Shell’s Operations Present “Climate Risk” to Investors

June 4, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

Last month, a ground-breaking study by Oil Change and other NGO’s calculated that Shell was the world’s most carbon intensive oil company, per barrel of oil equivalent to be produced.  The main reason for this is its massive expansion into Canada’s climate intensive dirty oil sands. The report looked at the carbon intensity of the … Read More

Shell Bottom of Emission Disclosure Ratings

March 17, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

For a decade now – since Ken Saro-Wiwa’s death and the Brent Spar fiasco – Shell has done its utmost to portray itself as a green oil company. It hasn’t quite gone to the lengths of its rival BP and completely rebranded its logo, but it has spent millions of dollars trying to change perceptions … Read More

The Trillion Dollar Wake Up Call

September 22, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Tackling climate change can have a significant impact on your company’s value to the total of $7 trillion, according to a new report by the London-based Carbon Trust. The report, based on analysis by McKinsey & Co, found that companies’ futures will be highly dependent on how well prepared they are for the move to … Read More

Wal-Mart Seeks Emissions Data

September 24, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart is to ask its suppliers to measure and report their greenhouse gas emissions in the biggest move to disclose emissions from businesses.Few companies disclose their emissions, making it difficult to judge which are ‘clean’ and which are ‘dirty’. Paul Dickinson, chief executive of the Carbon Disclosure Project, a group of … Read More