From our beginning as a committee within the American Institute of Mining Engineers (AIME) in the early 1900s, SPE has grown into an independent, nonprofit global society with more than 119,000 members in 138 countries. Learn more about our history. SPE provides unparalleled insights, shared expertise, life-long learning and community strength to fuel the success of our members and the future of the industry. SPE manages key industry resources including OnePetro and PetroWiki, in addition to publishing magazines, books and peer-reviewed journals. We host more than 100 conferences, workshops, and other events each year around the world. Our community of members share knowledge, connect with others in their disciplines and local chapters and support and recognize member achievements in the industry.
Society of Petroleum Engineers
222 Palisades Creek Dr, Richardson, TX 75080
IndustryOil, Gas and Mining
CategoryEnergy & Utilities
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) refers to three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of investments. At its core, ESG investment involves gauging a company’s long-term, rather than short-term, sustainability. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) refers to three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of investments. A growing number of investors rely on these factors to determine whether they ultimately want to invest, or continue to invest, in a given business. The practice places value on companies’ choices to be environmentally conscious, ethically aware, and forward-looking. While ESG investment may be characterized as ethical in its approach to capture environmental and social impacts, at its core, ESG investment involves gauging a company’s long-term, rather than short-term, sustainability.