Sustainability, Energy Transition, ESG | Weekly Thematic

Environmental “Affirmative Action” Could Cause More Problems
June 16, 2022
Companies Mentioned:
Freeport LNG, IOC, bp, Navigator CO2 Ventures, POET, Summit Carbon Solutions, Nutrien, ExxonMobil, Air Products, Linde, WEC Energy, DWS
Commodities Mentioned:
Subjects Covered:
Recycling, Renewables, Carbon Capture, Emissions, New Energy, The Hydrogen Economy, ESG Investing, Climate Litigation, Clean Fuels

C-MACC Weekly “CRETER” (Climate etc.)

Environmental “Affirmative Action” Could Cause More Problems

  • 10 days in the UK resulted in many interesting conversations around, inflation, energy security/transition, jobs, lingering Brexit issues, Boris, Biden, and Putin.
  • Some of the “tacit” employment affirmative action we see in the UK and Europe is raising costs for employers and we see a risk that a broader ESG trend develops.
  • Overpaying, and competing for scarce resources, especially renewable power because of peer or shareholder pressure could drive down profits. 
  • Otherwise, (in a shorter report than usual) we have a lot on renewable power initiatives, rising costs of solar, increasing ambition in CCS, and more on investing.

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