ESG

Deutsche Bank Research introduces dbSustainability to help clients find sustainable investment opportunities

Deutsche Bank Research introduces dbSustainability to help clients find sustainable investment opportunities

Finance Feeds


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have been seeing a direct impact on the availability of capital tied to ESG. With financial institutions creating product lines for ESG investing, it is a cross industry requirement.  No -ESG

Hess Corporation Releases 2019 Sustainability Report, Continues to Show Industry Leading ESG Performance

Hess Corporation Releases 2019 Sustainability Report, Continues to Show Industry Leading ESG Performance

Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) today announced publication of its 23 rd annual sustainability …

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Bloomberg hosts Future of ESG Investing virtual roundtables with Georg Kell & Wilhem H Mohn

Webwire


Bloomberg hosted two exclusive virtual roundtables with over 60 C-suite executives in Asia to discuss the future of ESG investing. The two keynote speakers were Georg Kell, Chairman of Arabesque & Founding Director of UN Global Compact and Wilhelm …

July 14, 2020 - 8:15 am ESG
Fisker Inc. To List On NYSE Through Merger With Apollo Affiliated Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp.

Fisker Inc. To List On NYSE Through Merger With Apollo Affiliated Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp.

– Transaction to provide more than $1 billion of gross proceeds to the company, including…

Crews install one of two turbines for Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. Dominion Energy plans to invest billions in offshore wind as it pivots away from natural gas pipelines and slashes greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Dominion Energy Inc.

Dominion points to ESG as key factor in decision to off-load gas assets

S&P Global


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have been seeing that ESG is being tied to capital, investor confidence, and public opinion. We also see that if you do not have a well articulated ESG program you (as

Deutsche Bank and Olam International close Asia’s first FX Forward using ESG performance targets

Deutsche Bank and Olam International close Asia’s first FX Forward using ESG performance targets

Finextra


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have been covering the importance of ESG and the corporations access to capital. What we have been seeing is that the world wide regulations are headed to the United States, and corporations

ESG Funds Setting a Record Pace for Launches in 2020

ESG Funds Setting a Record Pace for Launches in 2020

Morningstar


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This is an outstanding opinion piece about ESG and capital written by Jon Hale.

A lot has been happening in the sustainable funds universe this year. Sustainable funds have performed well relative to …

ESG Investing Meets The Covid Challenge

ESG Investing Meets The Covid Challenge

Global Finance


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: ESG is one of, if not the biggest, impacts to capital in the energy markets. While consumers are asking for ESG solutions, not many fully understand what it means. Excellent article by Craig

GasLog Ltd. and GasLog Partners LP Announce Availability of Inaugural Sustainability Reports

GasLog Ltd. and GasLog Partners LP Announce Availability of Inaugural Sustainability Reports

Piraeus, Greece, June 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GasLog Ltd. (“GasLog”) (NYSE: GLOG) and GasLog Partners LP (“GasLog Partners” or the “Partnership”) (NYSE: GLOP) announced today that their 2019 Sustainability Reports are available for download and can be accessed from …

ConocoPhillips Chairman: US shale will come back

ConocoPhillips Chairman: US shale will come back

Oil&Gas Journal


Shale is not broke, and will come back, said ConocoPhillips Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance as part of a CERAWeek by IHS Markit conversation. Lance talked about the outlook for US shale and the new value …

Schneider Electric 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report Demonstrates That Flexibility and Resilience Are Critical For Energy And Sustainability Success

BOSTONJune 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Schneider Electric today released its 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report. The report, the third in an annual series, examines how organizations are addressing the opportunities and challenges presented by a …

Crestwood Advances Its ESG Commitment and Sustainability Strategy with the Publication of Its 2019 Sustainability Report

Crestwood Advances Its ESG Commitment and Sustainability Strategy with the Publication of Its 2019 Sustainability Report

Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) (“Crestwood” or “CEQP”) announced today the publication of its 2019 sustainability report furthering its commitment to building an MLP industry leading sustainability program.

As boomers hand over the keys to the stock market, sustainability-minded younger investors let their consciences lead

As boomers hand over the keys to the stock market, sustainability-minded younger investors let their consciences lead

Holdings that make up an ESG mutual fund or ETF can vary greatly, including sticky territory like fossil-fuel companies or tech stocks with large carbon footprints. Only 10% of sustainable diversified equity funds exclude all fossil fuels, says Jon Hale,

Citigroup launches new ESG investment banking group

Citigroup launches new ESG investment banking group

Reuters


Oil & Gas 360 Publisher’s Note: The oil industry is strapped for cash. If an oil company does not have a well communicated, and documented, ESG plan in place, gaining access to capital will be increasingly more difficult.

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Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

BIC


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: On a side note, there appears to be a trend to energy investors; invest in companies with ESG plans, diversify into natural gas, and move investing to outside the U.S.

Shell Gas B.V., a …

Texas works with ESG-friendly testing company PerkinElmer to tame pandemic

Texas works with ESG-friendly testing company PerkinElmer to tame pandemic

Karma

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This article about the great state of Texas is just another example of the importance of ESG. PerkinElmer is providing goods and services with a strong social statement and messaging. Our energy, oil

ExxonMobil to produce medical-grade sanitizer for COVID-19 response

ExxonMobil to produce medical-grade sanitizer for COVID-19 response

BIC


ExxonMobil said today it has reconfigured manufacturing operations in Louisiana to produce medical-grade hand sanitizer for donation to COVID-19 response efforts in Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Initial production of 160,000 gallons of medical …

Why COVID-19 could boost ESG

Why COVID-19 could boost ESG

Financial Standard


Oil and Gas Publishers Note: We are under unprecedented financial pressure in the energy markets, and we are seeing that ESG is playing a larger role than it ever has in history. Not only are investors looking at

ERIELL takes measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and demonstrates its approach to ESG

ERIELL takes measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and demonstrates its approach to ESG

360 NewsWire


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: While the world politics in the oil industry is out of our control, it is important to know that there are regular people around the world trying to earn a living while facing

Barrick Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to ESG

TORONTO, April 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)(TSX:ABX) (“Barrick”) continues to strengthen its reputation as a trusted partner in its host countries across the world and is actively working to build a more sustainable mining sector fit …

April 7, 2020 - 5:00 pm ESG, Press Releases, Sustainability
Sempra Energy Foundation To Donate Up To $500,000 To Support Texas Nonprofits Impacted By COVID-19

Sempra Energy Foundation To Donate Up To $500,000 To Support Texas Nonprofits Impacted By COVID-19

SAN DIEGOMarch 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that the Sempra Energy Foundation will donate up to $500,000 to help small to medium-sized nonprofits in Texas as they continue to serve critical needs related …

March 23, 2020 - 4:15 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, ESG, Press Releases
GeoPark announces plan ahead for new environment and revisions in 2020 work program

GeoPark announces plan ahead for new environment and revisions in 2020 work program

Maintaining Self-funded Work Programs, Financial Flexibility & Balance Sheet Strength

GeoPark Limited (“GeoPark” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GPRK), a leading independent Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and growth platforms in Colombia, Peru, …

March 19, 2020 - 4:37 pm ESG, Exploration and Production (E&P), Press Releases
Georgia Power Foundation invests $1 million to support state in COVID-19 recovery

Georgia Power Foundation invests $1 million to support state in COVID-19 recovery

ATLANTAMarch 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. is investing $1 million in 2020 to support the state of Georgia in addressing the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

March 19, 2020 - 3:21 pm ESG, Power Generation, Press Releases
Courtesy of Liberty Oilfield Services Inc.

Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. Announces Executive Management Salary Reduction Plan

Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. (NYSE: LBRT; “Liberty”) has implemented a salary reduction plan for the executive management team. In response to an uncertain economic environment, all members of the executive team voluntarily requested a base salary reduction in the amount …

March 12, 2020 - 6:54 pm ESG, Press Releases
Cimarex Ties Exec Compensation to Reducing Emissions, Natural Gas Flaring

Cimarex Ties Exec Compensation to Reducing Emissions, Natural Gas Flaring

NGI


While rhetoric by fossil fuel opponents “can be a bit extreme, our industry must demonstrate real commitment to a cleaner future, if we’re to be taken seriously in energy policy discussions,” he said. “The world needs the products that

Directors, Take Note: ESG Can Drive Value in 2020

Directors, Take Note: ESG Can Drive Value in 2020

Lexology


The message that environmental, social, and governance issues can drive stockholder value resonates ever more clearly today.

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Latham & Watkins LLP has hit the mark with this article. Our consulting services team at

February 22, 2020 - 6:42 pm Closing Bell Story‎, ESG
EnerCom Dallas – ESG for the oil and gas industry

EnerCom Dallas – ESG for the oil and gas industry

Oil and Gas 360


The EnerCom Dallas Energy Conference featured an outstanding panel on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) featuring Matthew Todd, Director of The Environmental Partnership; Chris Hughen, Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Denver; and Ken …

Source: Houston Chronicle

All eyes on Exxon, Chevron after BP vows carbon neutrality

Houston Chronicle


BP Plc’s pledge to zero out all its carbon emissions by 2050 deepens the divide between major European and American oil producers on climate change, increasing the pressure for Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. to do more.…

Warrior Met Coal Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Warrior Met Coal Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Warrior Met Coal Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

February 3, 2020 - 9:00 am Coal News, Energy Related Manufacturing, ESG, Press Releases
Source: CNBC

Norwegian energy major Equinor to run ship fitted with ammonia fuel cells

CNBC


The European Union has awarded 10 million euros ($11.05 million) in funding to a scheme that is aiming to install an ammonia-powered fuel cell on a ship.

The beneficiary of the money, the ShipFC project, is a consortium of