“Across industries, he said companies have different rationales for getting more involved in policy advocacy that once might have been considered well outside the scope of day-to-day business.
“‘If you’re a food company, you know that climate change impacts your soil,’ Cameron said. ‘In some cases, it’s reputational benefit or harm. In some cases, it’s worker recruiting and retention.’
“For Cramer, the scale of companies involved in the discussion about the future of the Paris Agreement is also notable. Ultimately, he argued, what happens with the climate deal could affect U.S. global standing on other issues.
“‘This is not Ben and Jerry’s,’ Cramer said. “This is not a fringe movement.'”