Archive for February 2011

Another benefit of going paperless: protecting your identity

Many of you already know that online banking, mobile banking, and bill pay are convenient services that can provide far-reaching environmental benefits in terms of saving paper. But there’s an added benefit of going paperless: It can reduce the risk…

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Health implications of climate change

What compels you to take action to address climate change? Economic opportunity? Water issues? What about risks to your health? Through our National Environmental Grants (PDF), we are proud to support the growing body of research that supports climate change…

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Please vote!

A number of the organizations we have supported over the years are up for an Excellence in Renewable Energy Award. Yeah! The Awards celebrate major achievements and innovations in the North American renewable energy landscape by companies, people and projects…

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Increased environmental financing, year-by-year

We’re still lending! In fact, Wells Fargo’s 2010 Environmental Finance Report (PDF), released today, shows that we increased financing for environmental businesses and projects by over $1.3 billion in 2010 alone. In 2005, we announced our 10-point environmental commitment. The…

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Rising to the green challenge in St. Louis

Although the issue of climate change has been a tough sell at the national level, many local governments are stepping up to the challenge by encouraging sustainable operations and green business development in cities throughout the U.S. One such program…

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February Poll of the Month: saving paper

We’re back! Thanks to everyone who participated in our December Poll of the Month! The question, as you may recall, was: What is your favorite homemade item to give and share as a gift? The overwhelming winner—with 70% of the…

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