Inside Green Mountain Energy: 2010-2011 Sustainability Report

Green Mountain Energy Company customers can now get an inside peek into how “green” the company really is by visiting our new interactive 2010-2011 Sustainability Report website!

Green Mountain is pleased to share information about our company’s markets and products, as well as environmental standards. Some of the 2010-2011 Sustainability Report highlights include:

  • Introduction of interactive, easy to navigate format. Online site combines various digital elements that are reader-friendly, visually engaging and invite reader feedback. It also offers more flexibility for Green Mountain to refresh content as it becomes available.
  • Largest environmental impact from customers to date. In 2011, Green Mountain customers helped avoid 4.5 billion lbs of CO2!
  • Increased recycled materials within business practices. All billing envelopes were transitioned from 30% to 100% post-consumer recycled waste materials.
  • Nearly double participation in the employee commuting program. 2011 was the strongest year for employees commuting in environmentally friendly ways to work since the program was launched in 2006. Employees saved over 62,000 miles and avoided nearly 57,000 pounds of CO2 emissions.

Environmental responsibility is at the core of our business and our company culture, as well as our mission to change the way power is made.   We are excited to share such a powerful, transparent report that shows the amazing impact our company and our customers have had for the environment.  Be sure to see how YOU are helping make a difference by visiting the “By The Numbers” chart that displays how much CO₂ has been avoided by Green Mountain customers!

To view the 2010-2011 Green Mountain Sustainability Report, visit www.greenmountainenergysustainability.com.