Update: Statement from the Major Economies Business Forum Meeting at Copenhagen.

September Meeting at the US Chamber:

Top executives representing more than 25 million businesses from around the world met at the U.S. Chamber for the Major Economies Business Forum in advance of the UN Climate Negotiations in Copenhagen. 

At the end of the two-day summit, delegates agreed on a joint declaration that commits the international business community to exercising a leadership role in tackling climate change and contributing to a new international agreement in Copenhagen. The declaration also touches on economic development, energy security and efficiency, technology and finance. 

Read more about the summit here:

Global Business Organizations Call for Greater Role in Negotiations (press release)

Governor Manchin, Senator Alexander Address International Business Executives as U.S. Chamber Climate Summit Kicks Off  (press release)

Remarks by Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce at the Welcoming Dinner  (speech)

Declaration of the Major Economies Business Forum on Energy Security and Climate Change (joint statement)