United States

The US Chamber of Commerce and Lobbying on Climate Change Disclosure Regulations

November, 2021

The industry group is at odds with investors and its finance sector members on emerging US disclosure requirements

The Reconciliation Bill and Climate Lobbying

September 2021

The US government is proposing a bold climate policy and fiscal spending agenda which will face its crucial test in US Congress in late September 2021. The $3.5 trillion 'Reconciliation Bill' has been described as a “once in lifetime” chance to pass meaningful climate policy in the United States.

The A-List of Climate Policy Engagement 2021

October, 2021

To qualify, a company must exhibit sufficient support for ambitious climate policy, strategic levels of engagement with climate policy, and leadership in its sector. Links to industry associations egregiously opposing climate policy can disqualify a company from the list.

Corporate America and the Build Back Better Act

October 2021

This briefing analyzes the 20 largest, US-based companies with InfluenceMap Organization Scores over 65, indicating broadly positive positioning towards climate change policy. Despite their apparent support for climate action, the majority of these companies are not publicly endorsing the Build Back Better Act.

The Battle for US Sustainable Finance Regulation

February, 2021

In the final year of the Trump Administration, authorities finalized three rules which have the effect of limiting the opportunities for ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing.

Big Tech and Climate Policy

January, 2021

The five Big Tech companies (Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook & Microsoft) account for more than 25% of the value of the S&P500 and 20% of its Q3 2020 profits.

Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Are Dominating Climate Policy Battles During COVID-19

July 9th, 2020

New research from InfluenceMap shows the oil and gas sector to have dominated climate-related policy battles throughout COVID-19 crisis.

The COVID-19 Crisis and Climate Lobbying

April 2nd, 2020

In this briefing, InfluenceMap looks at evidence in two areas on the COVID-19 crisis' intersection with climate lobbying.

Industry Groups and their Carbon Footprints

September 2019

US Lobbyists Dominate the List of the World's Most Influential and Negative on Climate

Big Oil’s Real Agenda on Climate Change

March 2019

How the oil majors have spent $1Bn since Paris on narrative capture and lobbying on climate

Climate Lobbying in the Trump Era

January 2017

This report looks at how corporate America has lobbied climate policy and regulations following the US election, both positively and negatively.

US Auto Industry Lobbying Under Trump

November 2017

InfluenceMap's analysis of US auto industry lobbying shows an accelerated pattern of aggressive opposition to weaken climate-motivated policy since the election of President Donald Trump.

Apple Scores an A for Climate Lobbying

April 2016

Research by InfluenceMap reveals the California based tech giant's pledges on the use of renewable energy are backed up by its calls to policy makers to push through ambitious climate change policy and legislation. Apple tops our current scoring with its recent support of ambitious climate policy and is the first to score an "A" in our system.