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AT&T Saves $151 Million Through Cutting-Edge Energy Efficiency Efforts over Three Years

June 19, 2013

AT&T’s, one of Automotive Fleet's top 300 commercial fleets, 2012 Sustainability Report shows that its 14,300 projects saved the company more than $151 million in annualized energy savings since 2010 and nearly 1.3 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) — equivalent to the electricity use of 136,340 homes in one year. AT&T also rolled out its energy score card program to 1,000 retail stores, achieved 11 megawatts of capacity of alternative energy and joined Rocky Mountain Institute’s Portfolio Energy RetroFit Challenge – aimed at scaling energy efficiency. 

Other highlights from this year’s report include:

  • Invested more than $43.6 million toward the planned $250 million commitment over five years to AT&T Aspire.
  • Continued commitment to the 100,000 Jobs Mission, hiring nearly 1,000 veterans.
  • Reached more than 1.3 million pledges through the “It Can Wait” no texting while driving campaign.
  • Introduced Aspire Mentoring Academy, with the goal of providing 1 million hours of mentoring by our employees through the end of 2016.
  • Deployed our 7,000th alternative-fuel vehicle and announced that 10 percent of our corporate fleet of more than 71,000 vehicles is now comprised of alternative fuel models.
  • Began collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to determine best practices on reducing water use in facility cooling processes.

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