Nissan touts its impact in the EPA as a 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustain Excellence awardee. This is the highest honor by the EPA to organizations that show leadership, commitment and innovation towards environmental protection through energy sufficiency. “Receiving the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award affirms our commitment to care for our communities by continuing to integrate practices that reduce our environmental impact,” said Chris Goddard, manager, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Nissan U.S. “Sustainability requires proactive, sustained effort and Nissan understands its unique position to contribute to the fight for the future of our planet. It is an effort that we take seriously and we are ready to put in the work.”
Last year, Nissan had achieved an absolute energy reduction of 21% within the U.S. Nissan has saved almost 8 trillion BTUs of energy required to manufacture and assemble vehicles since its inception as an ENERGY STAR partner is 2006.
“ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”