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Green Growth 50: Learning From Companies Boosting Profits While Cutting Emissions

Isabel Contreras and Christopher Helman of Forbes write on how companies are boosting profits while cutting emissions.

The C3 Take
  • Across the world, companies are showing that it is possible to be environmentally friendly and profitable.
  • eBay, for example, has cut its emissions by 29% since 2017 and is aiming to achieve a 100% renewable electricity supply for all of its offices and data centers by 2050 while remaining a leader in e-commerce.
  • Private sector leadership and innovation is making sustainability not only desirable, but profitable as well.

“This goal might actually be attainable in the next few years as eBay’s biggest clean energy projects yet come online. The White Mesa Wind Project in Texas (a joint venture with Apple, Sprint and Samsung) began operating this year, producing 75 peak megawatts for the four companies, enough to power 20,000 homes.”

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