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Advocacy groups

Large corporates and multinationals recognise the opportunity of shifting their global energy demands from fossil fuel generation to a more sustainable path by purchasing renewable energy. This opportunity will help meet sustainability goals, satisfy both customer and stakeholder demands and will mean cheaper electricity at fixed costs.

With major corporations such as Google, Apple, Microsoft and many more investing in renewable energy, the links below will be useful to gain further information on this topic.

RE100 – meet the world’s most influential companies commiting to 100% renewable power.

We Mean Business – a coalition of organisations working to facilitate the transition to a low carbon economy.  We Mean Business is a common platform to amplify the business voice, catalyze bold climate action by all, and promote smart policy frameworks.

Business Renewables Centre – is part of the Rocky Mountain Institute and is a collaborative platform aimed at accelerating corporate renewable energy procurement.

CERES – is a non-profit organisation advocating for sustainability leadership.  It works with companies, investors, government to advance innovative solutions that will reduce carbon emissions, increase energy efficiency measures and use of renewable energy sources and improve power grid technologies to deliver cleaner energy in better ways.

World Resource Initiative – WRI works with businesses, policymakers, and civil society to transform the global energy system aimed to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas pollution while meeting the energy needs of the poorest and building competitive economies.

Climate Action – Establishes and builds partnerships between business, government and public bodies to accelerate international sustainable development and advance the ‘green economy’.

IRENA – is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy.