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How franchisor like @DunkinDonuts can reduce #energy 4 #eco good & $ savings via @leonkaye @ethikusNYC #CSR #coffee

How franchisor like @DunkinDonuts can reduce #energy 4 #eco good & $ savings via @leonkaye @ethikusNYC #CSR #coffee

Freshly brewed cups of coffee are sold to millions of faithful American guests that flock to Dunkin Donuts' doors daily. The company's culinary and operational recipes have proven to be quite successful: already a Northeast staple, Dunkin' Donuts is continuing to extend its presence across the rest of the United States. Excitement at the company runs particularly high nowadays, in response to its recent and successful IPO . After observing the success of EDF Climate Corps fellows at other companies, executives at Dunkin' Donuts believed energy efficiency could mean potential savings for their own company as well. This led to my summer assignments: (1) estimate the total energy consumption across Dunkin' Donuts stores and (2) value and plan out financially attractive energy efficiency investments throughout the stores. This seems simple enough, right? But it gets trickier w...

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