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  • Efficiency

    19% Reduction

    Using a global data management system, AECOM is able to better collect and analyze sustainability performance. Early results show regional operations delivering 12% to 19% reductions in electricity and paper use.

    — AECOM

  • Efficiency

    86% Reused or Recycled

    General Mills is reusing or recycling 86% of all solid waste from its North American operations.

    — General Mills Inc.

  • Efficiency

    10 Million Kilowatt Hours

    Solar units installed at Pfizer’s Vega Baja and Guayama manufacturing sites in Puerto Rico will provide 10 million kilowatt hours of clean energy.

    — Pfizer Inc

  • Efficiency

    60 Million Kilowatt Hours

    San Diego is moving street lights to energy-efficient LEDs under a collaboration that includes Qualcomm’s Smart Cities Initiative. Lighting energy consumption could be reduced by 60 million kilowatt hours annually.

    — Qualcomm Incorporated

  • GHG Emissions

    8.3% Cut in Global Emissions

    International Paper has cut its global greenhouse gas emissions by that figure since 2010. During that time, the company also reduced its manufacturing waste to landfills by 17%.

    — International Paper Company

  • GHG Emissions

    33% Fewer Exhaust Emissions

    Caterpillar’s Tucson Proving Ground in Ariz., a site for testing new CAT® machines, is installing 500 kW of solar panels, pairing the renewable source with energy storage and CAT diesel generators. The hybrid solution will cut exhaust emissions by one third.

    — Caterpillar Inc.

  • GHG Emissions

    50% Reduction

    in greenhouse gas emission cuts from John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Ill. after replacing its coal-fired powerhouse with natural gas boilers.

    — Deere & Company

  • GHG Emissions

    265 Solar Projects Underway

    Edison International subsidiary SoCore Energy operates solar projects in 17 states, and produced 54 million kW-hrs of solar energy in 2015 alone.

    — Edison International

  • Water

    12% Reduction

    Texas Instruments cut water use by 12% in 2015, a 3X increase over its goal. The initiative saved the company $2.5 million.

    — Texas Intruments Incorporated

  • Water

    12 Million Gallons

    of highly purified, recycled water that a new Xylem wastewater plant in Los Angeles will provide the community daily

    — Xylem Inc.

  • Water

    14.2 Million Pounds

    Southern Company is the driving force behind Renew Our Rivers, which has grown from a small community cleanup into a large grassroots effort. Over 101,000 volunteers have removed 14.2 million pounds of trash and debris from waterways in four states.

    — Southern Company

  • Water

    100% Waste Reduction

    AECOM created the Halley VI, the world’s first fully relocatable research station. In operation on the Antarctic ice shelf, Halley’s design allows for 7% less fuel use and leaves no waste upon relocation.

    — AECOM

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  • Efficiency

    61 Million

    The number of energy-saving light bulbs Duke Energy has distributed in recent years.

    — Duke Energy Corporation

  • Efficiency

    75 Percent Less

    Power needed to run the core radio product lines of Motorola Solutions. ASTRO and TETRA radios using Common Virtualized Core architecture have improved reliability, produce 75 percent less heat and weigh 66 percent less than previous versions.

    — Motorola Solutions, Inc.

  • Efficiency

    52 Million Square Feet

    Amount of floor space in Tishman Speyer buldings that have received Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED), BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) and High Quality Environmental (HQE) certifications since 2006. The company has another 12 million square feet on the way.

    — Tishman Speyer

  • GHG Emissions

    7.5 Million Cars

    Number that would be taken off the road each year to equal the carbon dioxide displaced (39 million tons a year) by a Williams natural gas pipeline, which delivers one billion cubic feet of product a day.

    — The Williams Companies, Inc.

  • GHG Emissions

    Zero

    Amount of carbon produced by AirCarbon plastic used by Dell that is made from methane, not oil. It’s not carbon neutral; it’s carbon negative!

    — Dell Technologies

  • GHG Emissions

    9 Cities the Size of New York

    Equivalent amount of carbon dioxide (428 million metric tons) saved by Siemens’ customers using its environmentally frienly, energy-efficient Siemens’ technologies last year.

    — Siemens AG

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    1.37 Billion Plastic Tags

    Number recycled through the innovative Tyco Retail Solutions apparel inventory tax recirculation program. That’s the equivalent of 1.7 million kilos of plastic; reducing waste and costs for customers.

    — Tyco International PLC

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    2 Billion Pounds

    Amount of asphalt shingles that Owens recycled, along with 1 billion pounds of glass from the company’s insulation products. This equals approximately 10 percent of the North American market.

    — Owens Corning

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    46,000 Trees

    Number saved in 2014 by Realogy Holdings’ efforts to shred and recycle 5 million pounds of used paper. This is equivalent of 116 acres of forest.

    — Realogy Holdings Corp.

  • Renewable Energy

    5 New Solar Facilities

    Number American Electric Power is preparing to build in Indiana and Michigan, further diversifying the company’s overall generation mix.

    — American Electric Power

  • Renewable Energy

    100 Percent

    Share of energy from renewable sources Boeing uses at its 4.3-million-square-foot 737 factory in Washington State.

    — The Boeing Company

  • Renewable Energy

    Every 15 Minutes

    Rate at which Southern California Edison adds a new solar customer. The Edison subsidiary is among the nation’s leading utilities for helping homes and businesses go solar, adding 34,000-plus new customers in 2014 alone.

    — Edison International

  • Water

    13,000 Olympic Swimming Pools

    Equivalent amount of water intake reduced by Eli Lilly over the last seven years. The 6.6 billion liter drop is a 25 percent savings.

    — Eli Lilly and Company

  • Water

    100 Percent

    Amount of recycled water Altec uses in its wash bays and powder and e-coat paint systems.

    — Altec, Inc.

  • Water

    68,500 Football Fans

    Seating capacity at the new Levi Stadium in Satna Clara, CA. Xylem-supplied technology allows 85 percent of the water used at the stadium to be recycled.

    — Xylem Inc.

  • Sustainable Practices

    2.5 Tons

    Annual fruit and vegetable production of the 7,000-square-foot garden at the MassMutual Financial Group headquarters. Now in its fourth year, the garden provides food pantries much-needed produce for hundreds of families.

    — MassMutual Financial Group

  • Sustainable Practices

    30 Percent Lighter

    Weight savings in Alcoa automotive parts made with Micromill material. Parts made with Micromill will be twice as formable as those made from high-strength steel, allowing for lighter, safer and more stylish cars.

    — Alcoa Inc.

  • Sustainable Practices

    £5.9 Billion

    Amount of financing (in pounds sterling) in the clean energy and clean technology sectors facilitated by Barclays globally in 2014. This is up from £4 billion in 2013.

    — Barclays PLC

  • People

    127 Million Miles

    Driving distance saved by teleworkers at Aetna in 2014 alone. Teleworkers reduced Aetna’s carbon footprint by saving 5.3 million gallons of gas and reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 46,700 metric tons.

    — Aetna Inc.

  • People

    239,000 Hours

    Time donated by Johnson Controls employees in 2014 to volunteer in various conservation, social service and education initiatives where the company operates. In all, more than 15,600 employees in 65 countries supported these efforts.

    — Johnson Controls International plc

  • People

    765,925 Gallons of Gas

    Fuel saved in one year by the 27 percent of Pitney Bowes employees who are agile or mobile. These workers saved 455,073 hours in travel time and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 8.1 million pounds.

    — Pitney Bowes

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  • GHG Emissions

    7.7 Million

    gallons of gasoline saved over the last four years through deployment of 8,900 natural gas, hybrid and all-electric vehicles by AT&T.

    — AT&T Inc.

  • Renewable Energy

    70 percent

    of energy used in manufacturing processes is self-generated using renewable wood-base biomass.

    — International Paper Company

  • Renewable Energy

    3,150 vehicles

    worldwide operating on alternative fuels or using hybrid or lighter weight composite technology by UPS.

    — UPS

  • Renewable Energy

    10 metric tons

    of carbon dioxide displaced per minute by 8,000 megawatts of First Solar modules installed worldwide.

    — First Solar, Inc.

  • Efficiency

    24 million

    kilowatt hours of electricity saved through 37 projects each year by Caesars.

    — Caesars Entertainment Corporation

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    800,000 tons

    of scrap steel recycled each year across AK Steel’s operations.

    — AK Steel Corporation

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    7.5 million

    receivers refurbished in 2013 by DIRECTV

    — DIRECTV

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    62 percent

    reduction of waste sent to landfills by Eli Lilly and Company form 2007 to 2012.

    — Eli Lilly and Company

  • Water

    47 percent

    reduction in freshwater use by General Electric since 2005

    — GE

  • Renewable Energy

    17,603,055 kilowatts

    of renewable energy generated annually by Macy’s 55 solar power installations

    — Macy's, Inc.

  • Renewable Energy

    96 percent

    of power generated from clean or renewable sources by NextEra Energy in 2013.

    — NextEra Energy, Inc.

  • GHG Emissions

    392000 metric tons

    reduction in annual carbon emissions than 2010 by Norfolk Southern.

    — Norfolk Southern Corporation

  • Efficiency

    20 percent

    improvement in energy efficiency by Honeywell between 2004 and 2011.

    — Honeywell

  • GHG Emissions

    50 percent

    of electriciy delivered by PG&E comes from greenhouse gas-free resources.

    — PG&E Corporation

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    Zero

    waste sent to landfills from 60 manufacturing and office sites.

    — The Procter & Gamble Company

  • Renewable Energy

    100 percent

    renewable energy powering all SAP data centers and facilities.

    — SAP

  • GHG Emissions

    3,000 metric tons

    reduction of carbon emissions per aircraft per year using a geared turbofan engine by United Technologies.

    — United Technologies Corporation

  • Water

    248 million gallons

    of water saved per year through 19 projects by Texas Instruments.

    — Texas Instruments Incorporated

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    98 percent

    of automotive lead-acid batteries recycled in North America by Johnson Controls.

    — Johnson Controls International plc

  • Renewable Energy

    200 solar installations

    in place at Walmart facilities, with 100 added in the the last 12 months.

    — Walmart

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  • GHG Emissions

    400,000 metric tons

    reduction in greenhouse gas emission produced by Boeing’s operations.

    — The Boeing Company

  • GHG Emissions

    25 percent

    reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per employee achieved by the ACE Group since 2006.

    — ACE Group

  • GHG Emissions

    600,000 metric tons

    reduction in greenhouse gas emissions produced in 2012 by ConocoPhillips.

    — ConocoPhillips

  • GHG Emissions

    83 percent

    reduction in sulfur dioxide and 64% reduction in nitrogen oxide emissions made by Duke Energy and Progress Energy in their U.S. operations since 2005.

    — Duke Energy Corporation

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    84 percent

    of waste from operations recycled by Meritor in 2012.

    — Meritor, Inc.

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    85 percent

    of waste recycled by the Campbell Soup Company.

    — Campbell Soup Company

  • Water

    1.8 billion

    gallons of water recycled by Texas Instruments Inc. in 2012.

    — Texas Instruments Incorporated

  • 192 million

    pounds of end-of-life computer equipment recycled in 2012 by Dell.

    — Dell Technologies

  • Renewable Energy

    10,000 megawatts

    of wind power generating capacity installed by NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

    — NextEra Energy, Inc.

  • Efficiency

    13.1 million

    kilowatt hours of electricity saved each year by Caesars’s energy efficiency measures.

    — Caesars Entertainment Corporation

  • Efficiency

    1 million

    kilowatt hours of electricity saved annually by Qualcomm’s newest energy efficient datacenter.

    — Qualcomm Incorporated

  • Efficiency

    50 percent

    of Honeywell’s portfolio is dedicated to energy efficient products and services.

    — Honeywell

  • Efficiency

    40 million

    ENERGY STAR qualified receivers installed by DIRECTV since 2009.

    — DIRECTV

  • Sustainable Practices

    3 million

    trees planted by the Apache Corporation.

    — 3 million

  • Sustainable Practices

    12.3 million

    fewer pounds of packaging used each year by Abbott to distribute products to customers.

    — Abbott

  • Efficiency

    22 ENERGY STAR Awards

    won by Whirlpool since 1998.

    — Whirlpool Corporation

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  • Efficiency

    50 percent

    the percentage of Honeywell’s product portfolio that is linked to energy efficiency.

    — Honeywell

  • Sustainable Practices

    17,000 concepts

    generated by more than 120,000 AT&T employees toward developing innovative, sustainable products.

    — AT&T Inc.

  • Efficiency

    25 percent

    reduction in energy consumption Caesars will achieve based on two- to five-year performance goals set in 2011.

    — Caesars Entertainment Corporation

  • Renewable Energy

    1 billion

    annual renewable energy production, in kilowatt hours, of Walmart. Enough to power 78,000 American homes every year.

    — Walmart

  • Renewable Energy

    100 percent

    of power used by Boeing’s new assembly facility for the 787 Dreamliner that is produced from renewable energy sources.

    — The Boeing Company

  • Sustainable Practices

    1.2 billion

    constant power of large-format affordable lithium-ion batteries in watt hours the Dow Chemical Company will manufacture in a new transportation field facility.

    — The Dow Chemical Company

  • Renewable Energy

    14.1 million

    the capacity of the 50-acre solar power plant, in watts, that the McGraw Hill Companies installed in East Windsor, NJ, the largest net-metered solar project in the Western Hemisphere.

    — The McGraw-Hill Companies

  • GHG Emissions

    60 percent

    reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from natural gas use in electricty production compared with coal, as cited by Exxon Mobil Corporation.

    — ExxonMobil

  • Sustainable Practices

    87 out of 100

    composite U.S. EPA ENERGY STARⓇ score State Farm Insurance Companies earned.

    — State Farm Insurance Companies

  • Renewable Energy

    100 percent

    renewable energy will be used by Procter & Gamble to power its plants as part of a new long-term vision.

    — The Procter & Gamble Company

  • Sustainable Practices

    85 years

    Caterpillar has been making sustainable progress possible and drivign positive change globally.

    — Caterpillar Inc.

  • Sustainable Practices

    $100 billion

    in revenue generated by General Electric’s Ecomagination portfolio of innovative, sustainable products and solutions since 2005.

    — GE

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    3 million

    products Xerox Corporation has given new life to through sophisticated reuse and remanufacturing designs.

    — Xerox Corporation

  • Efficiency

    20 percent

    reduction in global energy use, indexed to sales, Eaton Corporation will achieve by 2016.

    — Eaton

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  • GHG Emissions

    9.5 million

    gallons of gasoline and diesel eliminated from Verizon’s fuel consumption over the last three years.

    — Verizon Communications

  • GHG Emissions

    650 thousand

    pounds of carbon dioxide offset by Hertz’s solar facility at Denver International Airport.

    — Hertz Corporation

  • Sustainable Practices

    20 thousand

    trees saved annually by electronic delivery of State Farm insurance policy documents.

    — State Farm Insurance Companies

  • GHG Emissions

    10,000 tons

    of carbon dioxide avoided from air travel through use of Telepresence technology at Accenture.

    — Accenture

  • Sustainable Practices

    $60 million

    of R&D investment by Coca-Cola to advance the use of climate-friendly cooler technology.

    — The Coca-Cola Co

  • GHG Emissions

    8 percent

    GHGs reduced by ACE employees reach in 2010 – two years ahead of schedule.

    — ACE Group

  • Renewable Energy

    100 million

    miles of service accumulated by commercial vehicles using Eaton hybrid power systems.

    — Eaton

  • People

    400 employees

    at ABB dedicated to sustainability issues.

    — ABB

  • Water

    500 thousand

    people were delivered clean water by the ITT Watermark program.

    — ITT Corporation

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    6 million

    pounds of recycled paper reclaimed at International Paper facilities in the United States.

    — International Paper Company

  • 75 percent

    of the aluminum ever produced by Alcoa is still in use.

    — Alcoa Inc.

  • Water

    250 million

    gallons of water saved in 2010 by Praxair through improvements in their product energy and greenhouse gas intensity.

    — Praxair, Inc.

  • Sustainable Practices

    17 thousand

    homes could be powered from the cogenerated power supplied by General Mills’ oat hulls.

    — General Mills Inc.

  • Efficiency

    25 percent

    reduction in energy needed to make a Texas Instrument product in 2010.

    — Texas Instruments Incorporated

  • Sustainable Practices

    10 million

    compacy florescent light bulbs distributed by Duke Energy to their customers in 2010.

    — Duke Energy Corporation

  • Renewable Energy

    90 percent

    of the electricity NextEra generates is form low-emissions natural gas plants and no-emissions nuclear and renewable energy sites.

    — NextEra Energy, Inc.

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  • Sustainable Practices

    30 million

    U.S. homes that could be powered with the energy saved each year by the advanced electric motor control technology delivered by ABB.

    — ABB

  • Efficiency

    38 percent

    reduction in energy use relative to sales achieved by the Dow Chemical Company since 1990.

    — The Dow Chemical Company

  • Efficiency

    $20 million

    worth of energy efficiency investments made in 2009 by Office Depot in its retail stores.

    — Office Depot, Inc.

  • GHG Emissions

    30 percent

    reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per employee achieved by Accenture in 2009, compared to a 2007 baseline.

    — Accenture

  • GHG Emissions

    40 percent

    reduction in energy use and greenhouse gas emissions achieved by Eastman Kodak since 2002.

    — Eastman Kodak Company

  • Efficiency

    1.1 million

    energy-saving smart meters AEP is committeed to install for customers.

    — American Electric Power Company

  • GHG Emissions

    3.5 million pounds

    reduction in greenhouse gases Eaton achieved in 2009 through its “Green IT” initiative.

    — Eaton

  • Sustainable Practices

    15 thousand

    alternative-fuel vehicles AT&T has pledged to deploy by 2019.

    — AT&T Inc.

  • GHG Emissions

    8.8 million metric tons

    of greenhouse gas reductions ExxonMobil achieved in 2009, the equivalent of taking 1.7 million cars off the road.

    — ExxonMobil

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction

    1.1 million

    cell phones donated (and kept out of landfills) by Verizon Communications.

    — Verizon Communications

  • Efficiency

    15-20 percent

    fuel efficiency gain of new jet airplanes produced by Boeing compared to the aircraft they will replace.

    — The Boeing Company

  • Efficiency

    350 million

    energy-efficient compact flourescent bulbs sold by Walmart, saving consumers an estimated $13 billion over the live of the bulbs, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 65 million metric tons.

    — Walmart