HORSHAM, Pa., March 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., is proud to announce that it has received the 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in recognition of its company-wide commitment to energy management strategy and leadership in the baking industry.
The Sustained Excellence honor is given, at the EPA’s discretion, to organizations who have consistently earned Partner of the Year for several years in a row.
"We are honored to receive the Partner of the Year award for the sixth year in a row,” said Ramon Rivera, Senior Vice President of Operations, Bimbo Bakeries USA. “Our partnership with the EPA has been instrumental in helping us achieve our sustainability goals, and we look forward to continuing our work to preserve the planet and fulfill our Purpose of Nourishing a Better World.”
"As we accelerate historic efforts to address climate change, public-private partnerships will be essential to realizing the scale of our ambition," said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. "I applaud this year's ENERGY STAR award winners for working with EPA to deliver a clean energy future that saves American consumers and businesses money and creates jobs."
Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. ENERGY STAR award winners lead their industries in the production, sale and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, buildings, services and strategies. These efforts are essential to fighting the climate crisis and protecting public health.
Key accomplishments for Bimbo Bakeries USA in 2022 include:
Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2023 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.