The list of Companies Comitting to 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is Growing.
Many companies are starting to look at their energy and carbon footprints and some are deciding to set some very public corporate goals for themselves for the coming years. These goals are typically stated to reduce CO2 in thier operations or for example, to move to 100 percent renewable energy sources by some announced timeframe.
HP Inc. is an American technology company, created on November 1, 2015 as one of two successors of Hewlett-Packard, along with Hewlett Packard Enterprise.It develops and provides hardware, such as personal computers and printers. It is the legal successor of the old Hewlett-Packard.
Making the commitment to 100 percent renewable electricity.
HP Inc. has recently pubished their 2015 sustainability report and in it they have comitted to achieve 100 percent renewable electricity within global operations with an interim goal of achieving 40 percent worldwide by 2020.
In addition HP Inc has committed to reduce the GHG emissions intensity of its product portfolio by 25 percent by 2020. HP was the first company in the IT industry to set GHG emission reduction goals across its operations, supply chain and products.
“Climate change is the most challenging environmental issue of our lifetime,” said Nate Hurst, HP’s Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer.
HP is committed to being an environmental steward; therefore, we continue to measure and reduce the impact of our products, operations and supply chain activities.
To read the HP 2015 Sustainability Report click the link.
As we said the list is growing and companies that do commit to 100 percent renewable energy will not regret it.
Gordon’s expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.