The CEO Climate Dilemma - CLIDEMY CLIMATE ACTION POLL - India Renewable Energy Consulting – Solar, Biomass, Wind, Cleantech
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CEOs are one of the most powerful stakeholders worldwide when it comes to climate action. They after all hold all most of the strings – purse strings, human strings and the strategy strings.

CEOs in most of the carbon emitting industries have a really big challenge when it comes to decarbonization: If they were to take really quick, deep climate action, there is a good chance their businesses might suffer in the short term, and some might even face critical uncertainties in their operations. Sure, sustainability and climate action pay over a longer term, but most CEOs have to answer many questions every 3 months!

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Is it any surprise that many of them go for somewhat questionable decarbonization schemes such as carbon offsets and carbon trading? Essentially, they cannot bite the bullet right now, so they are OK with paying off someone else to do the “job”.

I work with a number of CEOs, across industries, and all of them personally have highly positive intentions for environment. But when it comes to their actual work and decisions on climate action, most of them are paying lip service, or worse, greenwashing.

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Today’s Clidemy poll is thus on this topic – your opinion on how CEOs are doing on climate action.

Poll by: CliDemy – the Climate Academy – 𝘸𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘭𝘺 𝘸𝘪𝘴𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘦𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘦𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘢 𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥𝘸𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘣𝘺 2030. Help us do that!

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About Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi)

Narsi, a Director at EAI, Co-founded one of India's first climate tech consulting firm in 2008.

Since then, he has assisted over 250 Indian and International firms, across many climate tech domain Solar, Bio-energy, Green hydrogen, E-Mobility, Green Chemicals.

Narsi works closely with senior and top management corporates and helps then devise strategy and go-to-market plans to benefit from the fast growing Indian Climate tech market.


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