Some of America's leading entrepreneurs are publicly condemning President Donald Trump pulling America out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
One CEO, Lloyd Blankfein or Goldman Sachs, used Twitter for the very first time to condemn the "setup" President Trump caused for America's leadership position and the environment.
Today's decision is a setback for the environment and for the U.S.'s leadership position in the world. #ParisAgreement— Lloyd Blankfein (@Lloyd Blankfein)1496352043.0
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk made good on this promise to officially withdraw from President Donald Trump’s council of advisors.
Am departing presidential councils. Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world.— Elon Musk (@Elon Musk)1496347333.0
Musk was joined in his act of resistance by Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert Iger
As a matter of principle, I've resigned from the President's Council over the #ParisAgreement withdrawal.— Robert Iger (@Robert Iger)1496357606.0
Google CEO Sundar Pichai
Disappointed with today’s decision. Google will keep working hard for a cleaner, more prosperous future for all.— Sundar Pichai (@Sundar Pichai)1496351325.0
Chairman and CEO of General Electric Jeff Immelt
Disappointed with today’s decision on the Paris Agreement. Climate change is real. Industry must now lead and not depend on government.— Jeff Immelt (@Jeff Immelt)1496346995.0
Apple CEO Tim Cook
We’re disappointed with the decision to exit the Paris Agreement. Microsoft remains committed to doing our part to achieve its goals.— Brad Smith (@Brad Smith)1496347125.0
Deeply disappointed by President's decision to withdraw from ParisAgreement. We will double our efforts to fight cl… https://t.co/KQdfr0zean— Marc Benioff (@Marc Benioff)1496349280.0
Shell's CEO minces few words on import of climate agreement: US warned on dangers of abandoning Paris accord https://t.co/PqMJQ03xY2 via @FT— Niel Golightly (@Niel Golightly)1495450311.0
Dear President Trump, as some of the largest companies in the US, we strongly urge you to keep the US in the Paris… https://t.co/vAbrK2Xnvp— Marc Benioff (@Marc Benioff)1496280410.0
Other business leaders are getting pressure to distance themselves from the White House:
SIGN: CEOs: Resign from Trump's Business Advisory Council https://t.co/QYFkhCwR1X @moveon— Ben Wikler (@Ben Wikler)1496350918.0
Not all business leaders used Twitter to voice their disappointment.