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priority for consumers and investors. Ultimately, business
es must respond to the priorities of their consumers and
investors, as represented by their purchase and investment
decisions. The Business Opportunity
Energy represents a major cost but also a major oppor
tunity for American business. American businesses and
consumers are realizing that getting the most out of their
energy dollars just makes sense. By making smart energy
choices, millions of household and business energy con
sumers save billions of dollars each year. In 2006 alone,
with the help of EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program, Ameri
cans saved $14 billion on their energy bills while prevent
ing the GHG emissions equivalent to 25 million vehicles.
Companies can benefit in two ways:
1) By addressing climate impacts in their own operations
and driving waste out of manufacturing, transport, and
2) Carving out a share of the growing market in more
efficient, cleaner products and services. The Value of...
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