Major bank Westpac, tech company Atlassian and Bank Australia are the latest Australian companies to join RE100. We hosted an update webinar to share our plans for 2019, and the annual reporting cycle has started, which will inform our Progress and Insights Report later this year. Read on for more of our latest news, including an overview of key upcoming events.
Momentum picks up in Australia
RBS and Landsec demonstrate leadership
RE100 members RBS and Landsec are the first companies to join all three of The Climate Group’s corporate initiatives; RE100, EV100 and EP100, making impactful commitments across renewables, electric vehicles and energy productivity.
Watch our latest campaign update webinar
Our latest RE100 webinar provided an overview of our plans for 2019 and how members can get more closely involved. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are an RE100 member and would like to watch the recording.
Showcase your progress through reporting
Members are reminded to complete their RE100 reporting by July 31. See our Reporting Guidance and watch our webinar for support. Contact re100@CDP.net for the webinar recording password and with any questions. Results will inform our next Progress and Insights Report.
Adobe held a design challenge day with The Climate Group for its employees to explore how companies can advance the clean energy transition. Apple is now working with 44 of its suppliers to grow renewable energy uptake. HP brought forwards its target to reach 60% renewable electricity by 2025 and 100% by 2035. Ingka Group (formerly IKEA Group) hosted ONE HOME, ONE PLANET, inviting sustainability leaders to explore a range of themes across sustainable retail.
Iron Mountain will soon power its Texas and Illinois facilities with 100% renewable power, Microsoft announced new solar and wind projects in Ohio and North Carolina and Starbucks is investing in solar across Texas. Walmart has completed contracts for 136 new wind and solar projects over the past year, equivalent to over 260,000 homes’ electricity usage.
To find out about our events and webinars, go to www.there100.org/events.