JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon doesn’t agree with the President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement, but he has no plans to step down from the president’s business advisory council, known as the Strategic and Policy Forum.
“I absolutely disagree with the Administration on this issue,” said Dimon on Friday. “We have a responsibility to engage our elected officials to work constructively and advocate for policies that improve people’s lives and protect our environment.”
“Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world,” Musk said on Twitter just after Trump announced that he would leaving the climate deal.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is not a member of the president’s advisory council, but upon hearing that Trump would withdraw, he was inspired to make his feelings known via Twitter; which was the first time he’d ever used the social media site. He has more than 15,000 followers on Twitter, but only one tweet:
Today's decision is a setback for the environment and for the U.S.'s leadership position in the world. #ParisAgreement
— Lloyd Blankfein (@lloydblankfein) June 1, 2017
JPMorgan stock is up 19% since Trump took office.
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