Vestas develops, manufactures and markets wind turbines that generate electricity. Vestas is the only global company dedicated exclusively to wind energy and has installed more wind power than any other firms at this time. Together with their customers, Vestas’ more than 25,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable
Hannon Armstrong is a capital and services provider focused on sustainable infrastructure markets that reduce climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions as well as mitigating the impact of, or increasing resiliency to, climate change. They invest in assets that reduce GHG emissions or deliver other tangible environmental benefits, such as reducing water consumption.They are the first U.S. public company focused exclusively on making investments in climate change solutions.
TerraForm Power is an owner and operator of a best-in-class, 2,600+ MW renewable power portfolio including solar and wind assets primarily in the U.S., focused on serving the needs of utility, commercial and residential customers. Terraform Inc. capitalises on the growth in renewable power generation, has projects in various countries, and is moving us toward a sustainable planet, earning it top awards for best solar projects in Latin America, and North America.
First Solar is leading the way when it comes to dependable, cost-efficient renewable energy. They have financed, constructed and now operate many of the world’s largest grid-concentrated solar power plants. They also provide the industry with leading eco-efficient PV solutions which generate more energy at a competitive cost with the smallest environmental impact. Additionally, First Solar sites around the world allocate funds for area-specific charitable donations.
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IBM is known for their hardware systems. They are increasingly moving their efforts toward innovative software, cloud and digital security solutions. IBM has strategically focused on advancing women’s career development in the tech industry and have received awards for their work on these programs. In addition to providing much needed hardware systems, they have strong diversity in their leadership.
Digital Realty Trust provides a unique and elite service in the rapidly expanding market of data acquisition and ownership. They have strong sustainability alignment and have started various internal initiatives including clean power sourcing aimed to increase the quantity of site-level clean energy sources across their portfolio. Their Clean Start Program gives clients free access to green energy by producing third-party verified renewable energy certificates (RECs). Clean energy is generated by power plants that are fueled by renewable resources such as wind, solar, and biomass. After the first year, Customers can continue to purchase renewable energy credits through Digital Realty.
Danone is a leading global food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition where they inspire healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking practices. Danone concentrates on high-growth and health-focused categories where they commit to operating in an efficient, sustainable and responsible manner.
Koninklijke is a leader in medical technology and health services. Their products and services help physicians diagnose patients and allows greater data sharing and analysis. Their sustainability program aims to increase social benefits and reduce environmental impact. Koninklijke has also committed to carbon neutrality and recycling 90% of operational waste by the end of 2020.
Apple provides top of the line technology and electronic devices such as smartphones, computers, and watches all over the world. They are making efforts to create devices that accommodate the blind and visually impaired communities. Apple plays a major role in education, providing camps, school support and various other initiatives for childhood education.