This report outlines the economic benefits that accompany sensible immigration reform and tells the stories of several business leaders who came to America as immigrants.
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BRT's growth agenda for the U.S. economy presents a four-point plan to reopen America’s doors to the investment needed to drive innovation, economic growth and job creation.
“Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success,” is the 2014 edition of Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report, which reaffirms the business community’s commitment to ad
Making our tax system more efficient and more supportive of economic growth will have an immediate benefit to the U.S. economy — more and better-paying U.S. jobs.
U.S. economic growth and job creation depend on expanding U.S. trade and investment opportunities so U.S. companies can sell more products and services to customers around the world.
Business Roundtable proposes common sense solutions that will better secure U.S. borders; provide for consistent enforcement of laws; and encourage immigrants to come here legally, work hard and contribute to America.
America's top CEOs have an energy framework for the country that would boost economic growth, enhance energy security and promote environmental stewardship.
BRT's 2013 CEO Growth Agenda outlines a two-pronged approach for rebuilding confidence, reducing uncertainty, and unlocking business investment and job creation through the adoption of sound public policies.
BRT believes that corporate governance should be enhanced through conscientious and forward-looking action by a business community that focuses on generating long-term shareholder value with the highest degree of integrity.
By improving the regulatory process, the resulting regulations will better meet the needs of the American people in a way that does not impose unnecessary costs. This report reaffirms time-tested recommendations and focuses on particular proposals that are most relevant today.
The Business Roundtable's detailed plan to strengthen and modernize Social Security and Medicare that CEOs believe must be part of any comprehensive economic growth and deficit-reduction strategy.
To effectively address the risks presented by cybersecurity threats, BRT has developed a cross-sector approach that can mature and strengthen over time and that will also improve the nation’s ability to identify gaps and measure progress.
Taking Action on Education & Workforce Preparedness presents a practical, forward-leaning plan to equip the U.S. workforce with the skills needed to compete and succeed in the 21st century.
U.S. health care spending is the highest in the world, but we do not always receive the best quality in return.
The SEC's announcement has already and will continue to significantly affect board deliberations at companies that intended to seek exclusion of stockholder proposals because the board had planned to submit a company proposal on the same topic.
To reach America’s full potential and create greater opportunity for all Americans, the U.S. economy needs to fire on all cylinders. That level of performance requires pro-growth policies that facilitate business investment, which drives productivity gains, accelerates economic growth and promotes job creation.
Business Roundtable President John Engler testified today before the Senate Finance Committee hearing, "Jobs and a Healthy Economy."
We are writing to express opposition to using Title II of the 1934 Communications Act as the principal basis for FCC action to maintain an open Internet .
The Business Coalition for Transatlantic Trade (BCTT) is a coalition of major American and European companies and associations with significant equities in the transatlantic economy. BCTT seeks to promote growth, jobs and competitiveness through an ambitious, comprehensive and high-standard trade and investment agreement between the United States and the European Union.
Passage of TPA will help ensure that U.S. trade negotiators get the best possible outcomes for American companies, farmers and workers and will reassure our trading partners that Congress and the Administration are committed to reaching strong trade agreements.
U.S. trade continues to expand, and with it, U.S. employment. Today, nearly 40 million U.S. jobs depend on trade. This means that more than one in every five U.S. jobs is linked to exports and imports of goods and services.
Federal regulation has a profound effect on U.S. businesses. Business Roundtable CEOs recognize that some regulations are essential and help ensure that the products we consume are safe; the environment in which we live is adequately protected; and the marketplaces in which our businesses operate are fair, open and competitive. However, regulations also impose significant costs on both businesses and consumers and can reduce employment and depress growth. It is therefore imperative that federal agencies carefully consider the positive and negative impacts of proposed rules.
The Business Roundtable fourth quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook Index ‒ which provides a picture of the future direction of the U.S. economy based upon CEOs’ plans for sales, capital spending and hiring ‒ declined moderately from the third quarter, with capital spending declining the most.
CEOs were also asked to identify the two most significant factors holding back increased U.S. investment spending. In response, CEOs said that U.S. tax policy and regulatory issues are limiting U.S. investment spending.
Business Roundtable President John Engler's oral testimony at the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing regarding "FAA Reauthorization: Issues in Modernizing and Operating the Nation’s Airspace."
As America’s economy climbs back from the deepest recession in more than half a century, it faces a new challenge: Businesses cannot find enough employees with the right knowledge, skills and training to fill critical jobs. This “skills gap” is a major reason the U.S. economy has not reached its full potential predicted before the recession.1 Moreover, the problem likely will persist unless significant policy changes occur.
I am writing on behalf of the Business Roundtable to express my strong disappointment with the efforts of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to take actions against large employers who are complying with the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.