Sysco Selects NextEra Energy to Help Global Operations Source 100% Renewable Energy

July 14, 2023
Sysco aims to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 27.5% by 2030

NextEra Energy Resources, a renewable energy generator, and Sysco Corporation, a foodservice distributor, signed an agreement to develop solutions that help Sysco achieve its goal of sourcing 100% renewable energy for its global operations.

"Collaboration with great partners is a critical element of Sysco's journey to reach our climate goals by 2030," said Neil Russell, Sysco’s Chief Administrative Officer. “[NextEra Energy is] the right partner to help us achieve our renewable energy goal at scale and ensure we meet the urgency that climate change demands." 

Sysco aims to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 27.5% by 2030. Under the agreement, NextEra Energy Resources expects to develop, implement, and finance large-scale renewable energy projects, including on-site renewable generation, retail renewables, reliability infrastructure, and active energy management services.

"We know that every company is going to have a unique decarbonization journey, and one size will not fit all," said Elena Bueno-Gonzalez, Vice President of Clean Energy Solutions at NextEra Energy Resources. "With this in mind, our team collaborates with our customers to understand their business and goals and then craft customized solutions for their specific needs."