Canon U.S.A. Receives EPA’s Energy Star Partner of the Year Award
Canon U.S.A. reported today that it had received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2018 Energy Star Partner of the Year – “Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to Energy Star.
Canon U.S.A.’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on April 20, 2018.
The 2018 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are bestowed upon companies and other organizations demonstrating continued leadership in energy efficiency and commitment to the Energy Star program. Winners include small, family-owned businesses, and Fortune 500 organizations, representing energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.
For a complete list of 2018 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
Canon has been an Energy Star partner for over 20 years and offers nearly 200 Energy Star-certified products that incorporate advanced energy-efficient technologies, without, it says, compromising features or performance.
This is the first time that Canon U.S.A. has received the Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Canon U.S.A. previously received Partner of the Year – Product Brand Owner Awards (2010, 2016 and 2017), as well as Excellence Awards for Energy Star Promotion (2011) and Product Labeling (1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2008).
Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, and general counsel for Canon U.S.A. commented: “Our company is one that truly practices what we preach in terms of providing environmentally conscious, energy-efficient products to our customers. Canon pays special attention to the impact that its products have on the planet that we inhabit and how we can make eco-friendly decisions for the betterment of us all, all of which is reflected in our corporate philosophy of Kyosei. We thank ENERGY STAR for their continued work and for this tremendous honor that they have presented to Canon.”
About Energy Star
For over 25 years, the EPA’s Energy Star program is said to have been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment.
Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500 companies – are said to rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Together, since 1992, Energy Star and its partners have helped save American families and businesses over $450 billion and over 3.5 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity while also achieving broad emissions reduction, all through voluntary action.
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