- What the CFO Needs to Know: Energy & Sustainability
- TerraCycle program enables The North Face stores to recycle hard-to-recycle plastic
- Safeway releases sustainability report
- Kroger includes water conservation in 2014 sustainability goals
- Lowe’s releases its first-ever set of public sustainability goals
DALLAS — Davaco has acquired Ecoxera, an Austin, Texas-based retail sustainability consulting firm. Justin Doak, who is the founder of Ecoxera, will continue to serve as president.
“Davaco is now able to further support retail and restaurant clients in meeting their environmental goals by offering a broader range of turnkey multi-site sustainability solutions. This comprehensive offering includes on-site/energy and waste assessments, analysis of data, including carbon benchmarking, as well as the roll-out/installation of sustainability programs,” said Rick Davis, Davaco CEO. “Together, Davaco and Ecoxera can provide expertise that provides national brands the ability to integrate sustainability as a low-cost value add to any existing roll-out program.”
According to Ecoxera’s Doak, for many retailers and restaurants, the biggest challenge is working through the notion that a greener solution has to come with a premium price, but the reality is in almost all cases, implementing sustainable operations practices actually produces real cost savings. Davaco to help nationwide brands evaluate and develop sustainability programs, so they can begin seeing tangible results,” Doak said. "Whether the focus is energy, waste, water or HVAC, we can develop practical and methodical approaches to integrate sustainable programs that benefit the environment and the bottom-line.”