Financing Energy Efficiency: Adidas Going Beyond Simple Payback


Ari Michelson, ERS, for Zondits. May 15, 2016. Image credit: sbl0323 Energy efficiency projects are usually easily justifiable in terms of their environmental impact and lifetime cost savings, but they often fall victim to companies’ blanket policies requiring that all capital projects meet aggressive simple payback targets. This simple payback criterion does not account for the … Read more

Adidas Takes Sustainability a Step Further

Why Adidas asked a grad student to help overhaul its energy use Green Biz, March 5, 2015 Eric Shrago didn’t know anything about distribution centers — much less the intricacies of how they’re powered — when he stepped into adidas Group’s sprawling 2 million-square-foot Spartanburg, S.C., distribution center last summer. And that was exactly the … Read more