The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sears Holdings with the 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for our continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. This year marks the seventh consecutive year that SHC has been awarded the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition in retail, and the fifth consecutive year to achieve the Partner of the Year in energy management.
The 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a variety of organizations to recognize their contributions to reducing harmful carbon pollution through superior energy efficiency efforts. Click here for a complete list of 2016 winners and more information about ESTAR’s awards program.
Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator, stated, “By continued collaboration with ENERGY STAR, Sears Holdings is helping Americans save money, save energy and do their part to reduce our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change. I’m proud to recognize Sears Holdings with the highest form of ENERGY STAR recognition, as the winner of the 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Sears Holdings demonstrates a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations.”
Our long-standing efforts exemplify an ongoing commitment to leverage our integrated retail capabilities for maximum energy efficiency in the marketplace. SHC, an ESTAR partner since 1998, will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency.