Kohl's Receives Green Kudos from EPA
November 18, 2011,
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.-Kohl's Department Stores has been recognized with its third Green Power Partner of the Year Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Center for Resource Solutions.
With this year's award, given earlier this week in San Francisco, Kohl's is the first retailer to be named a Green Power Partner of the Year for three consecutive years.
"Recognition as Green Power Partner of the Year demonstrates Kohl's leadership in the use and support of renewable energy as part of our commitment to being an environmentally responsible retailer," said John Worthington, Kohl's chief administrative officer. He said the company had purchased enough green power to offset the purchased electricity requirements for each of its 39 new stores that opened in 2011. Kohl's has also added 16 new solar locations this year in addition to its first two wind locations.
Other Articles By Author
HFN Launches Interactive Idea Book
HFN's DIGITAL EDITION
COVER STORY: HFN Turns 90
We commemorate HFN's 90th anniversary by paying tribute to the iconic retailer and supplier brands--and the people--that have helped the industry flourish, then and now.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
- Up & Coming Leaders - The home industry is in capable and visionary hands as this year’s 40 Under 40 list attests. Today’s young leaders span all disciplines and varied levels of operation.
- Omnichannel Retailing - In the Mobile App World, Time is Money