LEGO Reaches 100% Renewable Energy Goal 3 Years Early

Yesterday, LEGO met its goal to power all offices, factories, and stores with 100% renewable energy.

Victory! After four years and an astonishing investment of $6 billion, the LEGO group achieved its goal to power all of its offices, factories, and stores worldwide with 100% renewable energy. The best part? The monumental goal was met 3 years early.

The company’s most recent investment was buying a 25% share in the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm, when went live yesterday.  Reportedly, the Liverpool, UK-based wind farm will generate clean power for more than 230,000 British households. 

Said Bali Padda, CEO of the LEGO Group:

“We work to leave a positive impact on the planet and I am truly excited about the inauguration of the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm. This development means we have now reached the 100% renewable energy milestone three years ahead of target. Together with our partners, we intend to continue investing in renewable energy to help create a better future for the builders of tomorrow.”

To celebrate the achievement, the largest-ever LEGO brick wind turbine – which now holds a Guinness World Records title – was constructed. It is made out of 146,000 LEGO bricks and stands 650 feet tall. Additionally, children around the world have been encouraged to create their own renewable energy solutions.

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