Schneider Electric Is Committed to Using 100% Renewable Electricity Across Its Global Operations by 2030

Dec 22, 2017 10:35 AM ET
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Here, Xavier Houot, SVP Global Safety, Environment, Real Estate, explains why the company is taking a dual approach to energy through RE100 and EP100. 

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Why is Schneider Electric going 100% renewable?

“Our 144,000 employees come to work every day with a passion for green growth. Some of them work to design innovative low-carbon technologies, energy efficient architectures, or circular business models. Others meet customers each day, support their resource productivity ambitions, and enable their journey towards zero emissions. Given this, we could not do less than align with this passion in the way we power our own sites and operations.

“Also, while we recognize the massive challenges to meet a two degrees Celsius trajectory, we are on the side of the “activists” as our CEO states, and not of the “pessimists”. We believe solutions exist, and they have to start with each of us, each of our companies.”

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