Read the full text of CBI leaders' addresses on key business issues
John Cridland speech to Sustainable Energy event
'Whichever way you look at it, we’re going to need investment in a balanced energy portfolio if we are to ensure a secure, low-carbon and affordable system for the future'
John Cridland speech to the China Business Council
'The combination of British expertise with Chinese ambition can be very powerful indeed. In this respect we are the ideal "Partners for Growth"'
John Cridland speech to the Kings College London Policy Institute
'The UK needs a workforce equipped with the relevant skills to be productive in the future, we need to invest in our infrastructure if we want it to be world class, and I would suggest that we need a reinvigorated relationship with a reformed Europe.'
Neil Bentley speech to Scotland Stonewall conference
'In diversity, there is inherent strategic value. And in a diverse workforce there’s balance; there’s independence.'
Business is not the enemy – CBI President Sir Mike Rake
Government and business must work together to deliver growth CBI president will tell conference
Lord Grade at the CBI Thames Valley Annual Dinner
Excerpts from the speech made by the former chairman of the BBC and executive chairman of ITV, in which Lord Grade praised the success of the UK's creative industries