Flights over 1000 miles long are responsible for over 80% of the greenhouse gas impacts of air travel. While environmentally aware individuals worldwide agree that climate change is a proven challenge for our planet, few have changed their travel behaviors.
SWORDS, Ireland, September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for a sixth consecutive year. Continued placement on this index series showcases the company’s position as an economic, environmental and social leader among peer companies.
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.
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.
A new whitepaper, Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling Climate Change, shows that businesses are a powerful force in addressing climate change, with a large majority making commitments to increase energy efficiency, reduce CO2 emissions or increase the use of renewables. Findings show more than 50 percent of large companies offer products differentiated by low carbon footprint or impact on emissions reductions.
Many companies offer products that can be differentiated by carbon footprint or impact on emissions reduction. Industries leading the way include utilities, industrial goods manufacturers and those supplying basic materials.
As part of a global study, business leaders discussed actions being taken to help mitigate #ClimateChange. More than 80 percent of these companies have committed to reducing emissions. Many, including Ingersoll Rand, have implemented wide-ranging activities to reduce the carbon footprint of their operations and product offerings.
DAVIDSON, N.C., March 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Owen Smith, director, energy policy and strategy, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, shared insights at the 2016 Building Energy Summit in Washington, DC on March 16 to help building owners understand and maximize the benefits of smart buildings.
Ingersoll Rand to accept the company’s second Climate Leadership Award at the 5th annual Climate Leadership Conference
DAVIDSON, N.C., March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, was recognized yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other prominent climate organizations for its exemplary leadership in addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Antea Group has caught a view onto the horizon and what we see coming is a concerted effort on the part of businesses to take responsibility for their GHG emissions. An important step towards realizing this vision is establishing ambitious science based targets for reduction to 2020 and beyond.
To read more about the four lever approach to science based targets, check out the Antea Group blog.