From inel’s blog, ‘Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers (CEOs) of leading U.S. companies with $4.5 trillion in annual revenues and more than 10 million employees. Member companies comprise nearly a third of the total value of the U.S. stock markets and represent over 40 percent of all corporate income taxes paid. Collectively, they returned $112 billion in dividends to shareholders and the economy in 2005.’
This is what these leaders have to say in their climate change statement PDF today, July 17, 2007. Click here.
It makes for an interesting read and shows that finally, more important stakeholders are beginning to get involved with the US climate change debate….because they have to. At last count there are seven climate change bills up for debate. The Business Roundtable knows that one of them is going to get through so they’ve now made their thoughts known.