President Joe Biden’s allies in the business community have been helping the White House try to coax the private sector into supporting the administration’s climate change agenda.
Several business leaders who are working with the White House told CNBC that the effort is a major divergence from what they saw during the Trump administration.
For instance, executives say they are less worried about a tweet from the president if they try to make a push for new climate policies. Former President Donald Trump was known to target corporations that appeared to oppose him on key issues.
“There’s no longer the fear of the tweet, which I think was a legitimate fear from a lot of the business leaders…