Colgate-Palmolive Company

New York, New York

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products manufacturer. Colgate demonstrated continued leadership in leveraging ENERGY STAR® tools and recognition to advance energy and decarbonization management practices for a 1.97% energy intensity reduction in 2021 and a 29.48% reduction since 2005. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Achieving the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry at three facilities. Since 2010, Colgate plants have achieved the Challenge for Industry 90 times, contributing to over 3.73 MMBTUs in energy savings.
  • Contributing to the ENERGY STAR Find the Treasure campaign by sharing the results from energy treasure hunts.
  • Finalizing a Net Zero Carbon Strategy that was rolled out to its manufacturing facilities.
  • Launching the fifth iteration of its “Top 10” actions to drive further energy and water savings across the company.
  • Increasing the percentage of the company’s capital budget dedicated to energy and sustainability projects to 15%.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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