Hopkinton, MA - February 25, 2015 -
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced it was recognized by the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2015 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Management—Goal Setting. This award recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify organization-wide GHG inventories and publicly set aggressive GHG reductions goals.
EMC was honored for its accomplishment in setting an absolute GHG reduction goal of 40 percent between 2010 and 2020 for its global operations. The company plans to achieve its science-based reduction goal by:
Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
“I am proud to recognize EMC, and all of our Climate Leadership Award recipients, for their actions to reduce the harmful carbon pollution that’s fueling climate change. Our winners are providing the leadership, commitment, and solutions needed to cut GHG emissions and meet the challenge of a changing climate head on.”
Paul Dacier, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, EMC Corporation
“EMC is honored to be recognized by the EPA. Energy efficiency presents one of the greatest opportunities to help reduce GHG emissions and mitigate climate change – both for EMC and our customers. Setting aggressive, science-based goals underscores EMC’s commitment to help address this global issue. In addition to reducing the emissions in our own operations, we are also focused on the development of increasingly energy-efficient products and solutions for customers. Collectively, we hope these efforts will help to affect change across almost every sector of the economy that IT touches.”
EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at www.EMC.com.