Three of the EPA’s Climate Leader partners have been recognized for recently achieving their long-term greenhouse gas reduction goals, and extending their commitment by pledging aggressive follow-on goals:
– Advanced Micro Devices has pledged to reduce its global GHG emissions by 33 percent per manufacturing indexfrom 2006 to 2010. AMD achieved its initial goal by reducing its emissions by 53 percent per manufacturing index from 2002 to 2006. (Details on how AMD did it here.)
– Roche Group U.S. Affiliates has pledged to reduce its total U.S. GHG emissions by 15 percent from 2001 to 2010. Roche achieved its initial goal by reducing their emissions by 11 percent from 2001 to 2006. (Details on how Roche did it here.)
– Xerox Corp. has pledged to reduce its total global GHG emissions by 25 percent from 2002 to 2012. Xerox achieved its initial goal by reducing emissions by 18 percent from 2002 to 2006. (Details on how Xerox did it are here.)
Fourteen companies announced new greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals:
3Degrees Group Inc., San Francisco, Calif.; Abbott, Abbott Park, Ill; Applied Materials, Santa Clara, Calif.; Casella Waste Systems Inc., Rutland, Vt.; Coors Brewing Co., Golden, Colo.; Dell Inc., Round Rock, Texas; Johnson Controls Inc., Milwaukee; Lincus Inc., Tempe, Ariz.; Merck & Co. Inc., Whitehouse Station, N.J.; National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colo.; PPG Industries Inc., Pittsburgh; Tetra Tech EM Inc., Pasadena, Calif.; Travelers Cos., St. Paul, Minn.; and Unilever, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Forty companies are joining Climate Leaders as new partners:
ACE Group of Cos., Philadelphia; Aggregate Industries, Rockville, Md.; Alticor Inc., Ada, Mich.; Applied Materials Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.; Benziger Family Winery, Glen Ellen, Calif.; Best Buy Co. Inc., Richfield, Minn.; Burt’s Bees, Inc., Durham, N.C.; Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, Calif.; Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Cytec Industries Inc., West Paterson, N.J.; Dell Inc., Round Rock, Texas; DPR Construction Inc., Redwood City, Calif.; EarthColor, West Orange, N.J.; Genesis Microchip Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.; Genzyme Corp., Cambridge, Mass.; Honeywell Inc., Morristown, N.J.; Hunter Panels, Portland, Maine; Kohl’s Department Stores, Menomonee Falls, Wis.; Kroenke Sports Enterprises, Denver, Colo.; L.L. Bean Inc., Freeport, Maine; Lincus Inc., Tempe, Ariz.; Mantria Corp., Bala Cynwyd, Pa.; Millipore Corp., Billerica, Mass.; MTC Limousine & Corporate Coach Inc., Bedford Hills, N.Y.; NCR Corp., Dayton, Ohio; OSRAM SYLVANIA, Danvers, Mass.; Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio; PepsiCo, Purchase, N.Y.; Petaluma Poultry, Petaluma, Calif.; Random House Inc., New York, N.Y.; Sprint, Reston, Va.; Tate Access Floors, Jessup, Md.; Tetra Tech EM Inc., Pasadena, Calif.; The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich.; The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc., New York, N.Y.; The Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.; Tiffany & Co., New York, N.Y.; Trane, Piscataway, N.J.; U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C.; VF Outdoor Inc., San Leandro, Calif.