Ingersoll Rand Reaffirms Commitment to ESG in Latest Sustainability Supplement

Sep 7, 2018 11:00 AM ET

SWORDS, Ireland, September 7, 2018 /3BL Media/– Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has published its eleventh annual sustainability supplement. The supplement is designed to provide a comprehensive update on Ingersoll Rand’s progress on environmental, social and governance issues and how the company transforms everyday life. It can be viewed here

“Sustainability in all its forms — business, social and environmental — is central to Ingersoll Rand’s strategy,” said Paul Camuti, senior vice president Innovation and chief technology officer. “Ingersoll Rand continues to build a more sustainable and thriving enterprise and is addressing important global trends like climate change, urbanization and resource scarcity that increasingly affect the way we live, move and work.”

The 2017 Supplement demonstrates Ingersoll Rand’s path to long-term value creation and positive societal impact, and highlights measurable progress toward the company’s sustainability commitments based upon its top material issues. This includes an update on the Ingersoll Rand Climate Commitment, where the company has notably achieved its 2020 target of a 10 percent increase in energy efficiency two years ahead of schedule.

In 2017, Ingersoll Rand also doubled its environmentally-friendly EcoWise™ portfolio of products, attained a 37 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions associated with company operations, and committed to renewable energy programs that equate to taking 800 cars off the road. The report also showcases the company’s preferred and diverse supplier programs and their respective milestones, and underscores Ingersoll Rand’s commitment to creating a more progressive, diverse and inclusive workplace by joining the Paradigm for Parity Coalition and CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion. 

“For over a decade, Ingersoll Rand has been committed to publishing regular updates on our progress in all areas of sustainability, said W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand. “As you will read in the report, Ingersoll Rand continues to take a proactive role in solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges for our customers and the world.”

The report follows the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards. For more information on GRI, please visit Ingersoll Rand assures selected environmental, health and safety data with a third-party provider.

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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 $14 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit