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Kohl's Earns Eighth Consecutive ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award for 2019


(NYSE:KSS) announced today that it has received the 2019 ENERGY STAR®
Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership
and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Kohl's accomplishments will
be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.
Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019.

"Kohl's is proud to receive the 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
Sustained Excellence Award," said Steve Thomas, Kohl's chief risk and
compliance officer. "Our work with ENERGY STAR is just one of the ways
we are championing sustainability efforts that reinforce the healthy
lifestyle we hope to inspire in our customers. In partnership with
ENERGY STAR, Kohl's continues to evaluate our energy footprint across
the country to increase operational efficiency and reduce our carbon

"I applaud the 2019 ENERGY STAR Award Winners," said EPA Assistant
Administrator for Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum. "Their innovation and
leadership enhance America's economic competitiveness. Reducing costly
energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the

The highest honor among ENERGY STAR Awards is the ENERGY STAR Partner of
the Year—Sustained Excellence Award. EPA presents the Sustained
Excellence Award to partners that have already received ENERGY STAR
Partner of the Year recognition for a minimum of two consecutive years
and have gone above and beyond the criteria needed to qualify for
recognition. Winners hail from small, family-owned businesses to Fortune
500 organizations – representing energy-efficient products, services,
new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public

Kohl's customers can check to see if their local Kohl's stores are
ENERGY STAR-certified by looking for the ENERGY STAR decals on the front
entrances of certified stores. Additional information about Kohl's
community health and sustainability initiatives is available at

For a complete list of 2019 winners and more information about ENERGY
STAR's awards program, visit

About Kohl's

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) is a leading omnichannel retailer with more than
1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering
families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl's offers amazing national and
exclusive brands, incredible savings and an easy shopping experience in
our stores, online at and on Kohl's mobile app. Since its
founding, Kohl's has given more than $700 million to support communities
nationwide, with a focus on family health and wellness. For a list of
store locations or to shop online, visit For more information
about Kohl's impact in the community or how to join our winning team,
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ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency,
providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and
businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions.

Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local
organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on
their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to
deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR
and its partners helped save American families and businesses nearly 4
trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and associated reductions of over
3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases. In 2017 alone, ENERGY STAR
and its partners helped Americans save $30 billion in energy costs.

More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: and

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