Summit Energy Honored by AT&T with 2011 Supplier Sustainability Award
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Feb. 1, 2012 – A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact over the past year has earned Louisville’s Summit Energy, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, recognition as a 2011 AT&T Supplier Sustainability Award winner. The award recognizes suppliers for their support of affiliates of AT&T*, one of the world’s leading data, voice, wireless and Internet service providers.
"AT&T suppliers earning this Sustainability Award have demonstrated praiseworthy initiative and innovation in the area of sustainability. They have delivered solid improvements that have helped support AT&T’s ongoing sustainability efforts," said Tim Harden, president of AT&T Supply Chain and Fleet Operations. "These awards acknowledge the contributions of our suppliers by highlighting those who stood out in providing exceptional value and advancing our programs beyond expectations."
Summit Energy was one of only four suppliers to receive the 2011 AT&T Supplier Sustainability Award for outstanding contributions that supported AT&T’s energy management and sustainability efforts during the past year.
"Summit Energy is proud to be an energy advisor to AT&T since 2007, and we look forward to continuing this partnership and shared commitment to improve efforts in sustainability, by minimizing environmental impact, reducing consumption and achieving energy cost savings," said Steve Willhite, CEO and president, Summit Energy, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric. "We are honored that AT&T has acknowledged our contribution to energy efficiency."
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
About Summit Energy
Summit Energy, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, provides energy management and sustainability services for businesses in a wide range of industries. Summit manages more than $20 billion in annualized energy spend for more than 650 clients and thousands of facilities worldwide. Summit leads companies to cost-effective strategies by providing energy procurement, sustainability consulting, energy risk management, rate analysis and demand response services. Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., with a team of more than 350 employees, Summit has additional offices in the United States, as well as in Europe and Mexico.
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company's 110,000 plus employees achieved sales of more than $26 billion in 2010, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”