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ESG for Energy Intensive Sectors

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) is a growing concern for the public, investors, and companies:

  • Climate change is raising the pressure on regulators to decarbonize the global economy, driving fundamental change for energy intensive industries
  • Social demands are pushing companies to go well beyond traditional metrics to include broader measures such as diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Corporate governance increasingly requires a strong focus on ESG and new capabilities from boards, executives, and asset managers

CRA’s ESG support builds on a rigorous analytical approach with scenarios mapping global environmental challenges, shifting stakeholder expectations, and increasing emphasis on corporate stewardship. Our understanding of the energy transition across the value chain helps us embed ESG into core operations to help clients navigate the fundamental changes in energy intensive sectors. We strive to unlock factors crucial for long-term resilience without compromising short-term performance.

Comprehensive energy intensive sector ESG support

We directly support corporate and asset management clients in making and executing significant strategic and operational decisions across organizations.

  • Diagnose
    ESG Diagnostic and Materiality Analysis

    Sustainability lens to understand the most critical issues, risks, and potential opportunities to the business and align to stakeholder expectations

  • Quantify
    Quantification of ESG Value at Stake

    Evaluation of identified ESG risks and opportunities to better manage risks and drive additional value for investors and broader stakeholders

  • Embed
    Embedding ESG into Strategy

    Align with overarching vision, priorities, and goals to support a more distinctive strategy that can provide a  competitive advantage relative to peers and create value

  • Incorporate
    Disclosures and Green Finance

    Incorporating ESG approach and findings into sustainability reporting to meet investor needs and position the business to access lower cost green capital

Engagements

  • 01
    Client study on net benefits to electricity consumers of proposed solar legislation
    Experts in CRA’s Energy Practice recently completed a study for Cypress Creek Renewables on the net benefits to electricity consumers of proposed solar...
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  • 02
    Developing fleet electrification options for a North American transportation company
    CRA was retained by a global equity investor to conduct a due diligence of a bus transportation company in North America and develop fleet electrification...
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  • 03
    Electric vehicle adoption and fuel demand forecasting in South America
    CRA supported the due diligence of a major liquid fuels pipeline transaction in South America. We used statistical modelling to develop the fuel demand...
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