19 September 2023, New York - Google, Givaudan, Amore Pacific, AB InBev, Elevance Health, and E Ink, have been announced as winners of the RE100 Leadership Awards 2023 at a special ceremony at Climate Week NYC.
Judged by an international and independent panel, these RE100 members have been recognised for their pioneering work in accelerating the global transition to 100% renewable electricity.
Givaudan - Winner - RE100 enterprising leader award
“We’re extremely proud to be recognised for our renewable electricity efforts, the success of which is driven by colleagues around the world who play a part in our journey every day. As we continue to advance towards our own goals, we must also look at the bigger picture and the wider collective impact we can be part of. As a business community we must continue to raise our level of ambition on climate action; leveraging shared knowledge, insight and inspiration to fuel action. Partnerships like RE100 enable this which is why they are so vital to achieving our collective aims and why our membership is so important to us.”
- Willem Mutsaerts, Head of Global Procurement and Sustainability, Givaudan
Amore Pacific - Winner - RE100 market trailblazer award
"At AMOREPACIFIC, we strive to fulfil our mission of making both people and the world beautiful. In order to fulfil our mission, we are actively engaged in various activities to address the climate crisis facing humanity, and to promote coexistence with nature, with our sustainable management goal, 'A MORE Beautiful Promise' at our core.
As one of our main efforts, we have proactively promoted the market transition to renewable energy, overcoming unexpected challenges with innovative ideas and actions, in collaboration with various stakeholders in Korea. We are honored to have been recognized for our efforts and proud to win RE100 Market Trailblazer. We will continue to pursue innovation persistently, at times, even through trial and error, we will work hand in hand with the entire corporate ecosystem to find the best ways to create a more beautiful world."
- Jeongwha Oh, Head of Sustainability and Senior Vice President, Amore Pacific
AB InBev - Winner - RE100 key collaborator award
Elevance Health - Winner - Beyond 100%
“As part of our whole-health approach, which encompasses health factors outside of the doctor’s office, Elevance Health works to alleviate the effects of climate change on health," said Chief Sustainability Officer Hakon Mattson. "We are proud to be recognized for our ambitious and pioneering work in accelerating the global transition to 100 percent renewable electricity.”
E Ink - Winner - Best newcomer
“As companies face the environmental impact caused by intensifying climate change, taking steps to improve our carbon footprint is the responsibility of every person and organization in the world. As a leader in green display products, E Ink has committed to joining the RE100 initiative by introducing the use of renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions as well as optimized power consumption though highly efficient energy management systems. E Ink is dedicated to the mission of Climate Group to slow the disastrous effects of climate change. “
- Johnson Lee, CEO, E Ink Holdings
Google - Winner - RE100 changemaker award
"The clean energy transition is both critical to meeting the challenge of climate change and the greatest economic opportunity of our time. At Google, we believe that companies play an important role in empowering communities on the frontlines of climate change to be active participants and beneficiaries of the clean energy transition. We are grateful to be recognized as a RE100 Changemaker, but all credit should be given to the community partners who continue to walk with us in this journey. We look forward to working towards ensuring everyone, especially the communities where we operate, are part of solutions. Thank you to RE100 and the Climate Group for this recognition and to our many partners driving positive impact for people and the planet.”
- Caroline Golin, Global Head of Market Development and Innovation, Google