Peter Jameson is the global topic lead for sustainability and climate within Boston Consulting Group's Infrastructure, Cities & Transport team. He works across industries with a focus on climate and sustainability strategy and transformation.
Before joining the firm, Peter gained experience in a senior position at Coloplast, a leading Danish medtech company, where he was responsible for innovation, and during the first part of his career, in the British Royal Navy.
BCG surveyed 125 companies that ship cargo to gauge their willingness to pay a premium for carbon-neutral shipping. Their responses present both challenges and opportunities for the shipping industry.
Revenues from a carbon tax could run into the trillions of dollars by 2050 and unlock real acceleration in the maritime industry transition.
Tugboats are an overlooked link in the maritime supply chain when it comes to pressures to decarbonize.
With the potential to create over 350,000 jobs, Nordic net zero is the largest opportunity individual businesses and the economy have seen for decades. It will require the Nordics to decarbonize smartly and invest approximately €860 billion, but immediate action puts the economic benefits within reach.
COP 26 showed that the shipping industry has taken a strong leadership role, but without policy makers and regulators working in unison, we will not see the unlock that is required.