Corning Incorporated

Corning, New York

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Corning Incorporated is a manufacturer of specialty glass, ceramics, and advanced optical products. The company supported ENERGY STAR® in the development of new industrial decarbonization tools and in advancing energy efficiency in the glass industry. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Pledging one new site to the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry’s energy intensity reduction goal so that all eligible sites worldwide are now pursuing the Challenge. Six sites achieved the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry, with energy intensity improving from 11–31% in fewer than four years.
  • Sharing the company’s broader sustainability goals and program structure within the ENERGY STAR industrial partner network.
  • Maintaining a significant internal communication network through enhanced recognition of employee participation. The network continues to build out the global energy management program with new team members and serves as a model for industrial companies.
  • Facilitating a move toward lower carbon energy by increasing the number of facilities that leverage renewable energy and creating a custom approval process for accelerating decisions on these projects.
  • Hastening action on climate by instituting new corporate carbon reduction goals in accord with the Science Based Targets initiative.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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