The Business Roundtable, a trade association comprised of some of the U.S.’s biggest and most influential companies, announced its support forwell-designed market-based mechanism and other supporting policies” to address climate change. 

A statement found on the BRT website reads: “Unchecked, climate poses significant environmental, economic, public health and security threats to countries around the world, including the United States.”

The group includes major greenhouse gas emitters such as American Electric Power, Duke Energy, Chevron, and ExxonMobil.

“Businesses are an essential part of the solution” to climate change, said BRT Chairman Doug McMillon, who is also the CEO and President of Walmart.

More company statements can be found on the BRT website as well as Twitter.