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Apr 17, 2024

What Do Stakeholders Really Want From Colorado Businesses? True Corporate Sustainability.

Coloradans care about the natural world and will support efforts to preserve the environment. This is exemplified by the recently passed state bill 23-016, which aims to cut economy-wide emissions by 65% by 2030 and 90% by 2045. However, Coloradan firms that want to embrace corporate sustainability will need to go beyond greenwa[...]

Feb 7, 2024

Does Biden’s LNG Pause Risk Rockies Natural Gas Revolution?

The Biden Administration’s decision to delay new U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export permit approvals is risking a low-carbon revolution happening in the Rockies, which is positioning us to lower global emissions reductions, sustain durable rural economic activity and support America’s geopolitical strength for future de[...]

Jan 2, 2024

Hunters Aren’t the Only Ones to Thank for Colorado’s Wildlife Management

Colorado is home to an astonishing 960 wildlife species, the vast majority of which are neither hunted nor fished. Yet the successful conservation of Colorado’s impressive biodiversity —  both the wildlife and the landscapes they inhabit — is contingent upon funding generated by hunting and fishing licenses. These license[...]

Jan 2, 2024

Unlocking America’s Energy Security Begins in the West — Here’s Why

History has shown time and again that rising conflicts in distant lands can negatively impact energy security here at home. Such conflicts can be easy to ignore until they hit consumers directly in the form of higher energy costs. With the U.S. currently engaged now in wars in Europe and the Middle East and with […]

Dec 20, 2023

Capitalizing on Colorado’s Homegrown Energy

In a global economy where products are not only delivered the next day, but sometimes the next hour, it can be easy to lose track of where things come from. A former industry trade executive used to quip, “Kids today think milk comes from the grocery story, gasoline from the Conoco station, and 2x4s from […]

Dec 20, 2023

Made in Colorado (Winter 2023): AtmosZero’s Industrial Boilers

There’s a common misconception that the United States doesn’t manufacture much anymore. In reality, the country continues to out-manufacture China on a per capita basis, and domestic growth outpaced the global average for the first time in years in late 2022. Colorado is a case in point. Data from the Federal Reserve Bank of[...]

Dec 19, 2023

Keeping up With a Dizzying Array of Regulatory Air Changes

Colorado’s oil and gas industry has spent years — and millions of dollars — staying in compliance with an ever-changing regulatory landscape where the goalposts are constantly moving. However, continuous rulemakings and changes in state oil and gas regulations make it increasingly difficult for companies to keep up. READ: [...]

Dec 18, 2023

Balancing Net Zero and Keeping the Heat On

Access to affordable energy is a prerequisite for economic security, physical health and social wellbeing. Energy poverty occurs when a household is unable to access essential energy services and products. Coloradans are fortunate to live in a state where energy is reliably available, and instances of brownouts and blackouts are[...]

Dec 11, 2023

Denver Ranked 3rd Nationally in New Study for ‘Future-Readiness’

The future looks comparatively bright for the Mile High City, at least according to a recent study that set out to rank the 100 largest U.S. cities in terms of their “future-readiness.” Denver ranked third, behind only Seattle and San Jose, California. The study, released Oct. 10 and conducted by Point2, a Canada-based real [...]

Dec 11, 2023

2024: The Next Battle in Colorado’s Never-Ending Fracking Wars

For decades, Colorado’s oil and gas industry has been subject to a constant barrage of threats coming from a variety of angles, including regulation, legislation and litigation. During the last four of five election cycles, you can add ballot initiatives to that list. For years, environmental groups and ad-hoc coalitions have [...]

Dec 11, 2023

Who Will Lead Colorado’s Energy Future?

As ColoradoBiz prepared its fifth Energy Report, we identified more than 100 story ideas for consideration. From renewables to hydrogen to the electric grid to battery storage and critical minerals, we were again reminded that we’ll never run out of business stories to tell. And while this report may merely scratch the surface[...]

Sep 26, 2023

Top Company 2023: Energy

Now in its 36th year, ColoradoBiz magazine’s Top Company Awards program recognizes businesses and organizations based in Colorado or with a significant presence in the state that are leading the way in their fields, as demonstrated by financial performance, notable company achievements and community engagement. To be considere[...]