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Supporting BIPOC climate careers through Google Nest Renew

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Dream.Org is a proud part of the Google Nest Renew Energy Impact Program - an initiative that allows US homeowners to use more renewable energy while supporting careers in climate and clean energy for BIPOC communities. If you live in the US and have a Google Nest thermostat, you can enroll in the program to support us while greening your energy consumption!
Across the US, energy grids contain a mix of renewable and fossil-based electricity, with one or the other being used more during different times of the day depending on availability. Through the use of “smart” energy systems, homes and offices can use more renewable energy and less fossil power by managing appliances. For example, Google Nest thermostats can increase or decrease their power usage to match the availability of renewable energy – using more energy when the grid is mostly renewable and less energy when it’s supplied via fossil fuels. Thanks to our partnership with the Nest Renew Energy Impact Program, this shift to renewable energy can also support scholarships to BIPOC Americans who are looking to grow their careers in climate or clean energy.
This is how it works: If you have a Nest thermostat you can enable Nest Renew features to use more renewable energy, increase energy efficiency, and more. Whenever you use Nest Renew features, you earn Leafs to track your positive impact and when you collect enough Leafs to reach a milestone, you can help direct Nest Renew funds to nonprofit partners including Dream.Org!

By choosing to donate your energy savings to Dream.Org, you can directly support our career training and scholarships for Black and Latinx communities that are most affected by the climate crisis. By providing our trainees and scholarship recipients with the resources they need to be successful in the green economy, we help diversify the workforce and boost the economy in these communities, making them more resilient to our worsening climate.
Learn more about how you can practice generosity this holiday season while actually saving money on your energy bill:

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  • Joseph Githinji

    29 w

    Making climate action dream a reality is the goal and this is going to make its realisation easy.

    • Adam Wallin

      29 w

      Making it easy to take climate action is key to involve more people in the transition. Great action by Google and Dream.Org!

      • Gorffly mokua

        30 w

        This program not only provides opportunities but also promotes representation, amplifying diverse voices in tackling climate issues. 💚👏

        • Princess

          30 w

          Kudos to Google Nest Renew for championing both environmental sustainability and equity in the workforce.

          • Rotich Kim

            30 w

            Excellent and encouraging

            • johnte ndeto

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              • walter lungayi

                30 w

                It's great to see companies like Google supporting BIPOC individuals in the climate sector through initiatives like Google Nest Renew. By providing resources and opportunities for BIPOC individuals, we can help create a more diverse and inclusive workforce in the fight against climate change.

                • Jane Wangui

                  30 w

                  @walter_lungayi we look foward to this partnership.

                • Simon Bergbom

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                  • Sarah Chabane

                    30 w

                    This is a great partnership!

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