By Matt Sonnesyn, VP, Infrastructure, Energy & Environment

Business Roundtable remains deeply concerned about the urgent, growing threat of a changing climate and supports congressional action to prevent its worst potential outcomes. A new United Nations report released last Friday estimates the world is on a path to realize 2.7°C…


By Patrick Decker, President and CEO, Xylem Inc.

Two years ago, this week, Business Roundtable got a lot of attention for making what might have seemed, to some, a rather obvious assertion: that corporate purpose and responsibility don’t end with shareholders. Obvious or not, it sparked plenty of comment. …


By Cathy Schultz, Vice President, Tax and Fiscal Policy, Business Roundtable

As you may have seen, there’s a new Reuters piece circulating claiming that “U.S. companies pay less income tax than their overseas competitors and would likely continue to do so under a tax hike proposed by President Joe Biden.”…


Q2 CEO Economic Survey Shows ‘Economy Is Back on Track,’ Policies Key to Bolstering Economic Recovery, Sustained Growth & Jobs

Business Roundtable yesterday released its Q2 2021 CEO Economic Outlook Survey, which signaled that the U.S. economy is back on track and revealed record plans for hiring in the wake…


By Lance Fritz, Chairman, President & CEO, Union Pacific, Chair of Business Roundtable Trade and International Committee

Jacob Wallenberg, Chair of the Board of Investor AB, Chair of the European Round Table for Industry (ERT) Trade & Market Access Committee

Later this week, the leaders of the United States and…


By George Oliver, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Controls and Chair, Business Roundtable Energy and Environment Committee

As Earth Week 2021 comes to a close, I wanted to share some reflections on how together leaders in government and business are leading the way to a sustainable, lower carbon…


By Dane Linn and Cheryl Oldham

The pandemic’s impact on Americans’ daily lives is so pervasive that it’s difficult to grasp how deep and long-lasting its effects will be. Yet when it comes to our nation’s students, we’re already seeing the adverse impacts, particularly on their educational outcomes. …


This year in particular has shown that businesses can’t operate in isolation. We can’t just be focused on efficient production, sales growth and bottom line results. We must contribute more than jobs, products and returns to society, and people — rightfully — expect us to step up even more when…


On August 19, 2019, Business Roundtable CEOs — the leaders of some of the largest U.S. companies — signed a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation that committed companies to serve not only their shareholders, but also to deliver value to their customers, invest in employees, deal fairly…


It’s been a year since the Business Roundtable took a bold position in redefining the purpose of a corporation, inviting businesses to not only serve shareholders but to create value for all stakeholders. Vistra is proud to be among the original signatories to this pledge. …

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