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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

Business Roundtable supports policies that will support a world-class workforce equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to help America lead in global innovation, drive robust economic growth and foster job creation. We are committed to ensuring all students and workers are prepared to work and ready to succeed.

Recent Activities in Education & Workforce

December 1, 2015
News Release

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, states will have more discretion than under No Child Left Behind, but they will be responsible for working within federal guardrails to design systems that assure genuine equity and excellence for all students.

November 18, 2015
News Release

Business Roundtable released a series of video testimonials from member CEOs who discuss the impact the skills gap has had on their businesses and outline the steps they are taking to help close the gap.

November 12, 2015
Letter

Both the Senate and House versions of ESEA legislation contain elements that business leaders support, but more needs to be done to deliver a meaningful education to our students.

November 4, 2015
News Release

The seven guiding principles seek to increase the quality, affordability and relevance of educational opportunities supported by HEA reauthorization.

October 28, 2015
Report

Business Roundtable CEOs believe it is time to take action to improve education and workforce training.

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Committee Spotlight

As business leaders representing every sector of the economy, Business Roundtable members know that the American economy thrives when U.S. workers have the levels of education and training needed to succeed...

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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