Sustainability

Earning and Enhancing Trust through the Sustainability Transition

July 3, 2023

Earning and Enhancing Trust
Trust and integrity are at the core of human interactions and relationships, and business is no different. As stewards of the corporation, boards of directors have a crucial role in building and maintaining trust.

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Cenovus Energy

We’re a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company headquartered in Calgary. We’re committed to maximizing value by responsibly developing our assets in a safe, innovative and efficient way. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S. refineries.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
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Initial observations on guidance relating to clean vehicle credit under section 30D

whitePaper | February 5, 2023

The whitepaper provides some helpful information regarding the expected application of the Critical Mineral Requirement and the Battery Component Requirement. For instance, the whitepaper provides some useful clarifying information such as stating that “critical minerals” for purposes of section 30D refers to the applicable critical minerals defined in the Section 45X (the advanced manufacturing production tax credit) and identifying what items are included as battery components.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES SPOTTING THE CHALLENGES& CHARTING THE COURSE

whitePaper | October 23, 2022

Today we witness a significant push in the country to not just drive adoption and also become a world leader in production as we scale up our manufacturing facilities and localise supply chains. This presents a huge opportunity for the industry to support the nation’s drive to become an automobile hub. However, the industry witnesses its own set of unique challenges that need to be addressed on priority. We are in the middle of critical supply chain-induced shortages, especially with the limited availability of key components such as lithium-ion battery cells and semiconductor chips in recent times.

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Solar Power In Your Community

whitePaper | June 6, 2022

Installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity has grown rapidly in the United States over the past decade, reaching nearly 74 gigawatts-AC as of the end of 2020. Approximately one-third of this capacity (28 gigawatts) is distributed PV, including residential, community, and commercial solar installations (Davis et al. 2021). A combination of technology cost declines, federal incentives, and state policy support have driven increased deployment and enabled more communities to access the benefits of PV. Increasingly, solar is playing an important role in local plans such as resilience planning, sustainability planning, and climate action planning.

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CPUs and Greenhouse Gases: Why Data Center Processor Selection Matters in Achieving Sustainability Goals

whitePaper | August 23, 2022

Data centers are major consumers of electricity, both for powering servers and keeping them cool. Despite the progress that large data center operators have made in improving efficiency, power demand is expected to continue to grow steadily for the foreseeable future. While hyperscale operators have made great strides in shifting to renewable energy sources, the reality is that fossil fuels generate 60% of U.S. electricity

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The “No-Excuse” Framework to Accelerate the Path to Net-Zero Manufacturing and Value Chains

whitePaper | January 5, 2023

While many leading companies have already started their journey towards achieving net-zero emissions – namely, cutting their greenhouse gas emissions as much as possible and balancing the remaining by removing it from the atmosphere – no single business can reach net zero by itself. Systemic collaboration across and between value chains is fundamental to aligning and upgrading corporate strategies and industrial policies, and all stakeholders – even competitors – can find mutual benefit in ensuring their industries can continue operating in the future.

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Energy Transition in PJM:Resource Retirements, Replacements & Risks

whitePaper | February 24, 2023

Driven by industry trends and their associated challenges, PJM developed the following strategic pillars to ensure an efficient and reliable energy transition: facilitating decarbonization policies reliably and cost-effectively; planning/operating the grid of the future; and fostering innovation.

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Spotlight

Cenovus Energy

We’re a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company headquartered in Calgary. We’re committed to maximizing value by responsibly developing our assets in a safe, innovative and efficient way. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S. refineries.

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