18 May '11, 9pm

Bank of America Targets 15% GHG Cut

Bank of America aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15 percent by 2015, against a 2010 baseline, the company announced today. The bank said the goal spans all of its operations in over 40 countries, and factors in the company’s acquisition of Countrywide and Merrill Lynch. The new target builds on a previous U.S. GHG reduction of 18 percent between 2004 and 2009. If met, the latest goal will take Bank of America to an overall global GHG reduction of more than 30 percent from a 2004 baseline. This is equal to annual emissions of more than 700,000 metric tons CO2 -equivalent, or to eliminating the annual GHG emissions from more than 124,000 passenger vehicles, Bank of America said. The company also announced a target today for 20 percent of its workplace real estate to be certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system by 2015. Currently 11 pe...

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