General Mills Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity Globally by 2030

General Mills set a goal of 100% renewable electricity by 2030 as part of the RE100 global corporate initiative. To achieve this, the company is investing in renewable energy efforts to support the company’s environmental objectives. Examples include two large-scale wind farms which will produce renewable energy credits (RECs), and anaerobic digestion (which captures and uses methane from waste to generate electricity). Internationally, the company is investigating renewable projects where it has energy-intensive operations.  “Signing on to a movement like RE100 extends our commitment to renewable electricity globally, across our supply chain,”…

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Pernod Ricard is taking 4 major steps towards achieving 100% renewable electricity

Pernod Ricard, the world’s second largest Wines and Spirits Group, is taking 4 additional steps in its drive to protect the earth and develop renewable electricity, a few days after COP25 in Madrid offered a stark reminder of the climate emergency.  RE 100The Group has today officially become a member of RE100, a global initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP which brings together 221 international companies committed to 100% renewable electricity. This announcement comes within the framework of the Group’s new Sustainability & Responsibility roadmap Good…

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P&G Purchases 100% Renewable Electricity in U.S., Canada and Western Europe

The Procter & Gamble Company is announcing that it reached its 2020 goal of purchasing 100% renewable electricity in the U.S. and Canada. The Company exceeded its original goal by extending the purchase of 100% renewable electricity to Western Europe. These three markets are among its largest and represent over 70% of P&G’s purchased electricity. This commitment was achieved ahead of schedule and signifies a strong start to reaching P&G’s goal of purchasing 100% renewable electricity globally by 2030. P&G’s largest individual contributors to its renewable energy production are its…

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Unilever achieves 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever have announced that its factories, offices, R&D facilities, data centres, warehouses and distribution centres across five continents are now powered by 100% renewable grid electricity.    As far as possible, Unilever’s transition to renewable electricity has been delivered through supporting the development of local renewable energy markets, with 38% of its grid electricity supplied through corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and green electricity tariffs. Where it has not been feasible to do this, Unilever has purchased Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) – openly-traded certificates linked to renewable electricity generation. Sam…

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