Sears Holdings has been named as the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year winner for Sustained Excellence in both the Retail and Energy Management categories by the US Environmental Protection Agency. This is the fifth consecutive year that SHC has been awarded the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition in retail and the second consecutive year to achieve both Partner of the Year in energy management and the distinguished Sustained Excellence award. Our longstanding efforts exemplify an ongoing commitment to leverage our integrated retail capabilities for maximum energy efficiency in the marketplace.
According to Bob Perciasepe, EPA Deputy Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “Sears Holdings has earned EPA's highest ENERGY STAR award—the 2014 Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award—because of their unwavering commitment to helping consumers become increasingly more energy efficient."
The 2014 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. 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. Award winners are selected from the 16,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.
View Paul Campbell’s blog “Our Commitment to Sustainability: How we continue to grow a greener company” on SHC Speaks to learn more about SHC’s sustainability accomplishments and this award.