|EPA Recognizes Staples With 2015 Energy Star® Partner Of The Year Sustained Excellence Award|
Staples, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2001, will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency. This is the fifth consecutive year Staples has been honored with Energy Star Partner of the Year Award.
Staples achieved the certification of 625 buildings, and recertified 225 buildings in 2014. Staples was a strong competitor in the EPA Better Buildings Challenge committing to reduce energy intensity 25% by 2020 and to reduce its carbon footprint 50% by 2025. Overall, Staples achieved an 11.3% portfolio-wide reduction in energy intensity over the past years with its energy efficiency program including green power investments providing 18 million kWh of clean energy from solar.
“Staples truly values our partnership with ENERGY STAR,” said
Since its inception in 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped
prevent a total of more than two billion metric tons of greenhouse gas
emissions. In 2013 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners provided more
“Through their sustained participation with ENERGY STAR, Staples is
helping Americans save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce
our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions that fuel climate change,” said
The 2015 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a variety of organizations to recognize their contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through superior energy efficiency achievements. These winners have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals, and employing innovative energy efficiency approaches. These awards recognize ongoing leadership across the ENERGY STAR program, including energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.
For a complete list of 2015 winners and information, and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more
ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery
capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they
want, whether it’s in-store, online, on mobile devices, or through the
company’s innovative buy online, pick-up in store option. Staples offers
more products than ever, such as technology, facilities and breakroom
supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and
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About ENERGY STAR:
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency
achievements. For more than 20 years, people across America have looked
to EPA’s ENERGY STAR program for guidance on how to save energy, save
money, and protect the environment. Behind each blue label is a product,
building, or home that is independently certified to use less energy and
cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. Today,
ENERGY STAR is the most widely recognized symbol for energy efficiency
in the world, helping families and businesses save