Acer Shortlisted for RE100 Leadership Awards 2021 for Clean Energy Efforts

TAIPEI, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced that it has been shortlisted for an RE100 Leadership Award in the…

TAIPEI, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced that it has been shortlisted for an RE100 Leadership Award in the Key Collaborator category. The Awards celebrate the work of RE100 members who are transforming the clean energy sector. The Key Collaborator category [1] recognizes collaboration with peers and suppliers, through best practice sharing and key learnings to ensure more companies can implement and achieve sustainability targets.

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Acer strongly believes that by working together with its stakeholders, it can create a larger, more powerful impact. Currently, 45% of its suppliers adopt green energy, while 50% of its critical suppliers are committed to RE100 or SBT (Science Based Targets). Moreover, Acer requests two tiers of suppliers to participate in the CDP global disclosure system, and will extend the ask to the third tier in 2022.

As a member of the RE100 initiative, Acer has set a commitment to source 100% renewable energy among all worldwide operations and subsidiaries by year 2035.

The RE100 is a global corporate renewable energy initiative that brings together hundreds of large and ambitious businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity. It is led by the Climate Group in partnership with CDP, with a mission to accelerate change toward zero carbon grids at scale.

[1] Four RE100 award categories: Changemaker, Market Trailblazer, Key Collaborator, and Enterprise Leader

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