Category Archives for "Corporate Strategy"

Energy CEOs Losing Sleep Over Climate Change? Yes or No?

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I’m just back from attending the 5th annual Oregon Citizens Utility Board energy conference here in Portland, Utility 2025: Building the Northwest’s Energy Future. Because of how the Northwest’s energy system is structured, the meeting was more of a regional conference than a purely state-level Oregon conference, with a good draw from the energy community […]

The Danger of Rose-Colored Glasses When Interpreting Corporate Climate Strategies

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Lots of stakeholders are pushing companies to take action on climate change, and many companies report they are doing just that. But interpreting the significance of those claims gets tricky, not only at the company level but at the level of making real progress on climate change. It’s natural that stakeholders look for good news […]

High-Profile CEO Survey Signals a Shift in Sustainability Strategy

This blog post was originally published by Dr. Mark C. Trexler in, Oct. 09, 2013. The U.N. Global Compact and Accenture have just released their third CEO Study on Sustainability. Several blogs and headlines have zeroed in one statement in the report: “CEOs are unequivocal in their belief that the global economy is not […]

Is it Time for Climate Change and Sustainability Activists to Rejoin Forces?

This blog post was originally published by Dr. Mark C. Trexler in, Oct. 4, 2013. Students of climate change risk and sustainability advocates have been on seemingly diverging paths for the last decade. Let me clarify why I mean by that: 1) Starting in the early 1990s, climate change activists envisioned a world in […]