Visa commits to 100% renewables by end of next year

Visa, a global payments technology company, has joined RE100 by committing to use 100 percent renewable electricity across its global operations by the end of 2019.

RE100 is led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, to scale-up corporate demand for renewables in the global energy market – showcasing the business case for action and overcoming barriers to accelerate a zero-emissions economy.

Helping to make its bold 100 percent renewables target easier to reach, Visa has been implementing a range of smart solutions to reduce its energy consumption, from efficient lighting and controls to improvements to its data center infrastructure.

The company is also working with local utilities and electricity market providers to purchase renewables where possible.

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