Corporate Renewable Energy Index: Celebrating the leading corporations
The Corporate Renewable Energy Index provides first-time transparency in global corporate energy use, including renewable energy. The study is based on data from the CREX, a survey commissioned by Vestas and conducted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance of the world's 1,000 largest listed companies by market capitalisation, with currently 176 respondents.
In the 2011 Corporate Renewable Energy Index, sector leaders using most renewable energy are: News Corp. (Communications), Plum Creek Timber (Basic Materials), Kohl's Corporation and Whole Foods Market (Consumer), CLP Holding (Energy & Utilities), Toronto-Dominion Bank (Financial), Vestas Wind Systems (Industrial) and Adobe Systems (Technology). Whole Foods Market uses 100% wind energy, and as the leader in corporate wind energy use has been named Global Wind Energy Champion