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Building Sustainable Cities

Born out of our commitment to achieve maximum energy efficiency in our products and our operations, UTC supports programs that are Building Sustainable Cities across the globe.​

U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools. UTC’s multi-year, multi-million dollar commitment — allowing us to serve as the program’s Founding Sponsor — promotes the design and construction of green, energy-efficient K-12 schools, colleges and universities throughout the U.S.

American Architectural Foundation. UTC serves as the sole private-sector sponsor of the Mayors’ Institute for City Design, a series of urban design symposiums co-hosted by AAF, the National Endowment for the Arts and the United States Conference of Mayors. UTC also co-created the Sustainable Cities Design Academy (SCDA) to provide a platform for community leaders to engage in policy shaping and design decisions.

China Green Foundation. Through UTC’s support, the multi-year Greening the Future program is helping 100 impoverished families in Jingxiu County achieve sustainable development by planting 100,000 tea trees.

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Leading by Example: Hayes Highlights UTC’s Longstanding Commitment to Sustainability
In an essay published by the Business Roundtable (BRT) on sustainability initiatives at United Technologies, President and CEO Gregory Hayes highlighted the company’s commitment to “developing the smart, sustainable solutions the world needs – while delivering superior customer and shareowner value.”   Hayes’ essay appeared in the BRT’s 2015 sustainability report,...
Apr 23, 2015 8:00 AM ET
United Technologies Launches Sustainability Blog
At UTC Building & Industrial Systems, sustainability leadership is something that comes naturally. Want to learn more - direct from our chief sustainability officer? Check out John Mandyck's new blog - SustainabilityView. Subscribe here: John Mandyck serves as Chief Sustainability...
Apr 17, 2015 6:00 AM ET
UTC Establishes TERI Center of Excellence Initiative in India
Leaders from across UTC recently formed a partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) by establishing a Center of Excellence to improve building technologies in India. This partnership was launched at the end of the fifth annual U.S. - India Energy Partnership Summit in Washington, D.C. Addressing energy efficiency, access, security and technology, this year's summit was titled...
Nov 20, 2014 9:00 AM ET
UTC Employees Lead 2014 Green Apple Day of Service Events Around the World
UTC employees worldwide will volunteer at service projects that enhance the environment of schools.  Event promotes awareness of the importance of Green schools for the health and academic success of students UTC is a founding sponsor of the US Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools. HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Employees from...
Sep 26, 2014 3:00 PM ET
Xizi Otis Chongqing Plant Earns LEED® Gold Certification
CHONGQING, China: The Xizi Otis (Chongqing) Elevator Co., Ltd. factory in Chongqing received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council®. LEED is a global benchmark for the design, construction and operation of green buildings; achieving LEED Gold underscores the continuing commitment by Xizi Otis to China’s green future....
Sep 25, 2014 4:00 PM ET