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2018 Green Power Leadership Awards

2018 Green Power Leadership Awards

Center for Resource Solutions and the U.S. EPA presented the awards at a ceremony taking place at Renewable Energy Markets 2018 in Houston, TX on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. To see the list of this year’s award winners, read the release, and watch the winner video, see 2018 Award Winners at https://resource-solutions.org/programs/gpla/2018-winners/.

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  1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency • Center for Resource Solutions

  2. Presented by the U.S. EPA Green Power
 Partner Awards

  3. Excellence in Green Power Use

  4. Excellence in Green Power Use Anheuser-Busch

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  8. “Helping to grow the renewable energy market is not only

    good for the environment, it is a strategic business move as we strive for long-term sustainability. We’re honored to receive this Green Power Leadership Award. It inspires us to challenge ourselves to do more to make a difference in a clean energy future.” —Ingrid De Ryck VP of Procurement and Sustainability
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  10. Excellence in Green Power Use Equinix, Inc.

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  14. “Equinix is thrilled to win its second Green Power Leadership

    Award. We operate the world’s most interconnected data centers and procuring renewable energy is a core priority for us. Operating sustainably ensures that we are at the forefront of our industry and we help our customers meet their environmental goals.” — Raouf Abdel
 Chief Global Operations Officer
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  16. Excellence in Green Power Use Google Inc.

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  21. Excellence in Green Power Use Starbucks Coffee Company

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  25. “Starbucks is committed to 100% renewable energy to power operations

    globally by 2020 and we are thrilled to be recognized with this Green Power Leadership Award for our progress towards this goal.” —Andy Adams SVP , Global Store Development
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  27. Direct Project Engagement

  28. Jackson Family Wines Direct Project Engagement

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  32. “Jackson Family Wines is honored to receive a 2018 EPA

    Green Power Leadership Award in the Direct Project Engagement category. As a leading generator of onsite renewables in the U.S. wine industry, my family’s business is committed to ensuring a renewable energy future for generations to come.” —Katie Jackson Vice President of Sustainability & External Affairs
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  34. Michigan State University Direct Project Engagement

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  38. “Fiscal sustainability is essential for all environmental sustainability projects; and

    our solar carport project is a great example, because this renewable power source will save MSU more than $10 million over the next 25 years as compared to buying fossil fuel–based power.” —Wolfgang Bauer University Distinguished Professor
 Associate Vice President for Administrative Services
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  40. The Procter & Gamble Company Direct Project Engagement

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  44. “P&G strives to enable and inspire positive impact on the

    environment and society, while creating value for the consumers we serve. One way we’re doing this is through more circular supply networks. We’ve set a goal to procure 100% of our electricity globally from renewable sources by 2030, and we’re investing in large-scale renewable energy projects, both at P&G facilities and with offsite partners. We’re honored to be recognized by the EPA for these efforts, and to help our consumers and company make more sustainable choices.” —Yannis Skoufalos Global Product Supply Officer
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  46. T-Mobile US, Inc. Direct Project Engagement

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  50. “It’s the Un-carrier way to do the right thing by

    our customers, and moving to renewable energy is just a natural part of that. And it’s not just the right thing to do—it’s smart business! We expect to cut T-Mobile’s energy costs by around $100 million in the next 15 years thanks to this move. Imagine the awesome things we can do for our customers with that.” —John Legere President and CEO
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  52. University of California Direct Project Engagement

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  56. “We need to be bold and ambitious with our solutions

    to climate change. For its part, the University of California has set a goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2025. Together, we can multiply the impact of our individual efforts. It is an honor to accept this award.” — Janet Napolitano President, University of California
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  58. Green Power Partner of the Year

  59. Microsoft Corporation Green Power Partner of the Year

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  64. Presented by Center for Resource Solutions Market
 Development Awards

  65. Green Power Market Development

  66. Green Power Market Development Microsoft Corporation

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  71. Green Power Market Development Puget Sound Energy

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  73. “Green Direct exemplifies the power of partnership. We’ve been able

    to structure an industry-leading renewable energy program for our largest electric customers. We’re so excited to see this come together and for what it means to our customers and the region.” —Kimberly Harris, CEO
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  75. Green Power Market Development Silicon Ranch

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  79. “Our goal at Silicon Ranch has always been to ensure

    that Americans have access to a reliable, affordable, and clean energy supply. We are honored by this recognition from Center for Resource Solutions because it is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Silicon Ranch team.” — Matt Kisber Co-Founder & CEO
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  81. Green Power Market Development T-Mobile US, Inc.

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  85. “It’s the Un-carrier way to do the right thing by

    our customers, and moving to renewable energy is just a natural part of that. And it’s not just the right thing to do—it’s smart business! We expect to cut T-Mobile’s energy costs by around $100 million in the next 15 years thanks to this move. Imagine the awesome things we can do for our customers with that.” —John Legere President and CEO
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  87. International Green Power
 Market Development

  88. International Green Power Market Development Apple Inc.

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  92. International Green Power Market Development Google Inc.

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  97. Leadership in Green
 Power Education

  98. Leadership in Green Power Education Cornell University

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  102. “Cornell University is proud to receive this prestigious award from

    Center for Resource Solutions. Through this recognition, we can continue to acknowledge and support the students, staff, and researchers whose collaborative efforts advance green power access and adoption to improve the lives and livelihoods of communities in New York State, and beyond.” —Katherine McComas
 Vice Provost for Engagement and Land-Grant Affairs
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  104. Leadership in Green Power Education The Redford Center

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  108. “A Green Power Leadership Award is a high honor. I

    see our work as being in service of the people on the frontlines, helping realize a cleaner, healthier future for us all, so to have our efforts recognized by a leader of your caliber is important affirmation of our contribution.” — Jill Tidman Executive Director
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  110. Green Power Leader of the Year

  111. Janet Napolitano, 
 University of California Green Power Leader of

    the Year
  112. “We need to be bold and ambitious with our solutions

    to climate change. For its part, the University of California has set a goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2025. Together, we can multiply the impact of our individual efforts. It is an honor to accept this award.” — Janet Napolitano President, University of California
  113. Message from Janet Napolitano

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