EP100 members

Covestro

Covestro is among the world’s leading manufacturers of premium polymers and its products and application solutions are found in nearly every area of modern life. Covestro is working on sustainable solutions to challenges such as climate change and recently set a CO2 reduction target of 50% by 2025 compared to 2005, of which energy efficiency will account for 40%.

Covestro joined EP100 in May 2016 and was the first major European manufacturer to do so. Covestro’s pledge is to double its energy productivity by 2030 compared to a 2005 baseline.

Richard Northcote, Chief Sustainability Officer, Covestro AG, said: “We are delighted to become the first major European manufacturer to join EP100 and commit to doubling our energy productivity by 2030. We have recently announced a CO2 reduction target of 50% by 2025, from a 2005 base, of which about 40% will be from energy efficiency increases. Further committing to our ongoing energy efficiency program and extending our target level cements our intention to drive our sustainability agenda.”

 


 

Cree

Cree is a market-leading innovator if lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications. Cree strives to minimize resource use and reduce the environmental impact of its production process.

The company is committed to transparency of its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, waste generation and energy consumption. Cree joined EP100 in May 2017 and plans to double its energy productivity by 2020 based on a 2014 baseline, through measures such as the adoption of LED lighting throughout its facilities and continued improvement of LED performance.

Greg Merritt, VP Marketing and Public Affairs, Cree said: “Joining EP100 is a natural for us, as improving energy productivity is the essence of what we do at Cree. Our constant innovations in LEDs, LED lighting and other Cree technologies enable people to do more and consume less.”


 

Dalmia Cement

Dalmia Cement is one of India’s leading cement manufacturers and is committed to being a sustainability leader in this sector. Dalmia Cement already produces cement with a lower carbon intensity then the global and Indian averages.

Dalmia Cement joined EP100 in September 2016 and was the first company to become a member of both RE100 and EP100. The company pledged to double its energy productivity by 2030 - using a 2010-11 baseline - and views EP100 as the natural progression of its corporate vision.

Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO, Dalmia Cement, said: “Today, our group has one of the lowest carbon footprint in the global cement sector and we will continue to find ways to not only reduce our energy use, but also maximize the economic benefit of every unit of energy we consume.

We are targeting to double our energy productivity by various innovative and sustainable ways and means by 2030. Joining EP100 is a natural progression of our corporate vision-which is to be a leader in building materials that evokes pride in all stakeholders through customer centricity, innovation, sustainability and our values.”

 


 

Danfoss

Danfoss is a global producer of products and services used in areas such as air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, compressors and drives. Danfoss is a world leader in the supply of technologies; solutions that support the growing need for sustainable food supply, modern infrastructure, efficient energy utilization and better climate control.

Danfoss joined EP100 in May 2016 and pledged to double its energy productivity by 2030 compared to 2007. Danfoss has made energy productivity improvements of 60% since 2007 through a number of energy-saving projects.

Niels B. Christiansen, President & CEO, Danfoss said: “Doing business as usual is no longer sufficient. In order to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 7, and ‘ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all’, simply put, we need to do far more with way less. The natural starting point is energy productivity: creating more economic output from each unit of energy.”

 


 

Hongbo

Hongbo is a Chinese LED manufacturer which joined EP100 in September 2016. Hongbo pledged to make energy productivity improvements of at least 2.5% per year in order to make consistent progress towards doubling its energy productivity.

 


 

H&M

H&M is a global, Swedish multinational clothing retail company. H&M has a long record of working to reduce its climate impact and recently launched a new commitment to achieve a climate positive value chain by 2040.

H&M joined EP100 in April 2017 and is also a member of RE100. The company pledged to double its energy productivity by 2030 and plans to achieve this by building stores that use 40% less energy than those constructed today, as well as investing in new technologies for lighting and HVAC to improve its operational energy productivity. H&M also aims to have 100% of its supplier partners enrolled in an energy efficiency program by 2025, as well as reduce the energy used in its logistics, transport and warehouses.

Pierre Borjesson, Global Sustainability Business Expert, H&M said: “‘Using less energy and increasing our economic output is a fundamental part of our strategy. “We have long been working to reduce our climate impact and recently launched our new commitment to achieve a climate positive value chain by 2040. This means H&M will support reductions of greenhouse gases to a larger extent than what our value chain emits. Two of our key priorities are leadership in energy productivity and using renewable energy throughout the value chain.”

 


 

Landsec

Landsec is the UK’s largest commercial property development and investment company. The company aims to be the sustainability leader in the UK listed real estate sector and recently has its science-based target accepted. Landsec is the first property company to join EP100 and recognizes that reducing energy consumption will be a key vehicle in helping the company to achieve its science-based target.

Landsec joined EP100 in December 2016 and is one of the first companies to become a member of both RE100 and EP100. Landsec pledged to double its energy productivity by 2034 compared to a baseline year of 2014. The company has reduced the energy consumption of its London office portfolio by 13% over the last three years.

Robert Noel, CEO, Landsec, said: “Reducing energy consumption will be the primary vehicle in achieving our goals. We are very pleased to be the first property company to sign up to EP100, ensuring we will increase our energy productivity for the benefit of our customers.”

 


 

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. With a commitment to sustainability that dates back to 1885, Johnson Controls works to make the future more productive, more secure, and more sustainable.

Johnson Controls joined EP100 in May 2016 and pledged to double its energy productivity by 2030 compared to a 2009 baseline. Johnson Controls has implemented a range of measures to improve its energy efficiency which have resulted in savings of over US$100 million in annual energy costs.

Clay Nesler, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Johnson Controls, said, “We are pleased to join with other leading global companies in making a commitment to double our energy productivity by 2030 as part of EP100. Energy efficiency improvements have been a key element of our sustainability program since 2003 contributing to a 41% greenhouse gas emissions intensity reduction and over US$100 million in annual energy savings.”

 


 

Mahindra & Mahindra

Mahindra & Mahindra, part of the Mahindra Group, is an Indian multinational automobile manufacturing company and is the world’s largest manufacturer of tractors. Mahindra and Mahindra joined EP100 in February 2016 and pledged to double its energy productivity by 2030 compared to a 2008-09 baseline. Mahindra & Mahindra has implemented some key measures to improve its energy productivity, including energy efficient lighting, air conditioning, and motors as well as re-engineering of the business process to reduce energy demand.

Anirban Ghosh, CSO, Mahindra, said "Our vehicles are now made with 33% less energy than before. Additionally, many of our projects have achieved a 24% return on investment. Now that we have joined EP100 at the corporate level, it paves the way for additional energy saving initiatives throughout our various companies.” 

 


 

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd.

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd., is a part of the Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group and offers holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships. Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. strives to adopt sustainable practices in all its operations and recognizes the long-term benefits of doing so.

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd., joined EP100 in September 2016 and pledged to double its energy productivity by 2030 compared to a 2008-09 baseline year. The company is implementing a variety of measures to improve its energy productivity across all areas of its operations including: transition to LED lighting, upgrading to energy efficient HVAC systems, and use of timers for high-load equipment.

Kavinder Singh, MD & CEO, Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Ltd., said “The Mahindra Group has a growing commitment to sustainable business practices that allow us to do good, as we do well. This agreement to double our energy productivity by 2030 also aligns with the larger trend of Indian consumers becoming increasingly aware about the environmental impact, choosing brands that are taking real action to minimize their carbon footprint.”

 


 

Swiss Re

Swiss Re is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. The company has a long-standing commitment to corporate responsibility and strives to implement this across its business. Swiss Re identified climate change as a major sustainability challenge almost 20 years ago, and has put a special focus on this topic ever since.

Swiss Re joined EP100 in November 2016 and was one of the first companies to become a member of both RE100 and EP100. Swiss Re pledged to double its energy productivity by 2020 compared to a baseline year of 2005. By joining EP100, Swiss Re seeks to demonstrate that a strong commitment to a sustainable energy future is good for business.

Vincent Eckert, Head of Internal Environmental Management, Swiss Re, said: “Improving energy productivity is key in our company's efforts to achieve greenhouse gas neutrality. We have joined EP100 to demonstrate that a strong commitment to a sustainable energy future is good for business."

 


 

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is committed to doubling its energy productivity by 2030 with a 2005 baseline. The company has already reduced its energy consumption by 10% every three years for the past decade. Going forward, Schneider Electric plans to double its energy productivity partly through use of its own technical solutions, such as EcoStruxure™, an Internet-of-things-enabled smart technology. Schneider Electric is also a member of RE100 and is committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity by 2030.


 

Woolworths Holdings

Woolworths Holdings is one of South Africa’s largest retail chains and has a vision to be the most sustainable retailer in the Southern Hemisphere. The company has many different areas of focus within its sustainability strategy, and is working with stakeholders in its supply chain to save energy and reduce emissions.

Woolworths Holdings is the first major international retailer to join EP100, and has been a member since February 2017. The company pledged to double its energy productivity by 2020 compared to a baseline year of 2005. Woolworths Holdings has taken significant steps in promoting energy efficiency and productivity and it launched the ‘Good Business Journey’ in 2007 to formalize its sustainability commitments.

Justin Smith, Group Head of Sustainability, Woolworths said: “We believe it’s important for companies in emerging markets to play a role in reducing carbon emissions. South Africa, where our headquarters is located, has a relatively carbon-intensive economy, so businesses need to actively drive energy productivity and maximize the environmental and cost saving benefits from energy efficiency."


 

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