The Multiple Pathways to Industrial Energy Efficiency: A Systems and Value Chain Approach

The Multiple Pathways to Industrial Energy Efficiency: A Systems and Value Chain Approach
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Lukas Brun | Gary Gereffi

In most companies, significant opportunities exist to improve energy efficiency, and many of them pay for themselves. However, organizational and financial barriers often prevent companies from capturing these savings. Closing this “efficiency gap” can have a big payoff for companies and society as a whole. To understand these barriers and identify strategies to overcome them, the report examines why and how product manufacturers adopt energy-efficiency improvements in their internal operations and supply chains. This report was sponsored by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Energy Program.

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