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.
During the 1970s, two global energy crises challenged the federal government and American businesses to diversify their energy portfolios and develop new technologies to increase efficiency and promote conservation. After these crises passed, the United States enjoyed a long period of affordable energy and stable markets. However, new supply constraints and geopolitical uncertainties coupled with surging global demand have again created a challenging energy environment for U.S. consumers and businesses.
Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers whose companies represent more than 10 million employees and provide health care coverage for more than 35 million Americans.
S.E.E. Change toolkit
We, the leaders of American business and higher education, call on Congress to act quickly on an innovation agenda that will ensure continued U.S. competitiveness, enabling Americans to succeed in the global economy. Innovation leadership creates high-wage jobs and rising incomes for Americans.
America’s major international competitors are not standing still. We cannot afford to either.
A comparison of various climate change legislative proposals in the 110th Congress (as of February 2007)
U.S. trade has been expanding and, with it, U.S. employment. An economic study conducted for the Business Roundtable found that more than 31 million U.S. jobs depended on trade in 2004.
Principles of Executive Compensation
Business Roundtable answers questions and explains concepts about international trade.
Over the past two decades, business leaders have invested time, expertise, and resources in efforts to improve K-12 education in the United States. What we have learned leads us to conclude that America's continuing efforts to improve education and develop a world-class workforce will be hampered without a federal and state commitment to early childhood education for 3- and 4-year-old children.