"Most interestingly, the study considers consumer behavior in light of today′s political climate and shows that 67 percent of Americans believe progress on social and environmental issues will slow in the absence of government regulation — and their confidence in organizations to drive change is low. As a result, 43 percent of consumers believe individuals present the greatest potential to solve social and environmental issues, followed by nonprofits (18 percent), government (17 percent) and business (13 percent)."
[COMMENTARY] President Trump needs to tread carefully on social and environmental regulations, or he risks a considerable public and political backlash. This survey by Cone Communications illustrates that the majority of Americans want their government active in social and environmental change.
New Report Reveals 86% of Americans Expect Companies to Take Action on Social, Environmental Issues, by Libby MacCarthy, May 18, 2017, Sustainable Brands, USA.