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August 6, 2014

Tiffany & Co. has set a goal to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 15% from 2013 to 2020, according to its annual corporate responsibility report.

New York - Tiffany & Co. has set a goal to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 15% from 2013 to 2020, according to its annual corporate responsibility report. The report details that the retailer had installed energy efficient LED lighting in retail displays at more than 39 U.S. retail locations by the end of 2013. An additional 16 North American locations are planned for 2014.

The report also includes progress in the following areas:

July 3, 2012

Energy cost savings, government/utility incentives and rebates, and enhanced brand or public image ranked as the top drivers of energy-efficiency decision-making in the United States and Canada, according to a global survey of building owners and operators and facility managers by Johnson Controls.

New York -- Energy cost savings, government/utility incentives and rebates, and enhanced brand or public image ranked as the top drivers of energy-efficiency decision-making in the United States and Canada, according to a global survey of building owners and operators and facility managers by Johnson Controls.

January 23, 2012

Weis Markets announced it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership, a program, that will help the grocer assess the environmental and energy efficiency of the trucks supplying its 161 stores.

Sunbury, Pa. — Weis Markets on Monday announced it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership, a program, that will help the grocer assess the environmental and energy efficiency of the trucks supplying its 161 stores.

January 17, 2012

The Grupo Pao de Acucar, the largest retailer in South America, has selected the SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand solution to monitor and manage carbon emissions and energy consumption in each of its 1,832 stores.

New York City -- The Grupo Pao de Acucar, the largest retailer in South America, has selected the SAP Carbon Impact OnDemand solution to monitor and manage carbon emissions and energy consumption in each of its 1,832 stores. The solution, from SAP, will help the group, long recognized as a sustainability leader for retailers both in Latin America and globally, to more effectively control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase the data quality of environmental reports submitted to financial and sustainability regulatory agencies.

December 7, 2011

Supervalu announced that it has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, which aims to engage building operators nationwide in improving energy efficiency by 20% by 2020.

Washington, D.C. — Supervalu announced that it has joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, which aims to engage building operators nationwide in improving energy efficiency by 20% by 2020. The announcement was made by President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton during a leadership event attended by Craig Herkert, Supervalu CEO and president, this morning in Washington, D.C.

April 4, 2011

Staples on Monday said it has been named a 2011 Energy Star Partner of the Year in Energy Management by the EPA.

Framingham, Mass. -- Staples on Monday said it has been named a 2011 Energy Star Partner of the Year in Energy Management by the EPA. The chain has increased its renewable energy purchases and development to cover 53% of its total U.S. electricity consumption, more than double the company’s previous level.

Staples has also been named an Energy Star Leader by the EPA for reducing energy consumption by more than 11% across its facilities, based on EPA's standardized tools for tracking energy use.

December 1, 2010

Putting an energy management system in place is critical to a retailer’s energy-saving efforts.

Putting an energy management system in place is critical to a retailer’s energy-saving efforts. But a big mistake that some EMS users make is ignoring the system once it is up and running. This “Fire and Forget” approach will, over time, always render less energy savings than originally expected, and will waste a great deal of the value most systems offer, advised Comm-Works’ energy practice leader Rod McCrea, who spoke with Chain Store Age about energy efficiency.

July 8, 2010

Best Buy reduced greenhouse gas emissions in its U.S. store operations by 14.8% in fiscal...

May 31, 2010

Cabela’s Inc. has long been an advocate of energy efficiency. But several years back,...

March 3, 2010

The Home Depot said it has reduced its U.S. store energy use by 2.6 billion...

October 18, 2009

A report released Monday by the Urban Land Institute has found that the ongoing downturn...

October 5, 2009

Kohl’s Department Stores announced Tuesday it has been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2009...

September 30, 2009

Simon Property Group said Tuesday it has been included in the Carbon Disclosure Project's “Carbon...

December 31, 2008

When it comes to going green, building design, construction and operations seem to get...

November 20, 2008

Nike, Starbucks, Sun Microsystems, Levi Strauss & Co. and The Timberland Co. have partnered with...

September 28, 2008

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated Giant Eagle Inc. and Harris Teeter Inc....

March 25, 2008

Supervalu has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary...

November 30, 2007

Hill PHOENIX, Conyers, Ga.,...

October 2, 2007

El Segundo, Calif., ...

September 30, 2007

Three-quarters of American business leaders believe energy prices are going to continue climbing, according to...

September 30, 2007

As the spotlight continues to focus on companies that are reducing their carbon footprints, the...

September 30, 2007

For Office Depot, environmental stewardship is a multifaceted commitment encompassing all parts of the company,...