Topic Archives: Energy

Analyzing ESG Disclosure

SustainAbility analyzed Ørsted’s current state of ESG disclosure and advised the company on a strategy for more proactive ESG reporting. As a result of this project, Ørsted has been able to take a more strategic approach to its ESG disclosure Tweet This In 2016, Ørsted’s (then DONG Energy) IPO significantly increased the Denmark-based utility’s potential investor

Convening Renewable Energy Stakeholders to Support a Just Energy Transition

SustainAbility has been working with Shell on its sustainability strategy, stakeholder engagement and reporting for more than a decade. Stakeholders reported overwhelmingly positive experiences of the event and expressed excitement at Shell’s role as convener amongst energy leaders across the state. Tweet This Shell Powering Progress Together is a global series of events providing a

SustainAbility at Climate Week NYC: Finance for Global Change

Check out SustainAbility’s blog series covering our team’s attendance at several Climate Week NYC events in September 2018. Event: HSBC Finance for Global Change Forum, New York Public Library At a well-attended early Climate Week event hosted by HSBC in the beautiful Bryant Park New York Public Library, attendees heard from several great speakers about how finance can

Amid Technological Disruption, Utilities Continue Search for Sustainable Business Models

SustainAbility’s Trends blog series provides you with updates on important signals from our What’s Next for Business? Sustainability Trends for 2017 report. This blog explores the key forces and technologies shaping the transformation of the U.S. utilities sector. The U.S. electric utility sector currently faces disruption on a scale it has never experienced before. Democratization and

In the Spotlight: Crowdfunding Solar Panels, M&S Energy Society

Zoë Arden spoke to Lydia Hopton Property Plan A Project Manager at M&S about how a company that is in the business of selling bras and knickers is looking to its customers to help meet renewable energy commitments. How did the solar scheme come about? Why did M&S opt for crowdfunding? In 2014 we completed

Integrating Sustainability into the Maersk Mind-Set

Maersk, a worldwide shipping, oil and gas company, approached SustainAbility for help building internal awareness and understanding of the sustainability risks and opportunities facing its business, especially in relation to the financial and reputational business case. Intelligence to build awareness To help Maersk build this awareness and begin to integrate a sustainability mind-set into the

Oh to be YOUNGO

This is third in a series of posts about and from COP 17. Others in the series can be found here: one, two, four, five, six, and seven. Given SustainAbility’s growing interest in bringing voices of the future into the board room and in mobilising Gen Y as a source of inspiration and innovation to

The Inescapability of Traceability

Supply chain transparency and accountability is reshaping what consumers expect of apparel, IT and food companies. This white paper sets out our expectation that growing pressure on oil companies to be transparent about the origins of their products will lead to a new era where businesses, customers and consumers become more discerning in their fuel

Survey on Key Challenges and Industry Performance

What are the most urgent challenges facing society today? And which of 17 industry sectors are doing the most effective job of managing the most urgent challenges? To explore these questions and more, GlobeScan and SustainAbility surveyed sustainability experts and practitioners from 64 countries around the world. Download the PDF below for the full results,

The Future of Energy

The crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and subsequent public debates over the safety and future of nuclear power has given the world pause this spring, forcing us to reconsider the following question: what does a sustainable, low-carbon energy future look like? To explore this question, and to find out what corporate sustainability practitioners