Archive for January 2012

ESG Notes, Vol. 8

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 Capital’s ESG notes, please leave them for Adam below or…

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Rethinking energy with GRID Alternatives

We’ve told you before about GRID Alternatives and the amazing work that they do to provide solar energy to low income home owners. We’ve also told you about a few of our volunteer projects to help install solar systems throughout…

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$100 Million Solar Fund

Environmental Forum readers, we wanted to make sure you saw today’s announcement, so we’re reposting it here! Wells Fargo and Enfinity America Corporation (Enfinity)—one of North America’s leading solar energy companies for commercial, municipal, educational and utility-scale customers—announced a…

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Helping a family rebuild in Georgia

On September 1, 2005, Sgt. Charles “Buddy” Mays suffered a life-altering event. While returning from a mission in Mahmuiyah, Iraq, Buddy’s vehicle detonated an IED, seriously injuring him, two other members of his unit, and killing two others. Buddy suffered…

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Slaying energy “vampires”

Based in an energy “vampire” hub for the U.S., the Vancouver Green Team decided to start slaying the energy suckers in their midst. The team—with Debra Kennedy, Vaughan Schmall, and Candice Todd in charge—developed a comprehensive energy efficiency education program…

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ESG Notes, Vol. 7

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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Plastics: A great or grim future?

It is my pleasure to introduce our Environmental Forum leaders to Joanne Lasnier. Joanne works with Wells Fargo’s wholesale marketing and internal communications team in San Francisco. She is a wonderful environmental advocate, serving on the leadership committee for the…

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Socially responsible investing & market risk

One of America’s greatest strengths is its ability to balance populist ideals with capitalism—this is why America has always been a beacon of opportunity for people all over the world. Coming from the depths of a financial crisis into an…

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Inspiring our 2012 agenda: our 1st leadership conference!

In October 2011, Wells Fargo hosted our first ever Green Team Leadership Conference in Charlotte, NC, one of our headquarter cities. With more than 80 of our volunteer Green Team leaders in attendance (representing our more than 50 teams!) coming…

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ESG Notes, Vol. 6

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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