Investment in $13.3 million of business energy tax credits ranging from lighting efficiency projects to start-up costs for local farm biodiesel production.
Engaged in LEED certification process for at least one commercial lender with intent to include more. Silver–level LEED certification of new South Waterfront store (the Innovation Lab).
Paper waste reduction
Our statements are double-sided, saving 4 million pieces of paper each year. Standardization of 30% post-consumer recycled copy paper purchasing.
Employee-led umpqua.sustainability team focuses on review and change of internal process change and inspires associate adoption of sustainable practices.