SOURCE: Summit Energy

Summit Energy

November 10, 2010 08:40 ET

Summit Energy Named US Consultancy Partner to Carbon Disclosure Project

Partnership to Provide Carbon Management Guidance to Companies Reporting to CDP

LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) - Summit Energy, a global sustainability services and energy management firm, has been selected as an accredited US consultancy partner to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Summit will provide guidance to companies looking to implement sustainability initiatives that measure, disclose and reduce carbon, water and other environmental footprints.

"By bringing Summit Energy on board as a US consultancy partner, we hope to connect companies to the carbon management and sustainability expertise of the Summit team," said Paul Dickinson, Executive Chairman of the Carbon Disclosure Project. "We're delighted to formalize our relationship with Summit, a company with an established track-record and a commitment to delivering high-quality emissions reporting."

As a consulting firm specializing in sustainability and energy services, Summit has been named a consultancy partner with the CDP in recognition of the firm's experience with sustainability strategy development; greenhouse gas emissions, energy, water and waste data management; energy efficiency and renewable project implementation; and supply chain solutions.

"We're honored to partner with the CDP and serve as a resource for companies interested in environmental and carbon management," commented Steve Wilhite, CEO of Summit Energy. "For many years now, we've had the pleasure of providing sustainability services and carbon reporting solutions to companies worldwide, and we look forward to continuing this work as an official partner of the CDP."

Summit Energy provides sustainability and energy management services for businesses in a wide range of industries. Summit manages more than $20 billion in annualized spend for more than 650 clients and thousands of facilities worldwide. Summit leads companies to cost-effective strategies by providing sustainability strategy, risk management, portfolio optimization, energy management and demand reduction services. Headquartered in Louisville, KY with a team of more than 350 people, Summit has additional offices in the US as well as Belgium, France, Mexico, United Kingdom and The Netherlands. Learn more at http://www.summitenergy.com and http://www.summitenergyGPS.com.

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world. Some 3,000 organizations across the world's largest economies now measure and disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategies through CDP, in order that they can set reduction targets and make performance improvements.

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