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Closing the skills gap is a work in progress, but business leaders are moving forward on several fronts to tackle this challenge. Business Roundtable has highlighted some of the ways that America’s
A Blueprint for Renewing America's Infrastructure
U.S. companies are experiencing a very real “skills gap”—one that will become even more acute as the economy continues to grow, strengthen and add jobs over the next 15 years.
America's economy, workers and shareholders stand to benefit when U.S. public companies carry out the highest standards of governance. Business Roundtable promotes the best, modern governance practices that uphold the highest ethical standards and expand economic opportunity across the United States. These practices are detailed in the Roundtable flagship publication, Principles of Corporate Governance.
Technology breakthroughs – pioneered in the United States – have unlocked North American oil and natural gas resources that were inaccessible just a generation ago.
Infrastructure is the foundation of a modern, globally competitive and productive economy. Once the envy of the world, America’s highways, bridges, railways, airports, transit systems and waterways have deteriorated over time and urgently need repair.
Each year, Business Roundtable companies invest tens of billions of dollars in research and development on energy and environmental technologies.
Most Americans agree that the future of the U.S. economy depends on the ability of its businesses to compete globally. One of the key factors that allow U.S.
U.S. health care spending is the highest in the world, but we do not always receive the best quality in return.
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.
Business Roundtable shares the Administration’s goals of robust U.S. economic growth, more economic opportunities and well-paying jobs for Americans and improved competitiveness for U.S. companies and workers. We also concur with the Administration’s belief that the U.S. trade agenda should include high-standard and modern trade agreements, strong enforcement of U.S. trade laws and rights under U.S. trade agreements, and other initiatives to expand U.S. trade and investment opportunities and target unfair foreign trade and investment practices and unfair imports where they exist.
America’s business leaders have consistently called for a smarter, more effective approach to financial services regulation that targets systemic economic risks without limiting business creativity and innovation.
Section 385 regulations issued in October 2016 will impose excessive and unwarranted compliance and financial burdens on businesses operating in the United States, distorting investment and other business decisions.
We are a non-partisan coalition of national organizations that represent a diverse array of stakeholders in postsecondary education, including non-traditional and historically disadvantaged students, community colleges, and employers. We share a common concern that our federal higher education policies are doing too little to meet the needs of America’s diverse student population and our increasingly complex and knowledge-based economy.
We believe that NIST’s leadership in developing the voluntary and risk-based framework has improved our nation’s cybersecurity posture. Unlike prescriptive, one-size-fits-all regulations, the Framework provides the management of all sizes of organizations with a flexible approach to evaluate their cybersecurity posture as threats and vulnerabilities evolve.
In a letter to the White House, Business Roundtable says the Administration can speed infrastructure permitting by using provisions of an existing law, FAST-41.
The requirement that a company disclose the ratio of its CEO’s compensation to that of its median employee is not only immaterial to investors, it also is both costly and harmful to companies, employees and investors.
Business Roundtable responds to a request from Securities and Exchange Commission for further information on the conflict minerals rule.
CEOs’ plans for hiring and investment, and expectations for sales over the next six months jumped sharply, according to the Business Roundtable first quarter 2017 CEO Economic Outlook Survey.
This report demonstrates many different ways employers are helping to drive a health care system that delivers better health care quality and value.
Business Roundtable delivered a letter to the White House underscoring the “Top Regulations of Concern” identified by CEOs along with recommendations for minimizing their economic impact.
[Our] following comments on the proposed regulations encourage a more flexible and risk-based approach to cybersecurity that complements existing cybersecurity requirements and results in better cybersecurity outcomes for everyone.