This paper provides a framework for companies seeking to demonstrate leadership in the transition towards a clean energy economy powered by 100% renewable electricity.

A rapidly growing group of ambitious multinational businesses are actively reshaping the energy market through their global investment decisions and accelerating a zero emissions economy, a new report shows.

This report focuses on RE100, a global, collaborative initiative of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable power, led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP.

States and regions are driving climate action toward a below 2 degrees Celsius world, but more and long-term ambition is needed to achieve this bold goal – the new Compact of States and Regions Disclosure report shows.

Rooftop solar has significant potential to contribute to India’s renewable energy targets and energy security. The Government’s target of 40 GW of solar rooftop capacity by 2022 has injected increased ambition into the sector.

About 30% of India’s population (77 million households or around 360 million people) lack adequate access to electricity. Most have to rely on expensive and dirty kerosene lamps for lighting.

RE100’s 2016 Annual Report "Growing market demand for renewable power" sets out the drivers for businesses to go 100% renewable, and reports on progress being made by companies and sectors in RE100. The report finds that on average, companies in RE100 are half way towards their 100% renewable electricity goals.

Unlocking ambition: Top corporate and sub-national climate commitments from CDP and The Climate Group identifies 200 companies, states, regions, and cities that have committed to full de-carbonization. The briefing is the third in a series of reports tracking the ambitious climate commitments made by “non-state” actors (i.e.

The Compact of States and Regions has released its first-ever Disclosure Report. The Compact of States and Regions provides the first ever single, global account of greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets made by state and regional governments.

India: Understanding market conditions for business to go 100% renewable sets out options for businesses seeking to switch more of their electricity supply to renewable sources of energy, through direct investments in their own assets, purchased electricity from a third party, or the buying of renewable energy credits.

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