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Corporate Renewables Partnership

San Francisco

 

Date and Time

Monday May 11-Tuesday May 12, 2015
8:00 am-12:00 pm PDT


Location

San Francisco


Topics

#Climate Change, #Energy and Extractives, #Procurement


The Corporate Renewables Partnership will host an event in San Francisco, prior to the CERES conference. The partnership includes BSR's Future of Internet Power, Rocky Mountain Institute's Business Renewables Center, and World Wildlife Fund and World Resources Institute’s Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.

At this interactive workshop you can expect to learn about:

  • Innovative approaches that companies are using to buy renewable energy, the state of play in the corporate renewables arena, and how to get involved
  • Available navigation tools, progress update, and the future agenda for the Business Renewables Center
  • The Buyers’ Principles and utility dialogues they have launched to expand access to renewable energy
  • Unique issues facing renewables procurement for data centers, from BSR's Future of Fuels

For newcomers, introductory sessions to learn about these partnership initiatives are planned for Monday morning.

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