Raytheon Company

Waltham, Massachusetts


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

Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security, and other government markets throughout the world. As a mission-driven organization, Raytheons Enterprise Energy Team (EET) is focused on the improvement of the companys energy performance. Raytheon is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its robust corporate-wide energy program, which continues to improve energy performance while motivating employees to get involved. This is the second time Raytheon has received ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition. Key accomplishments include:

         Reducing energy use intensity by 5.3% " in 2008, equivalent to 84 billion Btu and $20 million in annual revenue; the company has improved its energy performance by 33% since 2002.

         Communicating energy efficiency effectively to its 73,000 employees through its successful Energy Citizen campaign, in which employees are encouraged to practice energy efficiency at work and home. More than 21,000 people were involved in the 2008 campaign, representing more than a quarter of the Raytheon workforce.

         Refining its energy program by issuing a new energy policy and purchasing alternative energy sources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

         Expanding its network of cross-functional, regional energy team members, known as Energy

         Engaging its suppliers and vendors to develop robust energy programs and join partnerships such as ENERGY STAR and Climate Leaders.

         Supporting the ENERGY STAR program by sharing best practices and strategies.

         Mentoring other ENERGY STAR partners to assist them in developing and improving their own energy management programs.

         Raytheon also participates in EPAs Climate Leaders program, where it has achieved a 38% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (per dollar revenue) through 2008. Raytheon exceeded its 33% target one year earlier than committed to through the Climate Leaders program and plans on announcing a new greenhouse gas reduction goal in 2009.

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