Challenges and Opportunities of Global Growth: A Conversation with Sam Allen
John Deere, an iconic U.S.-based company, is a global leader in providing advanced products and services around the world. Deere chairman and chief executive officer Sam Allen discusses meeting the world's increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure; and the company's first 175 years and its ambitious growth plans.
This meeting is part of the Corporate Program's CEO Speaker Series, which provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aims to educate the CFR membership on the private sector's important role in the policy debate by engaging the global business community's top leadership.
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A decade ago the United States had the lowest share of long-term unemployed workers among developed nations. But today U.S. long-term unemployment levels are nearly as high as those in Europe, despite stronger overall U.S. economic performance. This Progress Report and Scorecard demonstrates that U.S. federal employment and training programs that assist job seekers do little to help the long-term unemployed prepare for different careers.