Welcome by Benoît PotierERT Chairman

The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) is a forum bringing together around 50 Chief Executives and Chairmen of major multinational companies of European parentage covering a wide range of industrial and technological sectors.  Companies of ERT Members are widely situated across Europe, with combined revenues exceeding € 2,250 billion, sustaining around 6.8 million jobs in the region. They invest more than € 50 billion annually in R&D, largely in Europe.

ERT advocates policies at both national and European levels, with the goal of improving European competitiveness, growth and employment.

Latest Documents

Press Release

Outcome of the UK EU Referendum

European companies must forge new partnerships with UK so both regions can continue to thrive.

The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT), whilst respecting today’s outcome, is disappointed that the people of the United Kingdom have voted in favour of leaving the European Union.
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Press Release

Why Europe matters

Letter to the press from Members of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT)

The European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) published a letter today signed by its Members - 51 business leaders of major European companies - calling for renewed confidence in the European Union and emphasising that Europe matters.
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Position Paper

Intra-EU mobility of VET apprentices

The intra-EU mobility of VET apprentices was recently discussed at different forums at EU level, including the Pact for Youth, the Alliance for Apprenticeships and the European Parliament. MEP Ernest Maragall (Greens, ES) prepared an own initiative report on “Erasmus+ and other tools to foster...
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