Many of America's biggest corporations including Apple andWal-Mart Stores, are sticking by their pledges to fight climatechange even as President Donald Trump guts his predecessor'senvironmental policies.

Companies say their pledges, coordinated by the Obamaadministration, reflect their push to cut energy costs, head offactivist pressure and address a risk to their bottom line in thedecades to come.

“This work is embedded in our business,” Wal-Mart spokesmanKevin Gardner said by email. It's “good for the business, ourshareholders and customers; if ultimately we are able to positivelyimpact the environment in the process, that's a win too.”

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