31 Oct '16, 10am

The push for 100 percent renewables: Tallying corporate progress

The push for 100 percent renewables: Tallying corporate progress

It's been a big month for climate action. Enough countries joined the Paris Agreement for it to enter into force , an amendment was approved to the Montreal Protocol to phase out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), and a new global deal on aviation was forged to curb the fastest growing sector of emissions. It was a momentous month for global climate action. However, as new climate policies and agreements begin to take effect, businesses already had their eye on the ball. Last year, companies in the U.S. signed more than 50 percent of wind contracts. Corporate renewables deals have doubled year-over- year for the last several years. Picking up on these trends, a new report from the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), “Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement: A Snapshot of Key Trends, Strategies, and Practices in 2016 ,” finds that corporate purchasers of renewab...

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