They also have financial responsibilities to shareholders of all political stripes and so must be careful about taking certain stances. Respondents listed “societal and/or political polarization” in the top three concerns, behind No. Whichever way the United States is heading will affect the policies of other governments, leading business executives to ask some very basic questions. One top question is the fate of the massive Biden-era Inflation Reduction Act, which is spurring investment in green energy in the United States. In fairness, talk of pure business far outstripped talk of politics as the snow fell in this ski town.