Global Apparel Market – An Overview | Watch NOW! | Ad
Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / J C Penney wins 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award
J C Penney wins 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award
05
Mar '08
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named J. C. Penney Company Inc, a 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

For the second consecutive year, JCPenney will be honored for smart energy management practices and investments throughout its operations that resulted in significant energy and financial savings. JCPenney, the only retailer selected as Partner of the Year in the energy management category, will be recognized at the ENERGY STAR awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on April 1.

JCPenney continues to implement energy conservation projects and engage its 155,000 Associates to seek out innovative ways to save energy. In 2007, energy management systems (EMS) were installed in 188 stores, bringing the total of EMS-equipped stores to 731, and these stores have delivered average energy usage savings of 7.6 percent after one year with an EMS. In addition, 167 stores received lighting retrofits in 2007, saving more than 27 million kWh of electricity.

To help Associates take a more active role in saving energy, JCPenney launched an "Energy Captain" Web portal for stores that serves as a one-stop shop for energy reports and support materials, as well as a forum to share ideas with peers. JCPenney's "Monthly Utility Mania" communications program, now in its fourth year, helps educate Associates on the importance of energy conservation and rewards stores for innovative efforts.


Must ReadView All

SABIC signs MoU with PRC province for petrochem complex

Textiles | On 26th Sep 2018

SABIC signs MoU with PRC province for petrochem complex

The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) recently announced the ...

Courtesy: Industree Skill Transform

Textiles | On 26th Sep 2018

Industree helps weavers enhance design capabilities

Industree Skill Transform Pvt Ltd (ISTPL) is a skill development...

Courtesy: Pexels

Textiles | On 26th Sep 2018

Fitch raises growth forecast for India to 7.8% in 2018-19

Rating agency Fitch last week raised India’s growth forecast for...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos, Textiles & allied industry

Headhonchos
Textiles & allied industry

Textiles industry is always in the forefront in accepting latest technology

Top executives, Textile industry, India

Top executives
Textile industry, India

Such fairs are a must for industry to showcase new innovations

Top executives, Textile & apparel bodies

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

Textile industry would like to see inclusion of cotton yarn under MEIS and ...

Kalai Selvi,

Kalai Selvi

Vidyashilp Academy in Bengaluru is the country's first Fairtrade School....

Sandip Bhojani, Manthan Patel,

Sandip Bhojani, Manthan Patel

Krypthm Tradelink LLP is a Surat-based manufacturer of westernwear....

Urmil Arya,

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Prof Seokheun (Sean) Choi, Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

Prof Seokheun (Sean) Choi
Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

A team of researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY),...

Eric Scholler, Groz-Beckert

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Justin Gutierrez, INDA

Justin Gutierrez
INDA

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) has created a new...

Akta Adani, India Boulevard

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Hemant & Nandita, Hemant & Nandita

Hemant & Nandita
Hemant & Nandita

The designer duo of Hemant & Nandita are known for being inspired by...

Samar Firdos, Arvind Ltd

Samar Firdos
Arvind Ltd

<b>Samar Firdos</b>, Chief Manager (Design) at Lifestyle Apparel Denim...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search