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Responsible Consumption and Production

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

  • [New] The largest U.S. automaker plans to make changes in its supply chain as it works to address the continuing semiconductor chip crisis that has forced significant production cuts. Reuters
  • [New] In anticipation of the Indian government's ratification of the Cambay stake acquisition, Oilex said is advancing the various steps needed to restart production from the C-73 and C-77H wells, while also planning to workover and re-complete C-77H to boost production in early 2022. Proactiveinvestors UK
  • [New] IBE will develop its Arrowsmith Hydrogen Plant in three stages with the first stage of 25 tpd of green hydrogen being produced during late 2024 with anticipated production of 5 tpd as part of its demonstration project. World Fertilizer
  • [New] Looking ahead, nickel production over the forecast period is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3%, reaching 2,730.6 kt in 2025.
  • [New] The production of solar panel production is dominated by China, and the import ban could pose a new challenge to bringing renewable energy to US households. Investor Ideas
  • [New] As the first pre-production F-150 Lightning trucks roll out of Ford's new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center and demand soars for the all-electric truck, Ford today said it will increase investment and add jobs to boost production. Jackson Diehl
  • [New] Czech carmaker Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, will halt production at two domestic plants for a week at the end of September due to chip shortages. The Star
  • [New] Citing supply chain challenges, IHS said it was cutting its light vehicle production forecast by 6.2% for 2021 and 9.3% for 2022, to stand at 75.8 million units and 82.6 million units, respectively. The Star
  • [New] With domestic consumption of oil and gas continually rising, there's an expectation that the IMF will demand to see the Algerian population pay the true market price for the fuel it consumes. The National
  • [New] In May, the International Energy Agency published a report estimating that around 1,000 GWh of battery manufacturing capacity is needed in 2025, while global annual battery production may be required to reach 1,500 GWh by 2030 for all electric vehicles combined. Mining Technology | Mining News and Views Updated Daily
  • [New] The projected increase in production follows recent reports by the EIA of a sharp decline in DUCs in all major U.S. shale regions. Hart Energy
  • [New] Oil and gas production from major U.S. shale plays is expected to rise in October, largely driven by an anticipated increase in Permian Basin output. Hart Energy
  • [New] Skoda Auto, which is part of the Volkswagen group, plans to stop production at its facilities across the Czech Republic for one week at the end of September because of chip shortages. Trading Pedia
  • [New] Shell aims to reduce the production of traditional fuels by 55% by 2030 and provide more low-carbon fuels such as biofuels for road transport and aviation, and hydrogen. Shell
  • [New] Spring Gully Foods at Adelaide in South Australia will acquire a new pasteuriser to reduce water usage and improve efficiency for the manufacture of condiments and preserved vegetable products.
  • [New] Production of maize, Kenya's staple food, is projected to decline by 50% in the affected regions due to low acreage under cultivation, while some areas will see total crop failure. The Guardian
  • [New] The first battery-electric Nikola Tre models will be delivered to select customers in the US in 2022, with the fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) model to enter production by the end of 2023. Hydrogen View
  • [New] U.S. producers could be doing more to boost production to meet the rising demand, such as restarting idled plants. WSJ
  • [New] Production of green hydrogen-derived shipping fuels could help Mexico meet its targets by catalyzing renewable energy supply chains, skills, and economies of scale. The Maritime Executive
  • [New] The capture of wild animals for domestic consumption not only poses a threat to protected migratory species but also significantly increases the risk of zoonotic diseases like COVID-19. The Extinction Chronicles
  • [New] A phaseout of oil and gas production would threaten hundreds of jobs, raise gas prices and make California more dependent on oil from foreign countries. AP News

Last updated: 19 September 2021