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.
Access to reliable, affordable energy undergirds U.S. national and economic security, and a clean, healthy environment is essential for economic prosperity now and for future generations. Business Roundtable supports policies that capitalize on America’s strengths in technology and energy diversity to maximize U.S. energy options and preserve environmental quality. The business community has a special obligation to step forward and help build an environmentally and economically sustainable future.
Recent Activities in Energy & Environment
Business Roundtable today welcomed President Obama’s directive to federal agencies and departments to achieve greater energy efficiency improvements in federal buildings.
On behalf of the more than 200 CEO members of Business Roundtable, who lead major American companies operating in every sector of the U.S. economy, I write to convey Business Roundtable’s strong endorsement for Congressional approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project.
On behalf of the more than 200 CEO members of Business Roundtable, who lead major American companies operating in every sector of the U.S. economy, I write to convey Business Roundtable’s strong support for the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014, S. 2262, and respectfully request that this vital legislation be brought to the Senate floor for a vote as expeditiously as possible.
In the seventh annual Business Roundtable report on sustainability, America’s business leaders share how their companies have ramped up sustainability efforts and are measurably improving the quality of life in communities in America and around the world.
Business Roundtable today released Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success – a compilation of CEO testimonials on how America’s business leaders are driving effective environmental efforts and promoting sustainable business practices.