We hope that we're taking a leadership position that will be followed. And that we are showing that you can do it.

Just standing here you realize all this cold is just coming out, and emanating into the store … We do use a lot of energy. We've got an obligation then to mitigate the impact of that on the environment.

Whole Foods Market is a leader in the natural and organic foods movement, and that involves caring about our communities and respecting our environment. Offsetting 100% of our electricity use with renewable, clean energy strengthens our commitment to be a leader in environmental stewardship by helping to clean the air and reducing our dependence on fossil fuels.