Every organization should consider green energy consumption in its strategic plan and establish clear accountability for results. And, just as important, the energy consumption strategy merits the board’s attention. Without a doubt, energy producers generate the lion’s share of global industrial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But “non-energy companies” — companies other than oil and gas and power firms — aren’t getting a pass.
In this issue of Board Perspectives, we offer eight proactive steps non-energy company boards can take to better prepare for the energy revolution.