Global energy shortages and record-high utility costs are pushing industrial manufacturers to weigh their sustainable priorities again. And if the current energy crisis continues well into the 2023-2024 winter season as predicted, even worse news could be on the horizon unless companies step up their sustainability efforts now to mitigate the impact.
The immediate problem is simple: there’s not enough fuel available – leading to unfulfilled electricity needs and skyrocketing utility costs. Yet, this gap will never close if global demand soars higher and oil reserves become depleted, damaging manufacturing top and bottom lines and contributing to the decline of an already fragile global economy.
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