Why C-suite Needs Comprehensive Energy Strategy Now

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The Six Global Trends Changing How Businesses Do Business
  1. Technological Breakthroughs

    CHANGING WINDS
    37% of businesses believe they can find “extremely large cost-savings” through big data analytics.

    CHANGING STRATEGIES
    General Motors used software to analyze data from 1,700 electricity, natural gas, and other energy bills, resulting in over $21M in savings.

  2. Demographic Shifts

    CHANGING WINDS
    2 out of 3 millennials are more likely to work at and buy from companies that manage environmental and social issues well.

    CHANGING STRATEGIES
    34% of Chief HR Officers say their companies have changed Corporate Social Responsibility policies for millennials.

  3. Climate Change

    CHANGING WINDS
    The 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement was the most comprehensive, universally acknowledged framework ever signed on the issue.

    CHANGING STRATEGIES
    More than 150 of the world’s largest companies have committed to use climate science to set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  1. Radical Transparency

    CHANGING WINDS
    18% of investors have withdrawn from an investment or withheld capital on Environmental, Social, and Governance grounds.

    CHANGING STRATEGIES
    There was a 200% increase in companies including corporate responsibility data with annual financial reports from 2011 to 2015.

  2. Evolution of Energy Markets

    CHANGING WINDS
    Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) make it easier for companies to purchase renewable power without investing in infrastructure.

    CHANGING STRATEGIES
    In 2015, companies purchased over 2GW—equivalent to nearly 3 nuclear power plants—in renewable energy through PPAs.

  3. New & Emerging Energy Technologies

    CHANGING WINDS
    Since 2010, the price of battery storage has fallen 50%, solar 82%, and wind 61%.

    CHANGING STRATEGIES
    Businesses purchased $625M in Tesla’s commercial battery storage solution during its first week on the market.