Robots welding on a truck assembly line (© Carlos Osorio/AP Images)

Manufacturing Day in America [infographic]

The annual Manufacturing Day celebration (October 5) serves as a reminder of just how important the industry is to American prosperity and security.

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit needs you

Attention, entrepreneurs and investors! Applications for the July 25–26 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya are due May 18. Read on to find out more.
Hands weaving basket (© AP Images)

In photos: U.S.-Africa business partnerships flourish

Check out these U.S.-Africa business partnerships that have helped to increase trade between the U.S. and Africa by $10 billion since 2000.

Produce more, conserve more with climate-smart agriculture

With earlier planting seasons and water supplies vanishing as a result of climate change, farmers around the world need to adapt.
Photo of woman crouching in field; PepsiCo's citation for State Department's Award for Corporate Excellence (© Ashima Narain/Pepsico)

PepsiCo wins award for stewardship of India’s water

Learn how Award for Corporate Excellence winner PepsiCo is working with farmers and communities in India to shore up a scarce and vital resource: water.

The evolving global financial system

A century ago, there was little coordination of international finances. That changed substantially after World War II, and the change is continuing today.

U.S. and other Pacific Rim countries reach ‘very big deal’

In a landmark agreement, countries accounting for nearly half of the world's economy have committed to cut trade barriers and set common standards.

U.S. military completing its relief mission in Nepal

The U.S. military is winding down its emergency-response efforts in Nepal as we continue to help Nepal recover and rebuild after a devastating earthquake.
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Ask an entrepreneur: Creating the perfect pitch

A lot of people have good ideas, but it takes more than ideas to start a business. You need money. That’s why it’s important...