RE100: the world’s top companies committed to 100% renewable power

What is RE100?

RE100 is a global initiative organised by The Climate Group and CDP that comprises more than 400 influential corporates committed to 100% renewable electricity. Together, members drive climate action on clean power, electric transport, and smarter energy use in more than 175 markets worldwide.

Businesses all over the world can join and commit to procuring the totality of their electricity from renewable sources by a specified year. The strategies members use to reach their targets can vary.

Some companies are in a position to take a long-term industrial approach and provide capital and resources to build new off-site generation. Others are looking for long-term price hedging and opt for signing PPAs from renewable power plants. Regardless of the chosen solution, Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs) must be cancelled to document renewable consumption claims.

For most companies, buying unbundled EACs is the only available and accessible solution to reach renewable goals. Global EAC solutions for renewable claims are primarily Guarantees of Origin (GOs) in Europe, RECs in North America and International RECs (I-RECs) in a growing number of countries in Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs) by geographic region
Guarantees of Origin (GOs)
International RECs (I-RECs)
Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)
National Systems
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The impact of RE100 companies

Currently, RE100 members consume enough renewable electricity to power France. If RE100 was a country, it would be the world’s 10th largest in terms of electricity demand. That impact is growing.
RE100 members disclose their environmental data annually through the CDP questionnaire which, in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, classifies the emissions associated with purchased electricity as Scope 2. RE100 published a technical briefing, showing companies how to accurately describe their usage and procurement of renewable electricity.
As more global companies commit to using renewable electricity in their own operations, a chain reaction is expected where suppliers around the world also set the ambitious renewable targets. Ecohz works with RE100 members and has developed a Supply Chain Portal that allows them to efficiently work renewables into their supply chain.
Ecohz' more than 20 years of experience have attracted international corporate clients with sustainable goals, including BT, Tetra Pak, Signify, Carlsberg, H&M, KBN Bank, Unilever and many more. Get in touch to learn more about the products and services we offer to companies looking to reduce emissions.


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