Politics/Policy

Amidst Global Policy Uncertainty, Keep The Conversation Going

A policy proposal isn't law. Even a signed bill doesn't mean conversations should stop. As CEO, there are things you can —and should—do now that will help keep your business on a path to growth.

Opioid Litigation Has Liability Lessons Every CEO Should Worry About

When an Oklahoma judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for causing that state’s opioid crisis, business leaders were understandably distressed. Not...

What We Can Accomplish Together in a Bipartisan Country

We, as Americans, should think seriously about how our current political divide will affect future generations. What will our political legacy be? According to the Pew...

Washington Politics Cramps CEO Confidence In October Poll

Chief Executive’s October polling of CEOs found confidence in both the current and future business environment stagnating amid heightened political and economic uncertainty at...

American CEOs Should Know Free Speech Underlies CSR

America has done an excellent job of exporting capitalism around the world. But if the nation’s biggest companies fail to protect the values and freedoms that have made the U.S. a global business leader in the first place, they threaten their own futures at home and abroad.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Despite Leadership Concerns, Trump Still Seen As Most Positive Candidate for Business In CEO...

Despite deep antipathy towards his leadership style and concern about the growing impact on the economy of his trade disputes, an October poll of...

What Will Conservative Justices Mean For Business?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s fall term is sprinkled with business cases—none as momentous as the Obamacare lawsuit of 2012—but a useful window into how the court’s two newest justices will treat matters such as employment discrimination and environmental law.
Tampa Bay

2019 Regional Report: The Southeast

Pro-business climates continue to drive growth in this corner of the nation, with states like North Carolina, Tennessee and Florida attracting an outsized share of the nation's business investment.

Dear Sen. Warren: Respond to Her Letter to CEOs

We all knew this was coming. In response to The Business Roundtable's recent "Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation," presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth...

The Agenda: 6 Things CEOs Must Demand From Washington In 2020

In the run-up to the next election, CEOs—regardless of party—must push Washington to adapt pragmatic solutions to help the nation. Here are six places to start.
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CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Find Renewed Optimism Amid Disruption in Washington

CEO confidence in business conditions over the coming year has rebounded to January levels, although some note anxiety over the pending election.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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