Big Companies, Big Renewable Investments
24 global companies on the Fortune 100 list are realizing the many benefits of renewable energy. They are saving big money while building reputations for fighting climate change and supporting environmental sustainability.
Tech companies like Apple and Google are leading the way, but firms in traditional fields are also stepping up to the challenge: Walmart to Whole Foods, Hilton to Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson to Sprint – big firms are implementing big plans for wind energy, solar power, energy efficiency.
Walmart-owned Sam’s Club was the first retailer in the U.S. to mount wind turbines on parking lot light poles to support the energy needs of its store (pictured above, in Palmdale, California in 2010).
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