Cross-Platform Approach Makes Ingersoll Rand Plant a Model for Sustainability
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Ingersoll Rand’s Mocksville, North Carolina, manufacturing facility is experiencing a renaissance of efficiency in its sixth decade of operation. Using the Trane Tracer building automation system, for example, has enabled a 6 percent reduction of energy consumption in recent months. In just 15 months, the site has seen energy savings equal to the amount of energy used by 170 houses in a year.
Index series measures environmental, social and governance performance
DAVIDSON, N.C., Aug. 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, is again listed on the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index company FTSE Group, FTSE4Good is an equity index series designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
A team of Ingersoll Rand engineers, lab technicians, human resources representatives, sales team members and procurement leaders celebrated 2015 National Engineers Week by hosting the first annual “Bring Your Future Engineer to Work Day” at the company’s campus in Davidson, North Carolina. The goals were to further STEM outreach into the community and spark children’s interest in engineering careers.
Sponsored by the Ingersoll Rand Foundation and the company’s power tools business, the Real Tools for Schools Program makes grants of up to $10,000 available to as many as 50 high school automotive technology vocational programs. In addition, Ingersoll Rand employees are partnering with participating high schools to deliver seminars, hands-on training and learning enrichment experiences for students enrolled in automotive technician programs.
The Glocal (global + local) team at the Ingersoll Rand Compression Technologies and Services manufacturing site in the Unicov area of the Czech Republic has a multi-year vision to build a connection with local youth and encourage students to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. The team’s first community project focused on the renovation of a playground and city park.
Company pledges to invest $500 million in research and reduce operations-related GHG emissions by 35 percent
SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced today it will commit to the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Advanced Cooling Challenge (ACC).
The commitment includes a $500 million investment in product-related research and development by 2020 to fund the long-term reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through its transport refrigeration and heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) solutions.
Davidson, N.C., May 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, and Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will speak to new climate research and the future of energy productivity in commercial buildings at the ninth annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global) in Washington, D.C. on May 11.
The company has avoided more than 2 million metric tons of CO2, equivalent to nearly 300,000 homes electricity use for 1 year
DAVIDSON, N.C., April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced key milestones towards its climate commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative.