RONA Receives Fourth ENRGY STAR® Award
Boucherville, QC, September 26, 2023 – RONA inc., one of Canada’s leading home improvement retailers operating or servicing some 425 corporate and affiliated stores under different banners, is proud to receive a Special Recognition ENERGY STAR Canada Award. This is the fourth ENERGY STAR award received by RONA.
This award acknowledges RONA’s commitment to offering Canadians a wide selection of certified energy-efficient products and technologies. Some of the highlights that contributed to RONA receiving this award include:
- An increased participation in the Canadian Greener Homes Grant through the promotion of eligible ENERGY STAR certified products.
- Having trained more than 10,000 store employees on environmentally responsible products, including the benefits of the ENERGY STAR certification.
- Promoting mostly ENERGY STAR certified products in key categories such as household appliances and recessed lighting.
- Increasing the visibility of ENERGY STAR certified products by displaying them on several mediums along with additional content on energy benefits.
“Helping our customers reduce the environmental footprint of their projects is one of our sustainability pillars and ENERGY STAR certified products are an integral part of that,” explained Mélanie Lussier, Senior Director, Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development at RONA inc. “We are honoured to receive this distinction that recognizes the hard work of our merchandising and sustainable development teams who make every effort to offer a great selection of eco-responsible products to our customers.”
“Congratulations to RONA inc. on winning a 2023 ENERGY STAR Canada award,” said the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. “Your efforts are driving innovation in energy efficiency, helping Canadians to save money on energy bills and contributing to the fight against climate change. The Government of Canada is pleased to support energy efficiency solutions as we advance to a sustainable and prosperous future.”
To learn more about RONA’s sustainability initiatives, visit www.ronainc.ca. To share this news on social media, please use @RONAcarrieres.careers (Facebook), @RONA (LinkedIn), and @RONAinc (X, formely Twitter).
About RONA inc.
RONA inc. is one of Canada’s leading home improvement retailers and is headquartered in Boucherville, Québec. The RONA inc. network operates or services some 425 corporate and affiliated dealer stores under the Lowe’s, RONA+, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, and Dick’s Lumber banners. With a long and rich history, RONA inc. has supported Canadians in their home improvement and construction projects since 1939. To achieve this, the company relies on a team of 22,000 employees, to whom it strives to provide an inclusive workplace where everyone is invited to contribute. RONA inc. is one of the Montréal region’s Top Employers since 2021. As a result of its ongoing efforts in sustainable development, the company was awarded the Stratégie de développement durable Mercure in 2022 and is recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. To learn more about the company, visit the website www.ronainc.ca.