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U.S. companies are experiencing a very real “skills gap”—one that will become even more acute as the economy continues to grow, strengthen and add jobs over the next 15 years.
America's economy, workers and shareholders stand to benefit when U.S. public companies carry out the highest standards of governance. Business Roundtable promotes the best, modern governance practices that uphold the highest ethical standards and expand economic opportunity across the United States. These practices are detailed in the Roundtable flagship publication, Principles of Corporate Governance.
Level Set presents the facts that should be the starting point for any political or policy debate. Backed by solid sourcing, it lays a firm foundation for understanding the issues facing U.S. policymakers.
Technology breakthroughs – pioneered in the United States – have unlocked North American oil and natural gas resources that were inaccessible just a generation ago.
Transportation infrastructure is the backbone of a modern, competitive and productive economy. Stretched beyond capacity by the demands of today’s global economy and a growing population, America’s transportation infrastructure provides an opportunity for policymakers to reinvest in a critical driver of our entire economy.
Each year, Business Roundtable companies invest tens of billions of dollars in research and development on energy and environmental technologies.
Most Americans agree that the future of the U.S. economy depends on the ability of its businesses to compete globally. One of the key factors that allow U.S.
U.S. health care spending is the highest in the world, but we do not always receive the best quality in return.
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.
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.
On behalf of Business Roundtable, I write to applaud your introduction of the “Medicare Quality Enhancement Act.” This bill marks an important step forward to provide consumers, providers, plans and purchasers with actionable information.
Business Roundtable's second quarter 2007 CEO Economic Outlook Survey shows that leaders of America’s top companies continue to see the U.S. economy in a stable position moving forward with generally favorable business conditions.
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.
Business Roundtable's first quarter 2007 CEO Economic Outlook Survey shows that leaders of America's top companies continue to see the U.S. economy in a stable growth position moving forward, with conditions generally favorable for business expansion.
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.