The heads of Shell and Virgin say U.S. companies could now be at a competitive disadvantage, though the recent actions of European steelmakers show enthusiasm for emissions reductions has its limits.
The heads of some of America's biggest companies are setting ambitious targets as they look to balance "people, planet and profit".
Jeff Immelt said climate change science is "well accepted" and called on business leaders to keep dealing with the issue themselves, whatever happens in Washington.
With President Trump at the helm, we can expect the future energy landscape to be shaped somewhat differently than it is today.
Nearly half of Fortune 500 companies have made renewable, greenhouse gas and/or energy efficiency commitments as part of their operational goals. Do you know which states are the easiest to partner with to obtain renewable energy?
One of the signature themes of President Donald Trump’s candidacy was to support the domestic oil and gas industry.
Some companies would like nothing better than to have the federal environmental restrictions that are cutting into their bottom line loosened. Yet customers and employees want companies to be more sustainable or they will go elsewhere. So whom does a CEO listen to?
While an increasing number of companies are successfully implementing sustainability policies, some of their employees remain skeptical that management really cares.
While everyone ponders what a Trump administration will mean for U.S. energy policy, at least some business leaders are continuing to take matters into their own hands.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has caused a stir at a gathering in Paris by suggesting that renewable energy doesn't make any money, a claim rebutted by several other conference attendees with investments in green power.