29 Jun '11, 3pm

Whole Foods, Intel, Kohl's Use the Most Renewable Energy of All Corporations

Whole Foods, Intel, and Kohl's top the list of publicly traded corporations that run on renewable energy, according to a survey released today by Bloomberg New Energy Finance and commissioned by Vestas Wind Systems A/S. The results are part of a new global ‘Corporate Renewable Energy Index' (CREX) that creates transparency on the amount of renewable energy used by the world's largest listed corporations. The CREX makes available for the first time information about the type and amount of energy used by corporations, providing insight that can be used to inform people about climate-friendly purchasing decisions. "For years, we have focused so much of our attention on the generators of clean energy," says Michael Liebreich, CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance. "For this report, we shift the lens just a bit to look at who is buying this electricity. The CREX brings transparen...

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