As we travel deeper into the 21st Century, the citizens of Earth become more and more concerned about the impact we are having on our environment. And, though the auto industry might not be the first place one would look for sustainable technology, many auto brands have been working diligently to make our world a greener place. Take Nissan, for example. The Japanese auto manufacturer is certainly committed to these kinds of goals, as 2012 marks its sixth year as an Energy Star Partner. This year, Nissan North America has even earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "2012 Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award."
This award, which has been given for twenty years now, recognizes continued leadership in protecting the environment by using energy efficiently. Specifically, it shows Nissan's efforts to teach others about energy efficiency and to measure and track its own environmental progress. As Bill Kreuger, Vice Chairman of Nissan Americas, explains, "Nissan is committed to partnering with Energy Star in our efforts to increase energy efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing with the highest quality vehicles sold in North America. These efforts align with our global strategies of zero-emission leadership and corporate social responsibility to employees, stakeholders and customers."1Nissan is one of the 20-thousand organizations that participates in the Energy Star program, but it will be a part of only a few organizations that are specifically honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. next week.
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