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Winners of the 2019 Global Leadership Awards in Energy Management announced today!

29 May 2019

Today, the Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) is announcing the winners of the Award of Excellence in Energy Management at the 10th  Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) in Vancouver, Canada.

The award programme serves as a platform to identify, encourage and showcase leading organisations from around the world for their innovative energy management achievements, particularly by adopting the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001 standard. These awards also highlight the energy, environmental, and industrial benefits obtained by a wide range of organisations that invest and advance their energy efficiency measures. Since 2016, the awards programme has recognised over 120 energy management leaders globally.

This year, EMWG is honouring 32 organisations with facilities in 19 countries/regions. The cohort of awardees include industrial, commercial and public sector organisations. Each of these organisations shared valuable insights on the best practices, success, and other benefits achieved by meeting the ISO 50001 standard in one or more of their facilities. Collectively, all 32 of these organisations have achieved annual energy cost savings of up to USD 57 million and emissions reductions of up to 554 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide—the equivalent of taking seven million passenger vehicles off the road. Four companies are receiving top honours, including the 3M Company (Global), Areej Vegetable Oil & Derivatives (Oman), JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. (India), and PT Pupuk Kalimantan Timur (Indonesia).

Industry currently accounts for roughly one-third of global energy demand and around 24% of total CO2 emissions. Improving energy use in this sector can enhance industrial competitiveness while also supporting economic development, energy security, and greenhouse gas emissions abatement. ISO 50001 is proven to be business-friendly, globally relevant, and transformational, thereby supporting the scale-up of best energy management practices. The Task Group will continue to facilitate the uptake of energy management systems to improve energy efficiency in the industrial and buildings sectors.

Click here to find the winners of the 2019 Global Leadership Awards in Energy Management.

To learn more about the 2019 Global ISO 50001 Achievements, please visit here.

Read IPEEC’s  Activity Report to learn more about the activities of EMWG.

The EMWG was launched in 2010 to reduce global energy use in industrial and commercial buildings.  The EMWG works with governments and partners to create or expand programs and policies to promote EnMS adoption. The EMWG is a Task Group of the International Partnership of Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) and an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). It is led by the Governments of Canada and the United States.