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Newsletter: Annual report, a new members voice for the campaign and international developments

19 December 2019, 11:09 UTC 5 min read

  • RE100 Progress and Insights Report released at the start of COP25
  • New Advisory Committee selected.
  • New RE100 partner in the Republic of Korea and partners reviewing the Green Price Scheme.
  • Taiwanese Authorities recognise the importance of corporate sourcing, referencing RE100.
  • RE100 celebrates a year in Australia with a packed event.

RE100 welcomed 15 new members across November and December: DellDexusGrape KingHazama Ando CorporationHulicLIXIL CorporationLogitechMacquarieMirvacNABNREPPernod RicardRadio FlyerRakuten and Ralph Lauren.

Read on to find out more.

"As a leading Australian property group, we know that we can have a significant...impact by eliminating our carbon emissions and transitioning to...100 per cent renewable energy, and we intend to do this before 2030." 

Sarah Clarke, Group General Manager, Sustainability and Reputation, Mirvac

Annual Progress & Insights Report

Read about the progress members are making in the latest RE100 Annual Report. Released at the start of COP25, the findings have been used to call on governments and the energy sector to step up and remove barriers for committed companies. Thank you to members that have helped spread the word on social media. The Climate Group's CEO - Helen Clarkson, outlined findings in an interview on BBC World News and it was featured in City A.M. and reNews among others.


RE100 Annual Report.pdf

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Date added: 04/09/20

RE100 Advisory Committee

The new Committee is now in place including 9 corporate members and 7 independent advisers, providing members with a greater active voice. The first meeting will take place in Q1 2020. If you would like to feed your views in to this meeting please get in touch with Guste Saduikyte the new RE100 Engagement Manager.

RE100 in the Republic of Korea

This month, we formalised a new partnership with KSNRE to complement KoSIF's technical skills. Also, we can now confirm that the draft Korean Green Price Scheme is compliant with RE100's technical criteria. Local RE100 partners are liaising with government officials to resolve outstanding limitations of the scheme. Updates to follow soon.

RE100 in the Taiwanese Market

At a major industrial conference last month, Tsai Ing-wen, Leader of the Taiwanese authorities, described the importance of driving green supply chains. She directly mentioned RE100 in her speech and the article posted by the presidential office points out that corporate sourcing of renewable electricity is a worldwide trend and is required by international RE100 companies. 

RE100 Anniversary Event at Atlassian

Our Australia Coordinator, Jon Dee, ran an RE100 one-year anniversary event hosted by Atlassian last month. Mike Cannon-Brookes and Michael Liebreich joined him on stage along with member representatives from UnileverIngka group (formerly IKEA Group) & NAB to discuss corporate leadership on renewables in Australia.

Catch up: Webinars

2019's final RE100 Campaign Update Webinar took place last month, updating members on the last quarter's activities. Catch up on the November Gold Webinar: Peace Renewable Energy Credits - Supporting Renewable Energy and Impact in Fragile States (get in touch for the password). See also our EV100 webinar - Electric mobility and renewables - learnings from Solar Power Europe (Available to all).

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Mike Cannon-Brookes, Atlassian co-founder and co-CEO, in conversation with Jon Dee, RE100 Australia Coordinator, at the RE100 Australia Anniversary Event hosted by member Atlassian

Member News:

RE100 has now introduced a new Materiality Threshold. Please visit our website to learn more.

We are bringing together our plans for the 2020 Gold Member Webinar series. Gold Members, if you have any suggestions or would like to share a case study please do get in touch.

We are also developing plans for quarterly communications pushes around specific themes. We will be inviting members to help shape our stories, giving priority to Gold members. We will share more information in the next Campaign Update Webinar.

Dates for your diary:

January 23, 2020: GSMA Renewable Energy for 5G Europe Conference & Corporate Buyers Bootcamp, Brussels, Belgium. To learn more about the transformative power of 5G and its ties to the renewable energy sector, join RE100 at the first Renewable Energy for 5G Europe conference where we will be speaking.

February 4-5, 2020: RE-Source Poland Conference, Warsaw, Poland. This is primarily an opportunity for offtakers to get a better understanding of cPPAs and their specific characteristics, to learn about their types, and to adopt the model most suitable for their company’s profile.

February 4-6, 2020: GreenBiz 20, Pheonix, Arizona, USA. This is the premier annual sustainable business event. Join more than 1,500 sustainability leaders from business, government, academia and NGOs to explore the latest trends and form valuable connections. Members can save 10% off registration with the code GB20TCG. 

February 19-20, 2020: RAWI Forum, Moscow, Russia. This event brings together professionals from all sectors of the new energy industry within and outside Russia to communicate and exchange experiences, provides opportunities to ask questions directly to industry leaders. RE100 will be speaking.


March 5, 2020: Global Environmental Action (GEA) conference, Tokyo, Japan: Integration of the Environment and Economy: Towards a Virtuous Cycle of Environment and Growth. RE100 will be speaking. Please contact us if you are interested in attending.

March 26, 2020: RE-Source UK event, London, UK. This is the UK’s leading event for energy buyers and suppliers discussing the growth of clean energy sourcing in the corporate and public sector. Register early to benefit from the B2B network opportunities on offer. RE100 will be speaking.

March 31-April 1, 2020: REC Market Meeting 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The 10th anniversary of one the largest and most respected conferences for experts in the development of energy attribute certificates (EACs) and demand-side choice for energy consumers around the world. RE100 will be in attendance.