Your company is part of international consortium. Some steps of your production cycle lead to negative environmental effect that can be minimized through better technology but cannot be eliminated at all. Being socially responsible your company invests regularly in improving the technology and facilitate responsible consumption of resources by company employees. These efforts have not been recognized by government and society in one of the geographical part the consortium operates in. To say more in this exactly part of the world your business experiences the most significant regulatory pressure and requires huge additional optimization to stay effective. Finance team has recently presented cost optimization solution the bigger part of which is to put freeze on any technological investments, connected with either production cycle or purification of any emissions.