EPA Names Schering-Plough 2009 EPA ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year
In addition, Schering-Plough’s plant in
“Managing energy well is critical to our operations,” said
“EPA is pleased to recognize Schering-Plough for leadership in addressing global warming through greater energy efficiency,” said
Schering-Plough, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2006, will be honored for strategic energy management and a worldwide commitment to energy conservation that has produced savings in energy and cost. Schering-Plough’s leadership committed to energy conservation by establishing a Global Energy Management Team. The Team’s mission is to develop global policies, programs and initiatives aimed at energy reduction over the next several years. Progress is already being made. Energy intensity was reduced by 3.7 percent in 2008 from 2007 and the energy used in more than 16 million square feet of facility space worldwide is being actively monitored and controlled through a Web-based data management system.
The EPA recognition bestowed on Schering-Plough’s
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The 2009 Partner of the Year Awards recognize efforts to use energy efficiently in facility operations and to integrate superior energy management into overall organizational strategy. Award winners are selected from more than 12,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.
ENERGY STAR was introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as a voluntary market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increased energy efficiency. For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937).
Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development platform to human prescription, animal health and consumer health care products. Schering-Plough’s vision is to “Earn Trust, Every Day” with the doctors, patients, customers and other stakeholders served by its colleagues around the world. The company is based in
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