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Environment

Eliminating 124,000 cars worth of CO2 by 2015 is just the beginning.*

Global Change Requires Local Action

Every time you buy something made of recycled materials or turn off that extra light, you're helping to lower your own environmental footprint. Most of us do small things like that to help. The people highlighted here are doing much more. We're proud to support them and follow their lead by reducing our own carbon footprint. With the completion of our 10-year, $20-billion environmental business initiative ahead of schedule, we stepped up and announced a new 10-year, $50-billion goal starting in 2013. We hope to be a catalyst for addressing climate change, sparking the innovation economy and advancing a transition to a low-carbon future.

Bank of America announces new energy efficiency finance program

May 25, 2011

In its ongoing effort to provide capital that helps reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption, Bank of America announced May 25 a new $55 million program to encourage energy efficiency improvements to older buildings…  learn More about Bank of America announces new energy efficiency finance program

Bank of America announces recipients of $55 million energy efficiency finance program

May 13, 2010

Bank of America today announced the selection of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that will receive $55 million in low-interest loans and grants through the company’s innovative Energy Efficiency Finance Program…  learn More about Bank of America announces recipients of $55 million energy efficiency finance program

Seeing opportunity in the renewable energy market, Power-One secures financing to grow to meet demand

Nov 06, 2011

Solar arrays and wind farms are the first step in generating clean energy. But the energy needs to be efficiently converted so it is usable by utilities, businesses and homes—which is where L.A.-based Power-One has found a profitable market…  learn More about Seeing opportunity in the renewable energy market, Power-One secures financing to grow to meet demand




*Bank of America’s goal is to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 15 percent from 2011 to 2015, based on its 2010 baseline. This is equal to the emissions of more than 700,000 metric tons CO2-equivalent or, said another way, equal to eliminating the GHG emissions from more than 124,000 passenger vehicles.

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18 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2004-2009