Digital solutions can help tackle global energy dilemma

Written by Corporate Knights

Our planet faces an energy dilemma. We’re undergoing a large-scale transformation driven by increased industrialization, urbanization and digitization and we’re on pace to increase global energy consumption by 50% in the next 35 years.

We’re also in the midst of an environmental crisis—the House of Commons drove this home when it declared a national climate emergency last month. With rising temperatures, the melting of polar ice sheets and catastrophic weather events, now more than ever, it’s crucial for governments and businesses to take drastic, meaningful steps towards sustainable energy use to combat these global issues before they become irreversible.

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By Corporate Knights

Corporate Knights Inc. (CK) includes the award-winning business and society magazine Corporate Knights, as well as a CSR research division which produces corporate sustainability rankings, research reports and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance. Its best-known rankings include the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada and the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. In June 2013, Corporate Knights was named “Magazine of the Year” by Canada’s National Magazine Awards Foundation.

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