Green Power Partnership
|The World Bank Group|
|Organization Type||Non-Profit (NGO)|
|Percentage Green Power||106.5%|
|Purchasing Third-Party Certified Green Power Product?||Yes|
|Awards/Recognition||Green Power Leadership Award 2005|
|Environmental Web Page|
Environmental sustainability is actively integrated into the World Bank Group’s lending portfolio, policy advice, and technical assistance. By reducing their own corporate environmental impacts, they are in line with their institutional mission to reduce poverty, as environmental degradation disproportionately impacts the world’s poor people.
The World Bank purchases renewable energy to cover all of for 100 percent of the organization's electricity use. "This sets an example for other institutions in the Washington, D.C. area and globally, that using alternative energy is a sound and important choice,” said GSD Director, T.V. Somanathan.