Environmental Sustainability

Climate change is one of the most urgent environmental and social issues of our time and we believe that collective action is needed to accelerate a just transition to a low-carbon economy and minimize the impact on vulnerable communities.

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Innovation & Technology

Soil Health Institute Launches Slakes: A Free Smartphone App To Measure Soil Aggregate Stability
“As one of the top commercial bank agricultural lenders in the U.S., Wells Fargo is a proud supporter of the Soil Health Institute and the development of Slakes,” added Robyn Luhning, Chief Sustainability Officer at Wells Fargo.

Innovation & Technology

Modular Buildings, Powered by Novel Technologies, Present an Opportunity To Combat the Housing Crisis Affordably and Sustainably
The U.S. is faced with the paradox of having to lower the cost of buildings while simultaneously reducing their emissions. Furthermore, these homes cannot be built in a way that sacrifices their quality, risking the dignity of their residents.

Green Infrastructure

NHT Launches Inflation Reduction Act Bootcamps for Housing Finance Agencies and Multifamily Affordable Housing Providers
National Housing Trust's 2023 Inflation Reduction Act Bootcamps will launch in May, with support from the Wells Fargo Foundation. Provide targeted support for state agencies and affordable housing owners/developers.

Environment

Luhning on Sustainability: ‘It Must Be Sustained Through Generations’
Eventually, my path led me to Wells Fargo. I appreciated Wells Fargo’s role as a leader in building sustained economic opportunity within local communities.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Wells Fargo Donates $300,000 in Support of Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico
Wells Fargo is donating $300,000 from the Wells Fargo Foundation to support three organizations providing urgent relief in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Fiona. The funding to the Hispanic Federation, SBP, and World Central Kitchen will focus on necessities like meals and supplies as well as resources for rebuilding efforts.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Wells Fargo 50K Gift to United Way of the Capital Area To Support Jackson State University and Jackson Communities During Water Crisis
United Way of the Capital Area proudly announces the generous gift of $50,000 from Wells Fargo towards the 2021-22 Emergency Disaster Crisis Relief Fund.

Environment

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launches First in Nation Cleantech Loan Fund To Accelerate Equitable Climate Action
The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) announced the launch of their nationwide LACI Cleantech Debt Fund, a first-of-its-kind green loan program to scale early stage cleantech startups and accelerate equitable climate action.

Environment

600-Acre Solar Farm to Power Wells Fargo Buildings in North Carolina
As Wells Fargo continues to ramp up efforts to respond to our planet’s climate crisis, the company has announced another major solar expansion, this time with our North Carolina neighbor Duke Energy.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Wells Fargo Surpasses $10 billion in Tax-Equity Financing of Renewable Energy Projects
s one of the U.S.’s leading clean energy investors, Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance, or REEF, provides tax-equity financing to utility-scale projects in the wind, solar, and fuel cell sectors. Launched in 2006 — and part of the company’s broader commitment to help accelerate the just transition to a lower-carbon economy — REEF has now provided more than $10 billion in tax-equity financing in support of more than 500 renewable energy projects across the country.

Environment

Renewable Energy Advances Energy Sovereignty in US Tribal Communities
Now in its third year, the Tribal Solar Accelerator fund (TSAF), an initiative of GRID Alternatives, launched with seed funding from Wells Fargo that aims to catalyze the growth of solar energy and expand solar job opportunities

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