(This post is part of a series about Second Nature Corporate Partners and what we do together)
Creative partnerships allow Second Nature to introduce and disseminate solutions to the Network widely and effectively. To support and advance the work of the institutions in the Climate Leadership Network, Second Nature works with organizations and firms at the leading edge of solutions. We base our corporate partnerships on transparency and mutual benefit, with the best interests of our community in mind to ensure our partnerships are transformational and successful, not merely transactional.
Name of Company: Engie
Company Description and Sustainability Profile:
ENGIE North America helps campuses decarbonize, decentralize, and digitalize their operations. These include comprehensive services to help customers run their facilities more efficiently and optimize energy and other resource use and expense; clean power generation; energy storage; and retail energy supply that includes renewable, demand response, and on-bill financing options. Nearly 100 percent of the company’s power generation portfolio is low carbon or renewable. In 2018, ENGIE recorded €60.6 billion in global revenues ($71.3 billion USD). More than 6,000 employees work in North America, and Houston serves as corporate headquarters. About the businesses:
Engie has helped about 100 higher education institutions across the country improve their operations, contain costs and access capital all with guaranteed results. In or out of the lecture hall, these integrated programs provided optimal solutions that balance educational demands and sustainability aspirations with financial pragmatism.