HSBC to Switch to 30% Wind Power

hsbc.gifThe US operations of HSBC commited in December to the principal of eventually being carbon-neutral. GreenBiz reports the bank will now purchase almost 45,000 MWh of wind-energy credits. The purchase will cover 30% of HSBC’s energy requirements and is among the single largest wind energy purchases so far made in North America.

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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.