SAN FRANCISCO — Wells Fargo announced that they have surpassed $2 billion in lending for LEED-certified buildings. Since 2007, the company says it has doubled its commitments for LEED buildings from $1 billion to $2 billion, increased the number of LEED buildings it finances by 125% and expanded its reach to financing in 19 states and the District of Columbia, up from 11.

In addition, the company says its new banking stores have been pre-certified for LEED-silver certification. Wells Fargo is a member of the EPA’s Climate Leaders Program and a green power purchaser.  The company has also adopted the Carbon Principles guidelines for banks to evaluate climate change risk in the financing of electric power projects and companies.

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