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Global Energy Management Awards Program Now Accepting Entries

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Global Energy Management Awards Program Now Accepting Entries

Top winners to be honored at ninth Clean Energy Ministerial in 2018

The Energy Management Leadership Awards is now accepting entries for 2018. Any organization with an ISO 50001-certified energy management system is invited to participate in this prestigious awards program from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM’s) Energy Management Working Group (EMWG). A Ministerial-level forum working to accelerate the global clean energy transition, the CEM holds annual awards to showcase leadership and achievements that support organizational, national, and global climate goals.

New Commitments Highlight Progress of Energy Management Campaign at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 8, 2017
New Commitments Highlight Progress of Energy Management Campaign at Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial

Governments, companies, and international partners step up their efforts to accelerate implementation of ISO 50001

Partners shared their newest commitments to the Energy Management Campaign with an international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), which took place June 6–8 in Beijing, China. One of the highlights of the three-day event, the Campaign aims, by 2020, to achieve 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001, the global energy management system standard. During related CEM8 events, governments, global business leaders, and other key partners outlined concrete actions they will take to promote ISO 50001 and make progress towards climate and energy goals.

Global Awards Program Recognizes Leadership in Energy Management

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Global Awards Program Recognizes Leadership in Energy Management

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Arabian Cement Company, and Mutua Madrileña Win Awards of Excellence in Energy Management

Thirty-seven organizations across 21 countries have been selected for global recognition as part of the second annual Energy Management Leadership Awards program sponsored by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a high-level international forum that promotes clean energy.

ISO 50001 Highlights from COP22

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
ISO 50001 Highlights from COP22

The Clean Energy Ministerial Advances a Key Tool for Climate Action

The Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group and its work to raise the visibility of ISO 50001 as a key tool for climate action were featured at the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22), held November 7–18 in Marrakech, Morocco. Established in 2011, ISO 50001 transforms the way organizations manage energy, offering companies a comprehensive approach to continually improve energy performance, sustainability, and the bottom line.

2017 Global Energy Management Awards Program Launches, Now Accepting Entries

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
2017 Global Energy Management Awards Program Launches, Now Accepting Entries

Top winners to be honored on international stage at eighth Clean Energy Ministerial in 2017

Announced today, the 2017 CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards will raise global awareness of the benefits of energy management and accelerate uptake of these systems to support corporate, national, and global climate goals. Organizations that have an ISO 50001-certified energy management system may compete for these prestigious awards. The submission deadline is 24 January 2017.

Energy Management Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Energy Management Campaign Launches at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial

Governments, companies, and international partners collaborate to accelerate implementation of ISO 50001

An international assembly of high-level clean energy leaders attending the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial launched the Energy Management Campaign, a new, high-level international effort to promote ISO 50001, the global energy management system standard. The Energy Management Campaign is a call to action—urging governments, business, industry, and other key partners to use the ISO 50001 standard as a transparent mechanism to demonstrate progress towards climate and energy goals. The Campaign aims to achieve 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001 by 2020.

Global Awards Program Recognizes Companies for Leadership in Energy Management

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Global Awards Program Recognizes Companies for Leadership in Energy Management

Cummins, LG Chem, and New Gold win inaugural Awards of Excellence in Energy Management

Thirty-five businesses in 20 countries have been selected for global recognition as part of the inaugural Energy Management Leadership Awards program sponsored by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). On June 2, 2016, three companies will receive top honors, the Award of Excellence in Energy Management, at the annual CEM meeting in San Francisco, California: Cummins Inc. (USA), LG Chem Ltd. (Republic of Korea), and New Gold Inc. (Canada). Another 32 companies will receive Energy Management Insight Awards for helping to build global insight on the benefits of energy management systems in industrial and commercial facilities.

North American Governments Announce Pilot Program to Accelerate Regional Adoption of the Energy Management Standard ISO 50001

Thursday, April 28, 2016
North American Governments Announce Pilot Program to Accelerate Regional Adoption of the Energy Management Standard ISO 50001

Energy ministries from Canada, Mexico, and the United States announced that nine companies will join the North American Energy Management Pilot Program to promote implementation of the ISO 50001 international energy management system standard. 

Global Awards Program to Recognize Leadership in Energy Management

Friday, February 19, 2016
Global Awards Program to Recognize Leadership in Energy Management

CEM Energy Management Leadership Awards to honor organizations using ISO 50001-certified energy management systems

The inaugural Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Energy Management Leadership Awards will recognize organizations using an ISO 50001-certified energy management system to save energy and reduce costs. To enter the competition, an organization must submit a copy of its ISO 50001 certificate and a structured case study, which will be evaluated by an independent panel of international experts. Three organizations will receive the prestigious CEM Award of Excellence for Energy Management and will be recognized at an awards ceremony during the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) meeting in San Francisco on June 2, 2016.

EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
EMWG Works with Commission for Environmental Cooperation to Launch Novel Trilateral Energy Efficiency Initiative

Companies across North America are invited to apply for the Energy Management Pilot Program

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation, with the support of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Working Group (EMWG), is spearheading an innovative pilot program to help North American companies reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The North American Energy Management Pilot Program includes energy management training and coaching to implement the ISO 50001 standard. Companies can find more information on the CEC Energy Program webpage. The application deadline is 8 January 2016.
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Energy Management Working Group Fact Sheet-CEM7

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Energy Management Working Group Fact Sheet-CEM7

This fact sheet, published during CEM7, describes the Energy Management Working Group goals, impact, achievements, and participating governments and partner organizations.

Chrysler Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Chrysler Global Energy Management Implementation Case Study

This case study describes how Chrysler Group LLC’s Brampton assembly plant became the first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification while saving millions in energy costs.

Broan-NuTone Canada Becomes a Trailblazer in Energy Management

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Broan-NuTone Canada Becomes a Trailblazer in Energy Management

Broan-NuTone discusses their journey as a growing company that is making a name for themselves in the field of energy management. The home ventilation producer has prided themselves on their environmentally conscious products. They have spearheaded eco-initiatives in their Mississauga, Ontario plant since 2007, and routinely examine new ways to enhance environmental protection. Broan-NuTone did not want to stop there and they wanted to go further, achieve many different things, and bring more improvements to the business. So with the help of Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (NRCan’s CIPEC), the plant achieved ISO 50001 certification and became a trailblazer for energy management.

KI Pembroke is Making Changes and Saving Energy

Thursday, September 3, 2015
KI Pembroke is Making Changes and Saving Energy

Located in Pembroke, Ontario, KI Pembroke is a world-class producer of steel filing and storage office furniture, committed to sustainable manufacturing processes. Dan Mellen, general manager at KI Pembroke, explains that a driving force behind their success has been their partnership with the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC). In 2012, KI Pembroke took advantage of corporate’s new energy policy to begin their own energy management system, to maximize the benefits of energy efficiency. They set a target in 2013 to reduce their energy consumption by approximately 10% and then they partnered with CIPEC, among others, to launch a campaign featuring awareness events, workshops, and training.

Chrysler Changes the Game in Energy Efficiency

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Chrysler Changes the Game in Energy Efficiency

Chrysler’s Brampton, Ontario plant is one of the largest producers of vehicles in Canada, and it’s also the first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification. In this video, the Brampton plant team describes the plant’s partnership with Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (NRCan’s CIPEC) for support towards ISO 50001 certification. Plant manager, Dan Omahen, describes this process as having been “paved with teamwork.” Employees play a key role in the implementation and continued success of energy management initiatives.

St. Mary’s Cement Paves the Way for Industry Energy Conservation

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
St. Mary’s Cement Paves the Way for Industry Energy Conservation

Learn about how international standards help companies reduce their carbon footprint with the implementation of global energy management systems. ISO standards help companies like St. Mary’s Cement reduce the level of energy they consume and increase productivity. St. Mary’s Cement in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada runs all year round and is capable of producing 1.8 million metric tons of cement. Energy represents about 35% of the plant’s production costs. Natural Resources Canada’s Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) supports companies like St. Mary’s Cement who reduce the level of energy they consume through global energy management systems like ISO 50001.

IBM Becomes Leader with ISO 50001 Energy Management Program

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
IBM Becomes Leader with ISO 50001 Energy Management Program

IBM’s Bromont facility in Canada demonstrates how other facilities can become efficient, sustainable, and profitable with the ISO 50001 energy management program. IBM has had an environmental policy in place for over 40 years and their energy efficiency program has been implemented in the policy for over 20 years. ISO 50001 certification was a logical next step as part of their continuous improvement process. ISO 50001 certification required teamwork between several departments at the plant in Bromont, but the energy and financial savings have been significant.

New Gold Tackles Sustainable Mining Management

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
New Gold Tackles Sustainable Mining Management

New Gold (a Canadian mining company) describes how they are transforming energy efficiency for the mining sector. The New Afton Mine in British Columbia that produces gold and copper has implemented effective energy management practices and achieved ISO 50001 certification. ISO 50001 helps integrate energy performance into energy practices and drives the continual improvement of that energy performance. New Afton is the first mine in North America to obtain the certification.

Cummins Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

Friday, July 17, 2015
Cummins Global Energy Management System Implementation Case Study

A global engine manufacturer improves energy performance 12.6% with SEP

This case study describes how Cummins Inc. worked with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office to successfully implement an Energy Management System (EnMS) that meets all requirements of ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance (SEP).

The Value of Energy Management Systems and ISO 50001

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Value of Energy Management Systems and ISO 50001

Companies are finding that energy management systems (EnMSs) offer a cost-effective way to save energy and avoid carbon emissions. Organizations use the global ISO 50001 standard to implement a robust, effective energy management system to improve energy performance and reduce carbon emissions.
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