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February 25, 2013

America's top CEOs have an energy framework for the country that would boost economic growth, enhance energy security and promote environmental stewardship.

U.S. economic growth is linked with international trade and investment and the global marketplace like never before.

Business Roundtable members back U.S.-EU negotiations as a way to expand opportunities for growth for the United States and Europe. The trade and investment relationship is already strong:

Trade is an important engine for U.S. economic growth and jobs. With more than 30 percent of U.S. GDP tied to international trade
and investment, 95 percent of the world’s population abroad, and more than one in five U.S. jobs supported by trade, U.S. engagement in the international marketplace is more important to our nation’s economy than ever before.

BRT's 2013 CEO Growth Agenda outlines a two-pronged approach for rebuilding confidence, reducing uncertainty, and unlocking business investment and job creation through the adoption of sound public policies.

The Business Roundtable's detailed plan to strengthen and modernize Social Security and Medicare that CEOs believe must be part of any comprehensive economic growth and deficit-reduction strategy.

To effectively address the risks presented by cybersecurity threats, BRT has developed a cross-sector approach that can mature and strengthen over time and that will also improve the nation’s ability to identify gaps and measure progress.

This report aims to provide that understanding by explaining what American companies must do to succeed in today’s dynamic global economy: an explanation — based on current statistics, academic and policy research, and case studies — of the mindset, goals and methods that create success in innovative, forward-looking companies.

Target believes that consumer-driven care isn’t enough to inspire a culture of health and wellness. To succeed, companies must think beyond benefits.

As a pharmacy innovation company, CVS Caremark is dedicated to putting people on the path to better health. The company believes its commitment to health is not limited to its customers, but begins with its employees.

Caesars Entertainment is attempting to “change the paradigm” with respect to how employers approach health and wellness by migrating from a passive benefits program to an active partnership between the company and its employees.

With the Internet increasingly being used to access information on health care – 80 percent of Internet users look up health information online and 53 percent of adults 50 years and older are using or want to use mobile health (mHealth) – AT&T identified an opportunity to use technology to help its employees better manage their health.