Office Depot HQ Awarded LEED Gold Re-Certification

Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot’s global headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., has been awarded Gold Re-Certification under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)'s Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system.

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.

Petco Honored as Energy Champion

San Diego — On June 10, 2016 at the 11th Annual San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) Energy Showcase event, Petco was honored by SDG&E for its remarkable results in energy efficiency and conservation. Petco, a leading specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services, was awarded a Grand Energy Champion Award for its dedication to energy sustainability at its national support center located in San Diego.

REI Completes Rooftop Solar Installation

Phoenix — REI, a national specialty outdoor retailer and the nation’s largest consumer co-op, has teamed with Blue Oak Energy to complete a 2.2 MW rooftop solar installation atop REI’s new distribution center in Goodyear, Ariz.

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.

Arby’s Exceeds 2015 Energy Reduction Goal

Atlanta — As of December 31, 2015, Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG) reached 15.2% total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant from a 2011 baseline, exceeding the “15 Percent By 2015” energy savings goal set by the brand in 2012. 

Whole Foods Market & NRG Plan Large-Scale Solar Project

Princeton, N.J., and Austin, Texas —Whole Foods Market has teamed up with NRG Energy, Inc., the country’s leading integrated competitive power company, to install rooftop solar at up to 84 Whole Foods stores and distribution centers across nine states to generate renewable energy onsite.

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