The heads of Shell and Virgin say U.S. companies could now be at a competitive disadvantage, though the recent actions of European steelmakers show enthusiasm for emissions reductions has its limits.
With President Trump at the helm, we can expect the future energy landscape to be shaped somewhat differently than it is today.
Nearly half of Fortune 500 companies have made renewable, greenhouse gas and/or energy efficiency commitments as part of their operational goals. Do you know which states are the easiest to partner with to obtain renewable energy?
One of the signature themes of President Donald Trump’s candidacy was to support the domestic oil and gas industry.
Some companies would like nothing better than to have the federal environmental restrictions that are cutting into their bottom line loosened. Yet customers and employees want companies to be more sustainable or they will go elsewhere. So whom does a CEO listen to?
While an increasing number of companies are successfully implementing sustainability policies, some of their employees remain skeptical that management really cares.
While everyone ponders what a Trump administration will mean for U.S. energy policy, at least some business leaders are continuing to take matters into their own hands.
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has caused a stir at a gathering in Paris by suggesting that renewable energy doesn't make any money, a claim rebutted by several other conference attendees with investments in green power.
For most CEOs, “climate change” has been one of those far-off risk factors that must show up in a company’s shareholder documents for the Securities and Exchange Commission, a vague and pro forma threat like “geopolitical risks” and “acts of God” that read more like fine print than actionable possibilities.
As new clean energy technologies are developed and refined, experts say problems in production are one of the biggest barriers to widespread adoption. With advances in additive manufacturing and a commitment to innovation, manufacturers may hold the key to the advancement of clean power technologies for everyone.