Nissan North America, Inc.

Smyrna, Tennessee

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

Nissan North America, Inc.

Nissan North America, Inc. is the manufacturing and operations headquarters for Nissan in the United States and Mexico. Energy management has become a key piece of Nissan's sustainability strategy, which seeks a "Symbiosis of People, Vehicles, and Nature." To build and strengthen its energy management practices, Nissan actively leverages ENERGY STAR tools and resources. Nissan is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for the continued improvement of its energy management practices and performance. Key 2011 accomplishments include:


         Improving enterprise energy intensity by 5 percent while keeping energy use flat as production increased.

         Maintaining the ENERGY STAR for both of its U.S. assembly plants, despite the introduction of new product lines, and for its corporate headquarters building. Earning ENERGY STAR certification for eligible facilities is an annual goal for Nissan.

         Establishing an international energy management forum that spans all of Nissans North, Central, and South American operations.

         Mentoring and sharing best practices with other ENERGY STAR partners and demonstrating how to build a corporate culture based on energy efficiency.

         Leveraging ENERGY STAR resources effectively to increase energy awareness among employees and the communities in which Nissan operates.

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