SCMA wins the 2015 ENERGY STAR Recruit of the Year award

PurchasingB2B magazine partners with SCMA on winning project

August 31, 2015
by PurchasingB2B Staff


The Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) has won the ENERGY STAR 2015 Recruit of the Year award. Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources, recently announced the winners at an event held at the Canadian Tire store in Kenora. PurchasingB2B magazine was a partner on SCMA’s winning project.

The awards are presented to utilities, manufacturers, retailers, advocates, and home builders who have demonstrated exemplary performance in developing and promoting the most energy-efficient products and homes in the market.

SCMA became an ENERGY STAR participant in 2014 through its Purchaser Power program and has since worked to promote the advantages of ENERGY STAR to the supply chain community and create awareness of how ENERGY STAR can enhance sustainable procurement practices.

Minister Rickford presented the Sustained Excellence award to the Canadian Tire Corporation for consistently helping its customers save energy and money through the promotion and sale of ENERGY STAR-certified products. All of this year’s award recipients, including the Canadian Tire Corporation, have excelled in offering Canadian consumers the most energy-efficient products available on the market.

The 2015 ENERGY STAR Award winners are:

  • Sustained Excellence: Canadian Tire Corporation
  • Manufacturer of the Year—Appliances: Whirlpool Canada LP
  • Manufacturer of the Year—Electronics: Samsung Electronics Canada
  • Manufacturer of the Year—Lighting: Globe Electric
  • Manufacturer of the Year—Windows and Doors: All Weather Windows Ltd.
  • Retailer of the Year: The Home Depot Canada
  • Utility of the Year—Provincial: Hydro-Quebec
  • Utility of the Year—Regional: PowerStream Inc.
  • Promotional Campaign of the Year: Manitoba Hydro
  • Advocate of the Year: Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care
  • Promoter of the Year—ENERGY STAR Most Efficient: Vinyl Window Designs Ltd.
  • Recruit of the Year: Supply Chain Management Association
  • New Homes Builder of the Year: Arista Homes Limited

ENERGY STAR has been administered in Canada since 2001 by Natural Resources Canada in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.