Opinion: June marks a year since President Trump vowed to withdraw US participation from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, part of what he calls his “America first” approach to international relations. “America alone” is more like it. We’re now the only country in the world that isn’t a party to the … Read more »
Following US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will quit the Paris climate agreement, the CEOs of Disney, Tesla, Apple and many others quit Trump’s business advisory council, and others continued to speak up in favor of sustainability. Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, for example, told CNBC that he has … Read more »
Even with the current US administration attempting to dismantle Obama-era environmental regulations, 71% of respondents to a survey conducted by Lucid and Urjanet continue to be committed to sustainability, reducing energy use, and improving overall performance of the built environment. The survey of sustainability professionals, facilities managers, and building operators also found that almost one-quarter (24%) of organizations increased their commitment to sustainability in the face of new federal administration.