Business Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainability

Top U.S. CEOs Detail Environmental, Sustainability Achievements

Washington — Business Roundtable today released Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work — testimonials from America’s leading CEOs detailing how their companies promote effective environmental stewardship, sustainable business practices and economic growth.

The report and accompanying videos highlight how America’s largest companies are leveraging people and technology to improve the quality of life for people around the world.

“Across the board, Business Roundtable companies deliver extraordinary innovations that make life better,” said Nicholas K. Akins, Chairman, President and CEO of American Electric Power, and Chair of the Business Roundtable Energy and Environment Committee. “This report tells the stories of companies putting people and technology to work to solve problems and make a real difference in people’s lives.”

Now in its ninth year, the annual Business Roundtable sustainability report documents how U.S. companies are doing well by doing good — harnessing the power of people and technology to solve the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges. The 133 CEOs who participated this year share their stories about how their companies are creating solutions that improve the quality of life in communities around the world. Visit to explore these remarkable achievements.

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