Forbes: Are The Oil Giants Rising To Shareholder Demands And Cutting CO2 Levels?

Pierre Conner

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by Forbes senior contributor Ken Silverstein for a story about whether oil companies are cutting carbon dioxide emissions in response to the demands of activist investors.

“Driving down the cost of capital is every company's mandate to create present value,” says Pierre Connor, executive director of the Tulane University Energy Institute, in an interview with this writer. “Therefore if you follow that logic, you will see the reaction to demands for increased transparency and changing priorities.”

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