Danish Company Is First To Achieve WindMade Status
NAW Staff, Thursday 31 May 2012 - 12:10:06
Danish hearing-aid manufacturer Widex says it is the first company in the world to receive the recently established WindMade designation, a new global consumer label for companies that use wind energy.
The WindMade label
requires participating companies to obtain at least 25% of their electricity from wind power. A wind turbine at Widex' new global headquarters in Denmark covers 95% of its energy needs, including production, the company says.
"We congratulate Widex for becoming the first-ever WindMade-certified company," says Henrik Kuffner, CEO of WindMade. “By committing to renewable energy and using the WindMade label, Widex has set a great example that will inspire companies and consumers all over the world.”
Other major companies - including Becton Dickinson, Motorola, Deutsche Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers Denmark - have expressed their commitment to the initiative and will be certified in the coming months.
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