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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.

More Than Leaders. Leadership.

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.

About BRT

U.S. corporations employ millions of American workers, create opportunity for employees and shareholders, drive innovation, improve the lives of consumers, and provide health care and other benefits to American families. The way corporations are governed directly affects the well-being of employees, shareholders and consumers.

Business Roundtable advocates for corporate governance policies that help create long-term value, advance the economic interests of workers, shareholders and consumers, and uphold the highest ethical standards.

Recent Activities in Corporate Governance

July 1, 2014
News Release

More Substantial Reform Needed to Ensure Accountability by Proxy Advisory Firms and Their Clients.

June 24, 2014
News Release

Business Roundtable today welcomed passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End User Relief Act, which includes key end-user provisions.

June 16, 2014

Business Roundtable strongly supports important provisions included in H.R. 4413 that will reform derivatives regulation to focus more effectively on addressing potential systemic economic risk.

December 3, 2013
News Release

Business Roundtable, representing CEOs of leading U.S. companies from every sector of the economy, today raised questions about the efficacy, relevance and value to investors of the CEO pay ratio rule proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Roundtable noted that compliance with the proposed rule would be unnecessarily costly and burdensome and offered recommendations for revising it to make it significantly more practical to implement.

December 2, 2013

We appreciate the opportunity to comment on the rules proposed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) to implement Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), as set forth in the Commission’s accompanying proposing release.


Committee Spotlight

As business leaders representing every sector of the American economy, Business Roundtable members uphold the highest standards of ethics, integrity and sound governance. Our CEO members represent the best in responsible corporate citizenship, supporting jobs and long-term economic opportunity in communities across the United States.

Growth Agenda

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.