Grupo Bimbo’s Bimbo Bakeries USA recently received a 2022 Green Power Leadership Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The bakery brand was awarded this honored achievement for its outstanding clean energy initiatives and impact on the green power market.
“We are proud to be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for our efforts to help realize a clean energy future,” said Christopher Wolfe, Bimbo Bakeries USA’s Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability. “As a leader in the food and beverage industry, it is essential for us to set the example for other organizations and prove that using green power is possible.”
In addition to the award, Bimbo Bakeries USA ranks as No. 35 on the EPA’s Top 100 Partners list, earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency at 20 North American facilities this year, and has been recognized as an EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year with Sustained Excellence for five consecutive years.
For more than 20 years, EPA’s annual Green Power Leadership Awards have recognized America’s leading green power users for their commitment to using renewable electricity and advancing the nation’s green power market. Bimbo Bakeries USA is currently using more than 490 million kWh of green power annually—101 percent of the organization’s overall electricity use. According to the EPA, Bimbo Bakeries USA’s current green power use is equivalent to the electricity use of 46,000 average American homes annually.
Bimbo Bakeries USA lives its purpose every day, Nourishing a Better World, and is committed to caring for its people, strengthening communities, offering products that contribute to a well-balanced diet, and protecting and preserving the planet for generations to come.
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