President Obama Tells the BRT to See Addressing Climate Change as a Business Opportunity

 

 

Remarks by President Obama to the Business Roundtable

 

Earlier today President Obama addressed corporate leaders at the Business Roundtable (BRT).  While much of the news has been about his comments regarding China, his comments urging companies to address the issue of climate change proactively also should be noted:

 

“… I would urge the BRT and some of you individually, as companies have already done this, view the issue of climate change … as an opportunity rather than as a problem.  Because this is coming; it’s coming generationally.  If you talk to your kids or my kids, they are much more attuned to this issue. Consumers are going to be caring about it more and more.”

The entire transcript can be found here

 

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