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The Great Industrial Repositioning Planning for Corporate Impact and how to Navigate the (Energy) Crisis

November 12, 2022

The Great Industrial Repositioning
The phrase ‘perfect storm’ may be a bit over-used lately, but it does accurately describe the situation that European industries are currently in. Several economic and political developments have led to this perfect storm. The COVID-19 crisis has boosted
demand, while on the other hand supply chains are struggling to get back up to speed. On top of that, gas prices recently reached an extraordinary high in Europe and high energy prices are pushing up manufacturing cost. Demand for both energy and goods is predicted to remain strong due to high purchase power that is fuelled by low unemployment rates and a surplus of savings, putting extra pressure on scarce supplies. In addition, inflation rates are at an unprecedented level and central banks
are fighting inflation by increasing base interest rates.

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whitePaper | April 21, 2023

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NORTH CAROLINA: LEADING THE CHARGE TO A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

whitePaper | December 31, 2022

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Earning and Enhancing Trust through the Sustainability Transition

whitePaper | July 3, 2023

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24/7 Clean Power

whitePaper | June 16, 2022

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Hardestto-Reach Unlocking Clean Energy Investmentsfor Those Living Beyond the Grid

whitePaper | March 23, 2022

The Problem: People Without a Path to Clean Energy Of the approximately 789 million people in the world who currently live without electricity many will gain access through grid extension and off-grid solar by 2030. However, estimates suggest that roughly 215 million people will be left behind because they live in risky or remote, rural areas where investors have been unable or unwilling to go. In the last decade, there has been a steady increase in financing available for clean, renewable energy, but that money is largely directed towards wealthier nations while millions in the Global South, in places like sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, still lack basic energy access.

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Resilience for Sustainable, Inclusive Growth

whitePaper | May 4, 2022

Economies and societies are enduring several crises simultaneously, all of which have a major humanitarian impact and potentially long-lasting second- and third-order effects. Climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, a very weak recovery and the danger of stagflation and now Russia’s invasion of Ukraine pose urgent questions of organizational resilience that cannot be addressed in isolation. These world-shaping events overlap in time, magnifying their impact. The current era is increasingly defined by the interplay of complex disruptions, with their disparate origins and longterm consequences. Institutions are not fully prepared for the new reality. Many react separately to each disruption in all-consuming responses. Before they can recover, the next crisis is at the door.

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