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Businesses commit to transition to 100% renewable energy at Climate Week NYC

Author: The Climate Group, Published on: 22 September 2016

"World’s most influential companies announce investments in cleaner, smarter energy," 20 Sept 2016

Wells Fargo & Co. and Dalmia Cement are among a group of world-leading businesses…that…during Climate Week NYC 2016, made bold commitments to make better use of cleaner, smarter energy…RE100 announced eight new members today, including…Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)…VMware Inc. and Rackspace Inc.; VF Corporation …and…DNB – all committing to go 100% renewable. The pledges follow hot on the heels of Apple and Bank of America, both of which joined RE100…yesterday. Amalgamated Bank has also joined the initiative just days after General Motors…In addition to Dalmia Cement, the EP100 campaign today also welcomed three more new members; Mahindra Holiday and Resorts India…Danfoss Group, and…Hongbo Group…Damian Ryan, Acting CEO of The Climate Group, welcomed the new commitments: “It is widely acknowledged that we will not succeed in keeping a global temperature rise below two degrees without significant corporate leadership on energy…When it comes to renewables and energy productivity, investors and policymakers must respond to rising corporate demand and ensure that supportive policies are in place.”…

[Also refers to Diageo, Johnson & Johnson, The North Face, Timberland, and Wrangler.]

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Related companies: Apple Bank of America Diageo General Motors HP (Hewlett-Packard) Johnson & Johnson North Face (part of VF Corp) Timberland (part of VF Corp) VF Corp Wells Fargo Wrangler (part of VF Corp)