48 More Kohl’s Store Branches Given Green Certification

Kohl’s has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings)¬† certification for 48 more of its store branches. This brings the number of LEED-certified Kohl’s stores up to 432. That is 37% of their 1,160 stores.

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Stores that qualify for this certification include¬†Energy Star certification, commitment to green power, waste recycling, water-saving plumbing fixtures and participation in green cleaning and sustainable purchasing practices, according to Kohl’s.

Kohl’s is clearly making a significant effort to improve the sustainability of their buildings, as is IKEA, who is on quite a roll as well. This is good for the environment, their bottom line, and brand perception. Kohl’s is emerging as an environmentally conscious company.

Don’t you just love win-win-win situations like these?

Source: JSOnline.


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