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Jul

20

July 20, 2016

Energy And Extractives: Sustainable Development Goal 7 Needs Business Leadership to Drive Energy Access

Sustainable Development Goal 7 Needs Business Leadership to Drive Energy Access

It’s time to close the energy-access gap, and business is well positioned for leadership in this area through partnerships, community investment, and stakeholder engagement.

#Energy and Extractives #Power and Utilities

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Apr

8

April 8, 2016

Energy And Extractives: Best Practices of Corporate-Level Advisory Panels for the Extractives Sector

Best Practices of Corporate-Level Advisory Panels for the Extractives Sector

Here are four things companies can do to establish successful advisory panels for reporting, strategy advice, and performance monitoring.

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Apr

7

April 7, 2016

Energy And Extractives: Building a Social License to Operate in the Renewable Energy Sector

Building a Social License to Operate in the Renewable Energy Sector

Renewables companies can raise the level of acceptance of projects among communities, stakeholders, and the public through planning ahead, allocating resources, identifying risks and opportunities, and more.

#Energy and Extractives #Power and Utilities

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Apr

4

April 4, 2016

Energy And Extractives: World’s Leading Companies Agree: Clean Power Plan Is Necessary Part of U.S. National Climate Plan

World’s Leading Companies Agree: Clean Power Plan Is Necessary Part of U.S. National Climate Plan

The biggest players in technology and some of the largest consumer brands recently submitted separate friend-of-the-court briefs providing resounding support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Power and Utilities

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Mar

28

March 28, 2016

Energy And Extractives: What the Renewable Energy Sector Can Learn from Mining, Oil, and Gas Companies

What the Renewable Energy Sector Can Learn from Mining, Oil, and Gas Companies

A close review of good practices from the mining, oil, and gas sector could inform companies on how to responsibly manage stakeholder engagement and community relations for renewable energy projects.

#Energy and Extractives #Power and Utilities

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Jan

8

January 8, 2016

Energy And Extractives: Access to Sustainable Energy: Bright Ideas to Capture a Booming Market

Access to Sustainable Energy: Bright Ideas to Capture a Booming Market

Sustainable Development Goal 7 is to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all.” These three collaboration examples demonstrate how to reach populations most in need of energy.

#Energy and Extractives #Inclusive Economy #Power and Utilities

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Oct

20

October 20, 2015

Energy And Extractives: Energy CEOs Prepare for COP21 with Statement on Climate Change

Energy CEOs Prepare for COP21 with Statement on Climate Change

The recently launched Oil and Gas Climate Initiative is the industry’s most formal response to the COP21 climate talks to date. Does it go far enough?

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives

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Jul

10

July 10, 2015

Energy And Extractives: Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Community investment is a critical component of developing sustainable projects within areas facing tough economic conditions.

#Energy and Extractives #Inclusive Economy #Sustainable Communities

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Jul

8

July 8, 2015

Energy And Extractives: Making Collective Governance Work: A Q&A with Eddie Rich on the EITI

Making Collective Governance Work: A Q&A with Eddie Rich on the EITI

A new book by Eddie Rich explores a new approach to collective governance based on his experience working in the extractives industries. Here, he discusses how this approach to collaboration can be applied to other global problems.

#Energy and Extractives #Ethics and Governance #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

6

July 6, 2015

Energy And Extractives: How the Energy Industry can Address Methane Emissions for a Quick Climate Win

How the Energy Industry can Address Methane Emissions for a Quick Climate Win

Several major oil and gas companies have publicly affirmed their commitment to climate action and a price on carbon. To address emissions in their operations now, the industry should focus on fast mitigation of short-lived climate pollutants like methane.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives

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