Schneider Electric, the global leader in energy management, automation, and sustainability, today announced that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. This is the fourth year that the company has been recognized, and the third year in a row.
The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor bestowed by the ENERGY STAR program. Winners are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. They are among the nation’s leaders in driving value for the environment, the economy, and the American people.
“We are proud to be recognized for the fourth time by ENERGY STAR for our work to drive sustained resource management and efficiency in the corporate sector,” said Steve Wilhite, SVP of Schneider’s Energy and Sustainability Services division. “It is urgent that businesses take a leading role in addressing the climate crisis through accelerated emissions reduction and innovation adoption, and it is our honor to work with business as their partner in this journey.”
Schneider Electric was recognized earlier this year by Corporate Knights as the world’s most sustainable corporation in 2021. The company’s own leading commitments to sustainability and efficiency are complemented by its ability to partner with other corporations to develop a combined sustainability strategy and execution plan. Schneider Electric manages more than 128 million metric tons of carbon dioxide on behalf of its customers, annually, and has advised its corporate clients on the purchase of more than 9,000 megawatts of renewable energy globally.
“ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”
ENERGY STAR winners are selected from a network of thousands of partners. For a complete list of 2021 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’S awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.