18 Oct '11, 12pm

Most Oil and Gas Companies Shunning Sustainability Goals

Most Oil and Gas Companies Shunning Sustainability Goals

Green Research, a New York-based corporate sustainability research and advisory firm, today released its latest benchmark of corporate environmental sustainability goals, this one analyzing the oil and gas industry. The study found that the industry is distinguished by its reluctance to set specific sustainability goals. "It is striking how few of the major oil and gas companies have set public goals," said David Schatsky, principal analyst and founder of Green Research. "This industry could do a better job of meeting the expectations of investors and of the public." The study found that just five of the 11 largest global oil and gas companies have announced any public environmental sustainability goals at all. The study considered as goals only specific commitments that deliver environmental benefits and have either quantitative targets or specific timeframes. The researc...

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