Raytheon Awarded 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by EPA
For the fifth consecutive year, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recognized with the 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for ongoing leadership in energy conservation, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and innovative energy efficiency practices. Raytheon received its award at an EPA ceremony
Raytheon was selected for the Sustained Excellence Award from about 20,000 public and private sector ENERGY STAR partners. The company has received eight awards in its 12 years of participation in the ENERGY STAR program.
"It is a great honor to once again receive this outstanding recognition," said Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson. "Since Raytheon joined the ENERGY STAR program, it has been exciting to see how passionate our teammates continue to be about Raytheon's sustainability efforts. They are constantly looking for new efficiencies and improvements that raise the bar, and their initiative helps simultaneously drive cost savings and protect our communities for future generations."
Raytheon's achievements in energy conservation are driven by a dedicated team of energy professionals who focus on identifying and implementing energy conservation strategies and measures throughout the company.
Their efforts resulted in numerous energy conservation and sustainability accomplishments in 2011, including:
•Reaching a 5 percent absolute reduction in energy consumption, resulting in more than $5 million in annual savings;
"As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ENERGY STAR program, EPA is proud to recognize Raytheon with the 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award," said EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson. "Raytheon and all our ENERGY STAR award winners are helping Americans find cost-effective ways to save energy in everything we do, which is good for our climate, our health, and our future."