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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Recent Stories

Expanding solar savings
By Pia Hahn November 18th, 2014

The GRID Alternatives expansion to the mid-Atlantic region (Washington D.C.) in September was a big success. I blogged about...

Makah Indian Tribe rebuilds critical dock, keeps fishing jobs
By Jen Hibbard October 17th, 2014

In 2013, the Makah Indian Tribe in Neah Bay, Washington, experienced a devastating loss when its only commercial fishing...

Joanne Lasnier Guest Blogs for Business Council on Climate Change
By Pia Hahn October 13th, 2014

Wells Fargo team member Joanne Lasnier recently was featured as a blogger on the Business Council on Climate Change...

Strength in numbers: Cleaning up the coast in California
By Pia Hahn October 9th, 2014

It is my pleasure to introduce our newest guest blogger, Holly Rockwood. Holly is a communications manager for Wells...

RFP process is open for the 2015 Environmental Solutions for Community Grants program
By Ashley Grosh September 17th, 2014

We’re excited to once again announce that the Request For Proposal (RFP) process is now open for submission for...