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The McKinsey study pointed out that about 40% of those companies never took into account climate change in their operations and that 44% of the CEOs had said that climate change was not a significant item in their agendas. Regarding the factors favoring consideration of climate change by companies, corporate reputation and media attention seem to have been more important than consumer preferences or personal convictions (McKinsey 2007, 3–8). This divergence may reveal that the incentive system within which corporations currently operate might not be oriented toward sustainability.
4 The Development of the Wind Sector...................................... 1 Grassroots Support and Communities....................... 4 Incremental Development of Technology.................. 3 Conclusion............................................................................................... 46 Energy scarcity and higher energy resource prices, together with enhanced awareness of environmental sustainability issues, are prompting governments, consumers, companies, and international organizations to question certain tenets of current energy and economic models.
Lastly, corporate unbundling was introduced, reducing the maximum stake of generators and retail distributors in system operators and transmission companies to 15% (Maegaard 2009, 9; OECD 1999, 7, 30–31). All of these efforts resulted in a transition from a system with a few centralized electric plants and heat-only district heating networks in the 1970s to the current decentralized network of CHP plants and windmills. 2 shows. 2 Denmark electric generation system in the mid-1980s and 2010. pdf, accessed April 2010.