Fujitsu Joins RE100; Commits to Go 100% Green by 2050

Japanese IT giant joins over 130 major businesses in the global RE100 initiative, which is led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP. They are all committed to 100 percent renewable power.

Fujitsu Joins RE100

Aiming to source 100 percent renewable electricity by 2050, Tokyo-headquartered Fujitsu has joined RE100 with an interim target of 40 percent by 2030.

RE100 is a collaborative, global initiative uniting more than 100 influential businesses committed to 100 percent renewable electricity, working to massively increase demand for – and delivery of – renewable energy.

Japanese IT giant joins over 130 major businesses in the global RE100 initiative, which is led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP. They are all committed to 100 percent renewable power.

Commenting on the development, The Climate Group, Head of RE100, Sam Kimmins said, “We are delighted to welcome Fujitsu to RE100.”

“Their commitment comes at a crucial time, sending a clear message to the world that Japanese companies are committed, alongside their global peers, to using 100% renewable power,” Kimmins added.

Other than simply buying renewable energy, the company also has plans to invest in development and research, as well as technology trials, in energy management and storage. By doing so, it hopes to aid innovation in the clean power sector.

“With our technology and expertise, Fujitsu will show leadership in providing solutions for overcoming any barriers to disseminating renewable energy, such as cost,” said Hideyuki Kanemitsu, VP, Head of Responsible Business Unit, Fujitsu on joining RE100.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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