Forest City Earns LEED, Green Lease Leader and ENERGY STAR Recognitions

Cleveland — Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. has earned three significant sustainability recognitions from prominent organizations. Along with other real estate companies committed to green development and management, Forest City was named a: LEED Power Builder by the U.S. Green Building Council; Green Lease Leader by The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and The DOE's Better Buildings Alliance; and ENERGY STAR Charter Tenant Space recognition by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Sears Wins 3 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Awards

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — Sears Holdings Corporation has been named a 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. In addition, the Kenmore brand has been named a 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Product Brand Owner. According to the EPA, it marks the first time a company has won all three awards: Retailer, Energy Management and Brand Owner.

ENERGY STAR® Certification Launches for Canadian Commercial Buildings

Ottawa — For the first time, ENERGY STAR certification is now available in Canada for commercial and institutional buildings. Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, has challenged building owners and managers to take advantage of this new tool to demonstrate their commitment to green growth and to be the first to apply to earn their certification.

Sears Earns 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Hoffman Estates, Ill. — Sears Holdings has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner for continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. Sears' accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., on April 26, 2017.

U.S. Department of Energy Recognizes The Wendy’s Company

Mobile, Ala. — On August 31, 2016, The Wendy’s Company and its franchisee, the Wendco Group, will receive national recognition from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with a visit and tour of the newly rebuilt Wendy’s restaurant in Mobile, Ala., to showcase the company’s innovations in reducing energy use. Wendy’s has cut energy use by 37% at the Mobile location.

Sustained Excellence

For over 15 years, Food Lion has been reducing its impact on the environment — and raising its profile as a leader in sustainable retailing.

ITW Earns EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award

Glenview, Ill. — Thanks to a continued commitment to energy efficiency and cost savings, ITW Food Equipment Group–North America (ITW FEG) has once again been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) highest industry honor. For the seventh consecutive year, ITW FEG has earned the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award.

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