The unclear prospects for energy policy in the United States are complicating life for businesses, which don’t have the luxury of avoiding an energy strategy. In Business Impact this month, we explain why every company needs to be rethinking the ways it consumes electricity and raw materials. Companies’ approaches to using energy and other resources are becoming a crucial part of how their brands are perceived. Spikes in energy prices can damage a company’s finances. And new analyses of how products are made can save companies money. We dive into the technologies that businesses ought to consider, and we explore new models for funding energy upgrades.