August 2000 - Eleven major U.S. businesses announced that they are working with the World Resources Institute (WRI) and Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) to support the development of 1,000 megawatts of new "green" energy capacity over the next 10 years. The partnership, called the Green Power Market Development Group (GPMDG), was organized to support the development of green energy markets. The diverse group of businesses, which includes DuPont, General Motors, IBM, Interface, Johnson & Johnson, Kinko's, and Pitney Bowes, hopes to identify its first sources of cost-competitive green power within the year.
News Release - Business Leaders Collaborate To Help Develop Green Power Markets
News Article - Eleven Companies Cultivate a Greener Power Market
GPMDG Contact: Jennifer Finlay (202) 729-7657