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1 Jun 2017

Author:
Ethan Wolff-Mann, Yahoo Finance (USA)

GE CEO Jeff Immelt announces opposition to Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement

"Here's how CEOs reacted to Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement," 1 June 2017

The CEO of GE (GE), Jeff Immelt, tweeted his disappointment. (He is not on the council, but former GE CEO Jack Welch is. Welch has not issued any statements.) "Disappointed with today’s decision on the Paris Agreement. Climate change is real. Industry must now lead and not depend on government."

[Statements by CEOs: Tesla Motors, Walt Disney, Goldman Sachs, GE. Also refers to: General Motors, Blackstone, IBM]

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