Archive for May 2012

GM, Millennials, and the future of sustainable living

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an interesting story on how General Motors ceased paid advertising on Facebook, citing that the ads don’t translate to consumer car purchases. This story piqued my interest not because of all the hoopla surrounding…

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Rebuilding Together, take 2

April 28th marked Rebuilding Together Day Rebuilding Together is an incredible nonprofit that provides critical home repairs, safety modifications, and improvements like energy efficiency work for low-income homeowners throughout the U.S. The organization rebuilds homes at no cost to the…

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A quick look back

We told you that April always keeps us busy here at Wells Fargo, and this year was no exception. From hosting eco fairs, speakers, and movie screenings, to organizing campus clean-up events and community volunteer projects, our 65+ Green Teams…

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Cities like bikes

As you may know, May is National Bike Month, so many communities are gearing up with activities to promote two-wheeled commuting. This is a great way to increase ridership, but so much more goes into growing and sustaining a population…

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Introducing our 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Readers, I’m pleased to announce that Wells Fargo’s 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report is debuting on the Wells Fargo Environmental Forum — . The report highlights our broad sustainability efforts, including environmental accomplishments on pages 29-34. Here to introduce the report…

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ESG Notes, Vol. 12

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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May 18th is Bike to Work Day

What better time to pick for Bike Month than May? The weather is starting to warm up and everyone is eager to shed their winter coats (not to mention pounds) and enjoy outdoor activities. Biking isn’t just a great way…

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Pedal power time

It’s my favorite time of year: Spring, when the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, bats are cracking, and biking to work is at its most delightful. Being May, it’s also Bike to Work Month—”an opportunity to celebrate the…

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Volunteers power California families with GRID Alternatives

As Environmental Forum readers, you’re bound to hear us celebrate one of our amazing environmental grant recipients, GRID Alternatives. In our five strong years of working together, Wells Fargo has provided GRID with more than $500,000 in funding to help…

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Envision Charlotte, powered by Smart Energy Now®

I am excited to introduce you to a Vincent Davis, the Director of the Smart Energy Now® Community Partnership at Duke Energy. Wells Fargo has had the opportunity to work with Vincent’s team at Duke Energy through Envision Charlotte, a…

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