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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

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Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.

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American strength in information and technology is both a significant competitive advantage and a platform for expansive economic growth and opportunity. Business Roundtable supports policies that will leverage America’s strengths while safeguarding U.S. information and technology assets in a complex global environment. Challenges include policies that enable more intelligent and effective cybersecurity protection, global information technology (IT) policies that maximize the value of information in an interconnected world, and IT trends and their impacts on economic growth and business innovation.

Recent Activities in Technology, Internet & Innovation

October 11, 2011
News Release

The CEOs of America’s leading companies today laid out a strategy to protect U.S. economic and national security from growing global cybersecurity threats. Their plan for developing a more modern, flexible and collaborative approach to protecting America’s strategic information assets is detailed in the new Business Roundtable (BRT) report, “Mission Critical: A Public-Private Strategy for Effective Cybersecurity.”

October 11, 2011

This Business Roundtable public policy statement outlines a cohesive solution for managing new cybersecurity challenges in the coming decade. Business Roundtable CEOs believe strongly that the nation’s public and private-sector leadership must recognize the importance of addressing new cybersecurity threats, both at home and abroad.

October 5, 2011
News Release

Ten years after 9/11, the CEOs of three leading American companies will release a strategy for smarter, more effective cybersecurity to bolster the resilience of information systems that undergird U.S. economic and military strength.

November 9, 2010
News Release

Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, today announced the creation of the Information and Technology Initiative, which will address evolving information technology policy challenges facing America and foster innovative solutions that promote long-term economic sustainability.

September 25, 2007
News Release

Business Roundtable, an association of 160 chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, today released an extensive report detailing the alarming risks posed to businesses and the U.S. economy in the chance of a major Internet disruption. The report, "Growing Business Dependence on the Internet: New Risks Require CEO Action," cites the potential and widespread effects a cyber disruption could have on society and urges CEOs to take necessary action to ensure continuity of their businesses.


Committee Spotlight

As business leaders representing every sector of the economy, Business Roundtable members understand the value of information technology as platforms for expansive economic growth and opportunity. We are committed to...

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A Growth Plan for the U.S.

Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.