Commits to Energy Management Campaign; Releases new Energy Goal
COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2016--
Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) won the 2016 Award of Excellence in Energy
Management from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a high-level global
forum that promotes policies and programs to advance clean energy. CEM
energy ministers will present this prestigious CEM award to Jennifer
Rumsey, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Cummins Inc. at
the annual CEM meeting in San Francisco, California, on June 2. An
independent panel of international experts selected only three
organizations worldwide for this top honor in energy management.
Also at CEM, Cummins joined the Energy Management Campaign, which is an
effort of CEM and the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency
Cooperation to spur international collaboration with a goal of 50,001
global certifications by 2020. Cummins’ commits to achieve ISO 50001
certification at a total of 40 sites by 2020. These 40 sites represent
90 percent of Cummins’ energy footprint.
“To meet the world’s energy, environmental and economic challenges, we
must improve how we manage energy on a global scale,” said Jennifer
Rumsey, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at Cummins Inc.
“Cummins is committed to energy efficiency in our facilities and
throughout our supply chain as well as through our product innovations.
We are honored to join the Energy Management Campaign because we believe
structured energy management and aggressive goals are key to making
progress in global energy efficiency.”
This commitment comes as Cummins released its third energy goal in 10
years this spring. It pledges to achieve a 32 percent energy intensity
reduction from company facilities by 2020 (using a baseline year of
2010) and increase the portion of electricity it uses derived from
The award is part of the CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards program
and is managed by CEM’s Energy Management Working Group (EMWG), which
includes representatives from Australia, Canada, Chile, China, the
European Commission, Finland, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea,
Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States. To
enter the awards program, Cummins developed and submitted a detailed
case study describing its experiences and results using ISO 50001 at
nine of its global sites. This award-winning case study is available on
website as a resource for other organizations.
In its case study, Cummins Inc. describes key aspects of its ISO
50001-certified energy management system and identifies resulting
benefits at a total of nine sites in India, the United Kingdom and the
United States, including the following:
A 20.25% energy performance improvement over 2010 baseline
More than $3.5 annual energy cost savings and a 12-month payback period
39,740 metric tons of CO2 reduction annually
Participation in selective governmental programs that help to
accelerate energy and cost savings
The ISO 50001 standard is a framework to help companies manage and
continually improve their energy performance and realize cost and
emission reductions. Regardless of a company’s starting point, size, or
sector, this framework helps achieve energy and cost savings year after
year. ISO 50001 is a product of international collaboration, drawing on
best practices from over 50 countries and demonstrating impressive
savings among the 12,000 early adopters. The standard is proven to be
business-friendly, globally relevant, and transformational, as it embeds
best practices into any organization and provides a global benchmark for
climate and clean energy action.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary
business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel
and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel
systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and
electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana,
(USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 55,000 people worldwide
and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories
through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent
distributor locations and approximately 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins
earned $1.4 billion on sales of $19.1 billion in 2015. Press releases
can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com.
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Source: Cummins Inc.
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