Whether through environmental, social or economic initiatives, Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. A new video series, “Sustainability in Action,” shines a light on the many ways in which the company uses creativity, engagement and works with customers to deliver on its global climate commitment.
DAVIDSON, N.C., Aug. 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, is recognized on Green Builder Magazine’s annual list of Eco-Leaders for a second consecutive year.
Companies recognized as Eco-Leaders proactively strive to make the world a better place to live through innovations in conservation, waste reduction and reduced carbon emissions.
Ingersoll Rand Green Teams Address Environmental, Economic and Social Issues in Communities Around the World
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Affectionately referred to as an “army of individual sustainability champions” by Gretchen Digby, Ingersoll Rand’s director of global sustainability programs, dedicated employees in all corners of the world partake in Green Team activities. Each of the company’s network of nearly 100 Green Teams is comprised of employees who volunteer their time to identify, lead and participate in sustainability-related projects at their location.
Many of us in the hospitality industry manage a passionate team of people who make it a top priority to put your hotel, resort, or conference centre at the forefront of quality, and customer service. At the same time, there are several properties who have a green program of some sort, with one person responsible for ensuring that it is running smoothly.
It has been less than one year since Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) made its bold Climate Commitment, but the company continues to earn accolades for its foundational belief in making its products – and operations – more energy efficient and sustainable.
Most recently, Green Builder Magazine included Ingersoll Rand on its yearly list of companies striving to make the world a better place to live through innovations in conservation, waste reduction and reduced carbon emissions. The story highlights a number of areas where Ingersoll Rand excels as an Eco-Leader, specifically in:
Employees Get Out in Communities To Make A Green Difference
By Stacy Zaja, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
Here at Time Warner Cable (TWC), I lead our enterprise-wide “Green Teams,” overseeing 15 employee groups that help the company raise environmental awareness, create operational efficiencies, and support local environmental organizations. During the month of April we celebrated our one-year anniversary of the Green Teams with an Earth Month celebration. Our Green Teams led the way with activities for employees in their local offices including:
Each year, Ingersoll Rand employees at locations worldwide plan and participate in Earth Day events to reduce waste, increase energy efficiency and improve the environment in ways that are fun and relevant to their communities. Activities include clean-ups, energy audits, dumpster dives to identify additional recycling opportunities, re-use education, crafts, and planting trees.
March 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) has announced that its “Go Green” initiative has resulted in a 38 percent reduction in the company’s carbon intensity over the past two years, far exceeding its goal of a 15 percent reduction set in 2012. The company reduced its carbon intensity by focusing on increased energy efficiency and improved waste and vehicle management, promoting sustainability within its supply chain, and building employee “Green Teams” around the country.
CEO Mike Lamach speaks at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting and UN Climate Summit to help solve the world’s unsustainable demand for energy resources
New York, September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, stands on the global stage this week as part of the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting and United Nations Climate Summit to declare the importance of, and the company’s commitment to, reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ingersoll Rand’s Commitment to Action will avoid the same amount of CO2 emissions that can result from powering nearly 2 million homes for one year.