Building Social Capital: How Safety and Health Culture Affects Public Image
Creating a contemporary and holistic safety program and work culture not only creates empowered and ethical performers, but also serves the communities in which you operate and where your employees live. Oil and gas leads the way in industrial safety, because it is the right thing to do for the “work family” and it supports good business. When safe, healthy, and inspired employees leave work, they are engaged community members and outspoken advocates for their company. Conversely, employees who experience workplace injuries, low motivation, and a lack of connection to the work family are adversely impacted at home and can damage company image. Understanding the community interests in an oil and gas producers current and future work is important and helps to create and sustain beneficial and authentic relationships.
Responsiveness to Climate and Environment Through Technology and Investment
With air quality, water, and climate change continuing to dominate the political and public debate, investors have also taken notice and have expected that oil and gas operations respond to climate change and other environmental concerns. As technology evolves, new opportunities for efficiency and clean energy use have become more feasible. What are the latest breakthroughs in clean energy technology, and who is using them? As more companies adopt these technologies in the field, what are we learning about their successful use – and their limitations? This session will explore emerging trends, current applications, and how success is measured and communicated to investors and the public.
Executive, Energy Transition and Clean Energy Solutions, Baker Hughes, a GE company