Fifth Third’s Commitment to Solar Power Earns Placement in Top Rankings

Mar 17, 2023 8:50 AM ET
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Fifth Third Bank has earned inclusion on several industry rankings due its commitment to renewable solar power. The rankings by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Solar Energy Industries Association grade companies based on green power use.

Fifth Third has achieved 100% renewable power since 2019 and has been carbon neutral for its own operations since 2020. The Bank recently completed installations of solar panels on five of its financial centers in Florida, the first time the Bank has had installations on its owned properties.

The Bank earned inclusion on three rankings by the Environmental Protection Agency for the quarter ending Dec. 21, 2022. They include:

The EPA Green Power Partnership’s Top Partner Rankings highlight the annual green power use of leading Green Power Partners within the United States and across individual industry sectors. According to the EPA, organizations can meet partner requirements through renewable energy certificates, or RECs, on-site generation and utility green power products.

Fifth Third also ranked #19 on Solar Energy Industries Association® 2022 “Solar Means Business Report.” The report tracks U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) installations that support commercial activities at U.S. facilities. Businesses ranked include the country’s largest brands to small business. Fifth Third was the #2 ranked financial services company.

A leader in environmental sustainability, Fifth Third has a $100 billion environmental and social finance target and bold operational sustainability goals to be achieved through 2030. Through Dividend Finance, the Bank is a national market leader for sustainable home improvement products and services for consumers.