America’s business leaders welcome Senate passage of bipartisan legislation championed by Chairman Murkowski and Senator Cantwell to modernize U.S. energy policy,” said Nicholas K. Akins, Chairman,
Access to reliable, affordable energy undergirds U.S. national and economic security, and a clean, healthy environment is essential for economic prosperity now and for future generations. Business Roundtable supports policies that capitalize on America’s strengths in technology and energy diversity to maximize U.S. energy options and preserve environmental quality. The business community has a special obligation to step forward and help build an environmentally and economically sustainable future.
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Top CEOs Describe How Their Companies Are Protecting the Environment, Improving Quality of Life.
In the ninth annual Business Roundtable Sustainability Report, America’s top business leaders share how their companies have put people and technology to work to improve the quality of life in communities across America and around the world. Business Roundtable members are working to:
Create Jobs and Economic Opportunity
Grow The U.S. Economy
Sustain And Enhance Quality of Life
Business Roundtable today released Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work — testimonials from America’s leading CEOs detailing how their companies promote effective environmental stewardship, sustainable business practices and economic growth.
The United States is now the world’s number one oil producer and removing this artificial export restriction will strengthen our nation’s strategic position in global energy markets.
This legislation will enhance U.S. energy security and promote increased economic growth.
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Momentum for America
In 2016, Business Roundtable will focus its efforts on greater job expansion and economic growth – national priorities that are inextricably linked. Informing our plan is our collective business experience as CEOs of America’s leading companies, experience that tells us what it takes to build momentum for the United States in in 2016 and beyond.