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Business Roundtable CEOs Are Responding to COVID-19

The CEOs of America's leading companies recognize the magnitude of the COVID-19 crisis and are focused on ways to support employees, customers, communities and the country.

As the nation navigates this challenging time and we rebuild together, our members remain committed to all stakeholders as outlined in the Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. The health and safety of American workers and consumers remains the top priority of Business Roundtable CEOs.


Our member companies are taking action to protect their employees and customers, developing new diagnostic tools and treatments, providing facilities for testing, procuring and producing critical medical equipment, and contributing expertise, financial resources and supplies across the country.

Looking ahead, safely getting back to business is not just important for the health of the economy, but for the health and well-being of all Americans. As states and regions around the country begin to reopen, success is contingent on proper safety measures, consistent guidelines and ample testing being in place, as well as public and private sector coordination.


The federal government has issued guidance for what health care providers, businesses, community organizations and individuals can do to keep the public safe and reduce the spread of COVID-19. As state and local governments continue to develop specific requirements and guidelines for their unique circumstances, Business Roundtable encourages them to align their efforts with federal guidance and each other to the greatest extent possible.


Extraordinary work has been and continues to be done by large U.S. companies to safely support the economy and deliver essential services to American families across the country through this unprecedented economic disruption. As the nation undertakes the work of economic reopening and recovery, Business Roundtable CEOs will continue to work with policymakers at all levels and experts to enable a safe and rapid recovery.



CEO Response

Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz on measures their company is taking to help workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Target CEO Brian Cornell on the expansion of employee benefits during Coronavirus pandemic

Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol on raises for hourly employees amid the Coronavirus pandemic

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman on importance of testing on reopening the economy

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey on business impact of COVID-19

Cummins CEO Tom Linebarger on 3M Partnership in making respirators in response to COVID-19

Chubb CEO Evan Greenburg on working together to reopen the economy

Huntington Ingalls CEO Mike Petters on supporting employees and COVID-19 response

Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra on taking care of the communities in which they operate during COVID-19 pandemic

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on protecting employees during COVID-19

Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell on ensuring employees are protected, supporting customers, and technological impact of COVID-19

Land O'Lakes CEO: Coronavirus causing 'tremendous volatility' in commodities

Cigna CEO David Cordani Speaks with CNBC’s Bertha Coombs on “Squawk on the Street” Today

Abbott Labs CEO says rapid coronavirus tests prioritized for frontline workers

Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine could scale up to a billion doses by end of 2021: CEO

Johnson & Johnson CEO on how close company is to coronavirus vaccine

Dow Expands Hand Sanitizer Production to Fight Coronavirus

Johnson & Johnson CEO announces vaccine candidate with high degree of probability

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey on Coronavirus

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth on COVID-19

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson's interview on COVID-19's impact on hospitality industry

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on how internet providers are helping with connectivity during COVID-19

NASDAQ CEO: The system is resilient

President & CEO of Land O’Lakes Beth Ford talks food production in the US during COVID-19

Qualcomm CEO on coronavirus impact on importance of 5G connectivity during COVID-19

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins discusses how Webex video-calling services is helping during COVID-19

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on how the company is assisting in coronavirus fallout

Boston Consulting Group CEO Rich Lesser on how they are helping companies navigating coronavirus

Mark Sutton joined CNBC 's Squawk Box this morning to discuss International Paper's critical role in keeping the global supply chain moving during the COVID-19 pandemic

FedEx CEO Fred Smith on private sector stepping up during COVID-19

LEADERSHIP IN ACTION ON COVID-19 

Business Roundtable CEOs are leading their companies through this difficult, unprecedented time period. While all stakeholders are top of mind, CEOs are especially focused on their employees, customers, communities and their small and medium size business suppliers. 

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