Archive for April 2011

Behind the scenes of paper reduction

As you may have heard, we here at Wells Fargo are doing our best to encourage our customers to switch to paper-free products, like our Envelope-FreeSM ATMs and online banking options. What you might not have heard is that we’re…

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They just feel good

I was just chatting with one of my colleagues, Brian McNutt (Wells Fargo Construction Manager Extraordinaire), about our retail banking stores and the differences between stores built to conventional standards and those built to LEED® standards. He finally summed it…

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“Going green” can help your small business

Businesses do not become environmentally friendly overnight. Incremental changes and positive results add momentum that can lead to bigger—and greener—changes overtime. About a year ago, Michele introduced you to guest blogger Richard Weeks, Senior Vice President for Wells Fargo’s Internet…

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Rebuilding Together, one energy efficient home at a time

April is a busy month at Wells Fargo. From financial (Teach your Child to Save Day on April 12) and career education (Take your Child to Work Day on April 28) to community involvement (National Volunteer Week from April 10-16)…

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Cleantech Open: the commitment to make a difference

Please let me introduce Rex Northen, the Executive Director for the Cleantech Open—the largest business competition in the world that is sweeping our country. I have gotten to know Rex over the last few years, and his passion for innovation…

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Clean air is “green” air, revisited

In my last post I talked about home air quality and made a promise to you that I would be back to talk about how Wells Fargo is addressing air quality in our stores. Well, here I am! I hope…

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Support the shift to paperless

Consumers have adopted so many electronic things—such as books, maps, greeting cards, and invitations—it is just a matter of time before electronic banking becomes the norm. In fact, I’m surprised it is not already the norm! Why is it taking…

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April Poll of the Month: What would compel you to switch to paperless banking?

Thanks everyone, for participating in our March Poll of the Month about participating in Earth Hour 2011! As you can see, 82% of you who responded said that yes, you were going to show support for global action on climate…

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