AZUSA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Azusa campus was named a 2013 Energy Preservation Award winner by the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce to recognize its environmental leadership in energy management.
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The Azusa campus was recognized for reducing electricity usage by 8 percent and reducing its carbon footprint by 16 percent over the five-year period from 2008 through 2012.
"With the greeNG initiative, Northrop Grumman is making great strides in reducing its carbon footprint and overall impact on the environment," said Anne Ostroff, vice president of Northrop Grumman's Azusa Operations. "This award recognizes how effective our efforts at the Azusa campus have been."
Northrop Grumman's greeNG initiative, officially announced on Earth Day in April 2008, strengthens the company's commitment to safeguarding the environment – externally by expanding its leadership in environmental technology, and internally by improving the environmental effects of company operations.
The Irwindale Chamber of Commerce initiated this Environmental Awards Program to recognize the efforts and diligence of businesses as related to environmental concerns. Categories for award recognition included Water Conservation, Energy Preservation, Waste Reduction, Environmental Innovation and Environmental Leadership.
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