Are EU energy companies sustainable investments?

How energy giants are getting on board with green plans

Jeremy Taylor of AllianceBernstein

Jeremy Taylor of AllianceBernstein

Oil and gas producers are often seen as vulnerable to global efforts aimed at curbing climate change.

However, some European energy groups might become part of the solution to climate change rather than part of the problem.  ESG and energy Energy companies' operations raise several important environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns. Why is generating higher returns from ESG a challenge? Extracting and producing oil and gas is carbon-intensive, while the polluting effects of oil spills and the risk of contributing to corruption in oil-producing countries are additional ESG risks.  Most major energy companies have raised their game in these areas in recent years. But ...

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