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What in the World to Do About Scope 3?

One company’s Scope 3 emissions are another’s Scope 1. It’s tempting to throw up your hands and declare accounting for your company’s Scope 3 emissions an unreasonable, even impossible task. But who is required to account for this Scope 3?

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The People of the Energy Future

I’ve talked to dozens of oil and gas executives for my upcoming book — and the more conversations I have and the deeper I get into the writing, the more I realize that every single component of your company’s energy transition strategy needs to be about people.

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Don’t Jump the Political Shark

All policy strategies based on partisanship inevitably become dated and irrelevant, like poor Fonzie when he jumped the shark. Game-changing leaders make their political strategies shark-proof (resilient) by being proactive, bipartisan, measured, and deliberately long-game.

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Both True: Is Hydrogen’s Promise Threatened?

Since I last wrote about hydrogen, in September 2021, interest in hydrogen as a pillar of the energy future has gained enormous momentum. The infrastructure bill signed into law by President Joe Biden in November dedicated $9.5 billion to support the hydrogen industry and prompted 14 states and hundreds of private companies to partner to apply for regional hydrogen hubs.

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Environmental Justice: Action to Take & Mistakes Not to Make

The definition of EJ is continually evolving, shaking up our permitting landscape, resulting in ever-changing expectations of your company. With the goalposts quickly moving and new EJ tools launched every few months, I want you prepared to engage positively and proactively. In this second part of a two-part series, I explore the tools you need, actions you can take, and — most crucially — the mistakes you should avoid so as to authentically incorporate EJ into your strategy.

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