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Walgreens Co.

Energy Performance

Goal

20%

Reduction in Energy Intensity by 2020

Commitment

100

Million Square Feet


Showcase Project

Walgreens Retail Pharmacy
Goodyear, AZ

Net Zero Energy Retail Store
Evanston, IL

Background

Walgreens is the nation's largest drugstore chain and operates more than 7,700 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The company has a long-standing commitment to reducing energy usage and expanding its renewable energy initiatives. Walgreens will reduce its energy consumption and carbon footprint through a comprehensive approach including investment in the most energy-efficient technologies, installation of energy management systems in thousands of locations and a commitment to renewable energy, with solar power installations at more than 130 locations.

Through its partnership in the Better Buildings Challenge, Walgreens is committing to reducing energy use by 20% by 2020 across its portfolio of 125 million square feet.

WalgreensPhoto Courtesy of Padgett & Co.