Colgate-Palmolive Company

New York, New York

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company. Colgate-Palmolive demonstrated leadership in energy management by improving energy intensity by more than 1 percent in 2019 and by 26 percent since 2005. Key 2019 accomplishments include:

  • Investing in 68 capital projects projected to save over 63,600 MWh and prevent 7.5 million kilograms of CO2.
  • Conducting six energy treasure hunts that identified over 356 energy projects with the potential to save over 39,000 mega-watt hours (MWh), and participating in the inaugural ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunt Campaign.
  • Achieving the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry goal of a 10 percent energy intensity reduction within five years at four plants, avoiding over 124,460 million British thermal units (MMBtu) in energy. To date, Colgate-Palmolive plants have achieved the Challenge for Industry 74 times.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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