In pushing for Trade Promotion Authority, the Obama administration argues that the agreements it is negotiating (including TPP and TTIP) are true 21st century agreements that correct the failings of past agreements and will promote trade and investment that can both re-launch America as the key economic player and promote broad-based sustainable development at home and abroad.
Lisa E. Sachs & Lise Johnson,
Wrong Direction on Climate, Trade and Development,
The Hill, June 22, 2015
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/sustainable_investment_staffpubs/130