The Pillars of a Secure Future
Developed in 2012 with input from NC Chamber members, and put into action under the guidance of the NC Chamber Foundation starting in 2013, North Carolina Vision 2030 focuses on the three key issue areas identified by our members as those most important for our state’s continued economic competitiveness – Education and Talent Supply, Competitive Business Climate, and Infrastructure and Growth Leadership.
The Progress and the Plan
Having made great strides in the first five years of Vision 2030’s implementation, we continue onward with a guiding set of strategic initiatives geared for 2019-2023. Read about them below.
Education and Talent Supply
North Carolina must develop and maintain a first-rate, leading talent pipeline by aligning education and workforce development systems that are effective, agile, accountable, flexible, and consistently produce a competitive, diverse, and world-class workforce.
Competitive Business Climate
While North Carolina is appearing near the top of an increasing number of noteworthy business climate rankings, we cannot be complacent as other states are constantly working to be more competitive. North Carolina must continually strive to position its business climate more competitively in order to foster an entrepreneurial climate, attract new investment, and create and retain more jobs for North Carolinians.
Infrastructure and Growth Leadership
North Carolina must identify ways to continue investing in the development and maintenance of sound physical infrastructure, including transportation (roads, railroads and ports), water and sewer, energy and broadband/advanced communications to meet the demands of population and economic growth.
We’re five years in. Will you join us for the final stretch of Vision 2030?
With strong leadership and support from the business community across the state, the next several years will be a time of dynamic growth and opportunity. To learn more about how you can get involved and support the efforts of the NC Chamber Foundation, click below.