Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading US companies with nearly $6 trillion in annual revenues and more than 13 million employees. BRT member companies comprise nearly 1/3 of the total value of the US stock market best more than $114 billion annually in research and development – nearly half of all private US R&D spending. Those companies pay more than $179 billion in dividends to shareholders. The BRT companies get nearly $9 billion a year in combined her contributions. (Source: Business Roundtable for 2011)
Serve your Customers, for they are the driving force for survivability. Eliminate Waste, both internally and externally. Collaboration is vital communication. Focus on your Core Assets. Be Transparent and verify your Tangible Benefits.
Accurately measure effectiveness of your strategies. Provide the underpinnings:
- Lean Accounting, Sustainability Accounting and aligning IT efforts to capture your data elements.
- Engage you auditors and listen to their improvements. These processes are your company’s linchpins to the “golden thread”.
- They must work in harmony with the marketplace to ensure success for new possibilities in the present and in the future.