Responding to Shareholder Pressure for More Renewable Energy
POINT380’s APPROACH TO INTEGRATED ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT
Corporate sustainability and energy managers are often presented with requests from internal and external stakeholders – such as upper management, non-profits, stockholders and employees – to implement more renewable energy, or purchase more clean power for their company’s operations. This case study examines one company’s path to understand the drivers behind renewable energy procurement, and then craft an approach that aligns with its energy management program. For this large US retailer, the primary pressure to increase adoption of renewable energy came from an investor group seeking to affirm the group’s commitment to address climate change.