npower Backs Wear Your Shirt To Work Day
Released on: August 25, 2010, 4:52 am
npower in Worcester is taking part in a nationwide 'Wear Your
Shirt to Work' day to mark 100 days to go until the official decision
by FIFA of who will host the World Cup in 2018.
npower is an official supporter of the England 2018 FIFA World Cup Bid, and will be
urging all of its 12,000 staff to get behind the campaign. Wear Your Shirt to Work
day also coincides with a tour of some of the potential host cities by a delegation
from football governing body, FIFA.
Wear Your Shirt to Work day is an initiative driven by the England 2018 Bid team and
involves employees doing just as it suggests; wearing the shirt of their chosen
football team to work. As well as encouraging England football fans to back the bid and raising awareness of the bid to host the
2018 FIFA World Cup, the initiative is also designed to show the passion many in
England have for football during the crucial FIFA visit.
Emma Collins, sponsorship manager at npower, commented:"As official supporters of
the Bid, we are more than happy to support this campaign by the England 2018 Bid
team. Wear Your Shirt to Work day is a great way to engage our entire workforce in
supporting the Bid and to raise awareness of npower's involvement in it.
"We will be encouraging everyone to take part and wear their football shirts with
pride to show FIFA that England not only has the facilities to host the World Cup,
but the passion too."
England 2018 Chief Executive Andy Anson said: "It's great that npower is joining
our Wear Your Shirt to Work campaign.
The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of our Bid, have some fun, and to also
mark an important milestone; 100 days until FIFA makes its decision about which
country will welcome the World Cup in eight years time.”
FA calculations suggest that the prize of a successful Bid could be a massive £3.2
billion boost to the economy. npower's own research shows that more than 82% of
bosses believe a World Cup in England would be great for business, 55% say it will
deliver major financial benefit, and 63% say it would boost morale.
npower is one of the top energy suppliers to the UK business market, serving over
238,000 small to medium sized enterprise sites and around 17,000 industrial and
commercial customers, with over 100,000 sites
npower is dedicated to helping UK businesses use energy more efficiently and
therefore spend less money on their bills. We aim to have a positive impact on the
communities we serve and reduce our customers’ carbon footprint whilst always
improving our service to our customers.
npower supplies green energy to Wembley Stadium and the Liberty Stadium in Swansea.
npower specialises in risk management solutions, including market-leading flexible
energy purchasing, energy efficiency, and broader energy management functions,
tailored to every size of business.
npower is committed to helping its small business customers to improve their energy
efficiency. Since 2006 the ‘e3’ campaign (standing for energy, efficiency,
environment) has offered business customers advice and guidance on reducing energy
consumption. New business customers receive an energy monitor designed to improve
their consumption awareness as well as access to a dedicated energy efficiency
telephone helpline and website.
For major energy users, npower offers multi-utility management consultancy to enable
organisations to improve efficiencies right across the procurement/consumption
npower customers include BT, Wembley Stadium plc, AstraZeneca and Sainsbury’s.
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