DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, today announced it has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Energy Management Award winner for its outstanding efforts to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings and facilities through sustained, company-wide energy management efforts and programs. Celanese’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017.
Celanese, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2014, will be honored for its superior performance in the Energy Management category for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency.
“One of the key objectives of Celanese is to drive energy efficiency and cost reduction at its plants globally. Accomplishing this goal requires engaging the entire organization in energy reduction and management efforts,” said Pat Quarles, Celanese Executive Vice President and President, Acetyl Chain and Integrated Supply Chain. “Celanese is pleased to be recognized by the EPA and the DOE for our efforts, and this award recognizes the many operators, engineers and plant personnel who have worked diligently to help Celanese achieve this milestone.”
In 2015 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners saved American businesses and consumers 503 billion kilowatt hours and $34 billion dollars on their energy bills, while achieving broad emissions reductions.
For a complete list of 2017 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
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ENERGY STAR has 16,000 partners working to protect the environment through greater energy efficiency, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies, and home builders. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have saved American families and businesses $430 billion on their energy bills and 4.6 trillion kilowatt-hours of energy, while achieving broad emissions reductions—including 2.8 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
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Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our two complementary business cores, Acetyl Chain and Materials Solutions, use the full breadth of Celanese's global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for our customers and the corporation. As we partner with our customers to solve their most critical business needs, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the world through The Celanese Foundation. Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 7,300 employees worldwide and had 2016 net sales of $5.4 billion. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com.
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