its 2019-2020 Legislative Priorities agenda, a roadmap for legislators aimed at advancing the most critical components of economic growth to better Pennsylvania’s jobs, population, and economy.
Melonease Shaw, President and CEO, Maven, Inc., discusses the importance of inclusive growth in Philadelphia's neighborhoods.
Is Philadelphia growing? It depends on who you ask — and how you define growth. To answer this question, we benchmarked Philadelphia against nine peer cities and looked at the same data at the neighborhood level.
The PHL Neighborhood Growth Project Policy Platform focuses on expanding prosperity to every neighborhood and fighting Philadelphia’s highest among big cities poverty rate.
The Chamber announces a new initiative which will help educate voters and candidates during the 2019 elections.
From meeting with Congressional Members on Capitol Hill to having lunch with their staffers, our members are helping to advance our business community at the federal level.
Goldstone provides concrete strategies for employers to respond to the opioid epidemic in the workplace.
With a new year comes exciting events and initiatives at the Chamber. In keeping with our mission to foster growth in Greater Philadelphia, we're putting a focus on our advocacy efforts, enhancing opportunities for HR, championing small businesses, and sparking ideas and innovation for the region.