Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has committed to using 100 percent renewable energy for its global operations by 2019. The company has a reliable and secure payment network which is capable of handling more than 65,000 transactions a second.
They currently utilise about 35 percent renewables for its operations across a range of different sources such as solar, wind and hydropower. "We are proud to play a role in driving the adoption of renewable energy," Al Kelly, Visa's CEO, said in a statement Wednesday. "For Visa, this announcement is an example of our longstanding commitment to operate as a responsible, ethical and sustainable company, while fostering economic growth."