This segment is from Thursday's edition of 'Digging for Value', in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy & materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays & Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy & materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

For Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile (NYSE:SQM), its business units have a bright future. Unfortunately, the company's CEO has put investors in a tough spot. As part of our "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman offer up their thoughts on why they want to believe in the company but simply can't quite get passed the questionable actions of management. Check out the short video clip below for more.

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