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Copperleaf can help your organization decide where and when to invest in your business to maximize capital efficiency, meet performance targets, manage risk, and achieve your ESG and financial goals.
Environmental Justice and the Energy Transition
With rising demand for organizations to be environmentally and socially responsible, many companies are looking to emissions reductions and sustainable practices to demonstrate and fulfill their commitments to our planet.
However, one vital piece of the climate conversation that underpins significant impact and meaningful change may often be overlooked during the planning phase: environmental justice. How can companies make equitable decisions while navigating the energy transition?
Copperleaf’s Damien Quentin, ESG Leader, Americas, shares a few examples of how organizations can build greater trust and social capital through equitable asset investment planning.
Capital vs. O&M Investments: What’s the Cost to Customers?
When working with utilities, we often find that capital and O&M dollars have different rules and value associated with them. At many utilities, an O&M dollar is perceived as being much more valuable than a capital dollar.
Almost every utility, regardless of whether it is a government-owned or regulated, investor-owned utility, is very sensitive to rate impacts. Any significant rate increase is newsworthy even if the rate increase is necessary and justified. And because the immediate rate impact of the O&M spend is much greater than that of the capital spend, O&M spending becomes an important focus at every utility to minimize rate increases.
Read this blog to learn more about how optimization can help your business.
Six Best Practices for Effective Portfolio Management
Effective investment portfolio management is crucial to the success of any organization, as it helps decide what gets funded and what doesn’t. Historically, many organizations focused exclusively on near-term cost control to meet capital spend and short-term earnings targets. However, this approach can potentially lead to extinction in the digital age.
Organizations today require an integrated approach to managing their investment portfolios. To optimize performance across the entire enterprise, business units can no longer operate in siloes. The focus must now be on selecting initiatives that maximize the value delivered to the organization overall.
Download this white paper to learn more about effective investment portfolio management through best practices