Wells Fargo in the Community

We’re taking action beyond the bank and our business – volunteering in our communities, and partnering with leading organizations nationally to improve our environment.

In the Community

Where We're Making a Difference

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

Our solar and wind portfolios have produced 61,800 gigawatt-hours of electricity, enough to displace the
release of 43.5 million tons of CO2. And because these renewable energy sources don’t require water for cooling, some 6.1 billion gallons of water have been saved. For our nation, that means projects owned in whole or in part by Wells Fargo produced 7.4 percent of US renewable energy generation in 2012.

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

Come to the table: Wells Fargo Green Teams grow organic for a local food bank.

It’s an unlikely spot for a farm. But thanks to Seattle University and Wells Fargo, a wastewater treatment site in Renton, Washington, has been turned into the Urban Farm, a new source of healthy food for families in need in Puget Sound.

Come to the table: Wells Fargo Green Teams grow organic for a local food bank.
Come to the table: Wells Fargo Green Teams grow organic for a local food bank.

Come to the table: Wells Fargo Green Teams grow organic for a local food bank.

It’s an unlikely spot for a farm. But thanks to Seattle University and Wells Fargo, a wastewater treatment site in Renton, Washington, has been turned into the Urban Farm, a new source of healthy food for families in need in Puget Sound.

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