Raytheon receives 6th consecutive ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award
Reflects continued commitment to environmental stewardship
WALTHAM, Mass., March 27, 2013
WALTHAM, Mass., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)
was recognized with a sixth consecutive 2013 ENERGY STAR^® Sustained
Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for ongoing
leadership in energy conservation, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and
innovative energy efficiency practices.
"EPA is recognizing the Raytheon Company for earning EPA's highest ENERGY STAR
award -- the 2013 Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award," said Bob
Perciasepe, Acting Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
"Raytheon leads the field with their commitment to energy efficiency and
demonstrates how all Americans can save energy, save money, and create a
Raytheon was selected for the Sustained Excellence Award from about 20,000
public and private sector ENERGY STAR partners. The company has received nine
awards in its 13 years of participation in the ENERGY STAR program.
"Energy conservation has long been an area of focus at Raytheon, and it is at
the top of our list of 15 sustainability goals," said Raytheon Chairman and
CEO William H. Swanson. "Yet achieving these goals and reducing energy
consumption at a global company requires a committed and engaged team, which
is something we are very fortunate to have at Raytheon. This recognition is a
credit to the entire Raytheon team."
Raytheon's achievements in energy conservation are driven by companywide
dedication by its employees. Their efforts resulted in numerous energy
conservation and sustainability accomplishments in 2012, including:
oBuilding upon a strong energy culture to create more than 38,000 employee
"Energy Citizens for Life," who are committed to promoting energy best
oImplementing more than 200 energy projects -- with a goal of collectively
avoiding an estimated $3 million annually in energy costs.
oDeveloping a continuous commissioning initiative to optimize heating,
ventilation and cooling system operations.
oIntegrating energy findings and activities into an overall lean
manufacturing competition to further engage employees and align with
About the ENERGY STAR program
ENERGY STAR was introduced in 1992 as a voluntary labeling program designed to
identify and promote energy-efficient products to reduce greenhouse gas
emissions. Today, through its partnerships with more than 17,000 private and
public sector organizations, ENERGY STAR delivers the technical information
and tools that organizations and consumers can utilize to select
energy-efficient solutions and best management practices. Over the last 20
years, with help from ENERGY STAR, American families and businesses have saved
more than $230 billion on utility bills and prevented more than 1.8 billion
metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. For more about ENERGY STAR, visit
Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees
worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense,
homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a
history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art
electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas
of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence
systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is
headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us
atwww.raytheon.comand follow us on Twitter@raytheon.
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