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Announcing a Special, Limited Email Series: Developing Your ESG Strategy

SGA has teamed up with Adamantine Energy to bring our members a special series for companies just getting started on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) work. SGA members can “Opt-In” to this series by clicking on this link. In March, SGA hosted a webinar with Adamantine titled “ESG: Disruptions,...
How To Traverse Polarized Conversations: Moving From ‘Best For Me’ To ‘Best For We’
Today’s voices are loud and sometimes unyielding. They are entrenched in their position. We find our neighbors, friends, and family ready to go to the mat over politics, the environment, diversity, and other topics of passion. People are dividing themselves into categories, drawing lines in the sand, making it increasingly challenging to collaborate for mutually...
Welcome to 2021-Innovating to a Clean Energy Future
As we say goodbye to 2020, we take a moment to celebrate the good things that happened in 2020, (there were so many!) and look ahead to the new year! Looking forward, I believe the demand to innovate has never been higher. This expectation is why we are reimagining our committee structure. New Sections such...
NATURAL GAS TAKE ACTION MONTH WRAP UP
What an incredible month. We launched SGA’s first-ever Natural Gas Take Action Month with one objective:  To empower our colleagues with the facts and confidence to tell our story. And clearly, you became empowered!   Attending insightful webinars featuring inspirational speakers and trending topics, taking the chance to “Ask an Executive” via video, joining Natural Gas Champion training, and sharing...
EVERY ENERGY SOURCE HAS A PRO AND A CON.
When people chant “keep it in the ground,” I’m sure they weren’t referring to wind blade waste. There is no energy panacea. Every energy source has a pro and a con. In a recent article from Bloomberg.com, they offer a good perspective on the pollution of wind, in that the turbine blades are not recyclable,...
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Giving Voice to Natural Gas: The Power of Grassroots Advocacy in Shaping Our Clean Energy Future
In pursuit of the “A-HA” moment. Grassroots efforts present each of us an opportunity to communicate about clean energy, how natural gas will help achieve shared climate goals and policies that will support a sustainable energy solution. Environmental activists have harnessed grassroots efforts to shape perception and public policy on fossil fuel. While they may...
SGA NEWSLETTER “THE LINK.” Q3 2020
Check out the latest edition of the SGA LINK! Discover how you can help change the narrative and tell the truth about the very real benefits of natural gas. It’s time to take the narrative back!   READ HERE
SGA NEWSLETTER “THE LINK.” Q2 2020
The second quarter of 2020 was a period that caused many of us to master the art of the purposeful pivot. From health-related concerns to engaging in an essential and complicated conversation about bias and disparity, our springs were definitely not what we anticipated. While many things have changed, much of our work remains the...
Honoring Roger Reid
Today, SGA honors Roger Reid, SGA Managing Director and Innovator (1977 – 1996). Roger Reid, SGA’s second President, passed away Monday after battling Covid-19.  Roger (whom I did not know personally but feel I know from the stories of many) changed the face of the association.  He is known fondly by those who had the...
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Absolutism of Power and the Self-Righteousness of Environmental Activism
“Rolling blackouts plagued California last week as a heatwave instigated electricity demand that pushed the grid to the limits and exceeded California’s power capacity. It was a direct result of California’s absolute agenda of eliminating natural gas power.” Read more from this blog. By Suzanne Ogle President & CEO Southern Gas Association