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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

September 22, 2016
Media Resource

Business Roundtable President Details Solutions for Advancing Long-Term Economic Interests of Shareholders, Employees and Consumers

September 21, 2016
Testimony

Business Roundtable President John Engler recently testified during the hearing, "Corporate Governance: Fostering a System that Promotes Capital Formation and Maximizes Shareholder Value."

September 14, 2016
Letter

America’s business leaders have consistently called upon Congress and the Administration to adopt smarter, more effective approaches to financial services regulation that target systemic economic risks without limiting business creativity and innovation.

August 4, 2016
News Release

Business Roundtable today published the 2016 Principles of Corporate Governance — providing public companies with the most modern guidance for upholding the highest ethical standards and delivering long-term economic value.

July 21, 2016
Letter

Our members believe that informative, clear and usable disclosures are essential to thriving capital markets and place a high value on modernizing and improving disclosures in a manner that continues to provide material information to investors. We agree that a “step-back” look aimed at improving our disclosure regime is appropriate. We are concerned that immaterial line-item disclosures and duplicative disclosure requirements both burden companies and do not provide investors with information necessary to make informed decisions.

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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.

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