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Large Corporations Disagree with Trump & Want to Follow Paris Agreement

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Written by JoAnn Chateau

Donald Trump may have signed an executive order to undue his predecessor’s environmental protection policies, but many large corporations are not following his lead. Rather, they consider it a good idea to follow the Paris Agreement, the global action plan that aims to curb climate change…


Apple and Walmart Stand by Climate Change Policies Despite Trump’s Executive Order | Fortune

Exxon Mobil Urged White House to Stick with Paris Climate Agreement | Huffington Post

Hundreds of U.S. Businesses Urge Trump to Uphold Paris Climate Deal | NPR

An example of a corporate climate action plan:

Climate Strategy | Johnson & Johnson

Why the Paris Climate Treaty is a bargain:

American Soft Power, the Paris Agreement, and Climate Finance Under Trump | Brookings


“Leading businesses recognize…

While climate change is one of the greatest risks we face,
tackling it is also one of our biggest economic opportunities.”

~ We Mean Business Coalition


Be aware. Be fair (objective).

About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

6 Comments

  • The Exxon Mobil official added: “It is prudent that the United States remain a party to the Paris Agreement to ensure a level playing field, so that global energy markets remain as free and competitive as possible.”
    ~ Excerpt from the Huffington Post’s article on Exxon Mobil.
    ~ Ah-ha, it’s all about the money!

    • Of course. And Exxon Mobile probably did everything in their power to dilute climate agreements in the last several years.

      Nevertheless, companies and nations who don’t get on the climate change bandwagon will be left behind. The rest of the world is wheeling and dealing renewable energy and developing green innovations — there’s an eager market.

      I have often wondered why fossil fuel energy companies weren’t the first to develop renewable energy systems. They could have cornered the green market.

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