Archive for December 2011

E-Waste 101: Confessions of former IT professional

As you may know from previous blogs Wells Fargo is an e-Stewards® Enterprise. As such, I’m pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Carol Baroudi, co-author of Green IT for Dummies. I met Carol through my association with the e-Stewards® Leadership…

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“Greener” holidays

I would like to introduce Brenda Lindell, a 10 year + veteran employee of Wells Fargo, who serves as a project manager in our Technology and Operations group in Minneapolis, Minn. Brenda also serves as Co-Chair of our Wells Fargo…

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From Wyoming to China: more ESG Notes

Environmental Forum readers, here is the latest version of our ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Notes compiled each week by Adam Berkowitz. If you have any questions or comments about Nelson’s ESG notes, please leave them for Adam below or visit…

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A new sustainability initiative

Within the sustainability movement, there are many pieces of the proverbial pie. Certainly one piece (much larger than a sliver, actually) involves companies like Wells Fargo contributing meaningfully toward fostering a more sustainable future, such as through responsible products and…

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2011: A banner year for shareholder activism

Since the late 1970s, shareholder activism and corporate engagement have been a core component of socially responsible investing strategies; a blend of the “values-based” concept and the concept of “shareholder value.” The latter has definitely come into the forefront over…

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Customer satisfaction: three years at the top

This is just a quick post to thank our customers for giving us high marks and helping place us at the top of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) customer satisfaction list for large banks. This makes us extremely proud…

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The dark side of Black Friday

It’s rare that I recommend a TV show to our blog readers, but the truth is everyone should know where their trash goes. Over the Thanksgiving weekend, when Black Friday hit record sales numbers, I couldn’t help but think about…

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Goodbye, ATM envelopes

Good news! All of the deposit-taking ATMs in our network of more than 12,000 machines across the country are now entirely Envelope-Free! In case you haven’t seen them in action before, here’s a video clip I found on You Tube…

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ESG Notes

Environmental Forum readers, here is the latest version of our ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Notes, which build off of last week’s theme: There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but is there a “free good”? Enjoy! Want not, waste…

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