Give it up for Bimbo Bakeries USA for nabbing a prestigious award! The global bakery brand has received the 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy in recognition of its company-wide commitment to energy management strategy and leadership in the baking industry.
“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.”
The Sustained Excellence honor is given, at the EPA’s discretion, to organizations that have consistently earned Partner of the Year for several years in a row.
According to the release, the ENERGY STAR program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements every year.
"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."
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:
Check out the release here for more information.
Congratulations on these amazing efforts!