Corporate Responsibility Magazine Ranks Ingersoll Rand on "100 Best Corporate Citizens" List

Apr 24, 2014 5:00 PM ET

Swords, Ireland, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine placed Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, on the magazine’s 15th annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens List.” Ingersoll Rand’s inclusion on the list is based on its disclosure and performance in seven key areas, including climate change, employee relations, environmental, financial, governance, human rights, and philanthropy.

“Ingersoll Rand’s approach to corporate responsibility centers around engaging our employees, delighting our customers and delivering results to shareholders,” said Marcia Avedon, senior vice president of human resources, communications and corporate affairs. “We are honored to be included on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. Ingersoll Rand is uniquely positioned to help our customers find solutions to critical global needs, such as reducing energy demand and improving productivity. In doing so, we help our customers attain their business and sustainability goals and positively impact our role as a corporate citizen globally.”

“CR Magazine's100 Best Corporate Citizens List is the only ranking that doesn't rely on self-reporting,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of CR Magazine. “Each year, we measure the most transparent companies who report on their responsible practices. We congratulate those honored on this year's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for their commitment to corporate responsibility.”

CR Magazine and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) share a common purpose in advancing corporate accountability and responsibility. Companies from the Russell 1000 index are considered for the Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking and are evaluated on publicly available data sources of over 298 data elements.  

Earlier this year, Ingersoll Rand was recognized for the second consecutive year among FORTUNE Magazine's "World’s Most Admired Companies" in 2014, ranking fourth in the Diversified Industrial Category and received accolades for being one of The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the United States.

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About Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit

About Corporate Responsibility Magazine

SharedXpertise Media LLC is the publisher of CR Magazine (, the leading voice of the corporate responsibility profession and the publisher of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens’ List, which has been ranked one of America's three most-important business rankings according to PR Week. SharedXpertise alongside the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association ( are also co-founders of the COMMIT!Forum, recognized worldwide as the leading event for corporate responsibility practitioners.


Misty Zelent, Ingersoll Rand