3 More Companies Commit to 100% Renewables

Apple, Bank of America and Amalgamated Bank have pledged to go 100 percent renewable,

joining the RE100 group

.


This new solar project will supply Apple’s data center in Arizona with renewable energy.


Apple

Bank of America also announced it will be “carbon neutral” by 2020, while Apple announced new commitments to power its supply chain with

renewable energy

.

“Apple is committed to running on 100 percent renewable energy, and we’re happy to stand beside other companies that are working toward the same effort,” said Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives.

The announcements at Climate Week come on the heels of

GM’s pledge

last week to power its worldwide operations with 100 percent clean energy by 2050.

/res/community/twitter_embed/?iframe_id=twitter-embed-776776146306396161&created_ts=1474032839.0&screen_name=EcoWatch&text=.%40GM+Commits+to+Run+on+100%25+%23Renewables+by+2050+https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2Fx9dhx4uXCH+%23RenewableEnergy+%40BusinessGreen+%40VanJones68+%40edbegleyjr+%40mzjacobson&id=776776146306396161&name=EcoWatch

“Apple has taken another important step to deliver on its commitment to powering its corner of the internet with 100 percent renewable energy,” said Gary Cook, Greenpeace senior IT analyst. “This deal once again shows that renewables are not just good for the environment, but good for business.”


For a deeper dive:


News


:


GreenBiz

,

BusinessGreen

,

Ars Technica

,

Mashable

,

Global Times

,

PV-Tech

,

edie.net

,

Environmental Leader

,

CNBC


For more

climate change

and

clean energy

news, you can follow Climate Nexus on

Twitter

and

Facebook

, and sign up for daily

Hot News

.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s