Company to Join Millions by Turning Off Lights for Largest Climate Event in History
NILES, IL, March 23, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced the Company will officially support Earth Hour 2009, a global climate event led by the World Wildlife Fund, by switching off all non-essential lighting in all of the Company’s facilities around the world for one hour on March 28, 2009, and encouraging all of its Associates, customers, and suppliers to do the same.
Shure will join corporations, organizations, governments, and individuals in more than 240 cities around the world in supporting Earth Hour, which begins at 8:30 P.M. local time. Tens of millions of people from all corners of the world are expected to participate in this call for global action on climate change.
“One of our Company’s Core Values is to be a good corporate citizen and neighbor,” said Sandy LaMantia, Shure President and CEO. “We have an internal team, our Green Team, which strives to constantly implement and improve environmentally-friendly solutions for our products, processes, and facilities. As an organization, I feel it is our responsibility to participate in Earth Hour 2009 as part of our commitment to this initiative. As an individual, I will also commit to turning off my lights at home at the designated time on March 28.”