Earth Day at Ingersoll Rand: Employees Worldwide Lead and Join Local Events

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Earth Day at Ingersoll Rand: Employees Worldwide Lead and Join Local Events

On April 22, 2015: It's Our Turn to Lead

Eliminating use of disposable cups with reusable mug and cup in San Francisco.

Planting trees in India.

Employees in North Carolina now bring their own bags when shopping!

Employees in Italy arrange carpools to reduce energy use and save money.

Improving the site's grounds in Michigan.

Cleaning up local area in New Jersey.

Conducting "dirty sock" contest to test auto pollution levels, in Canada.

Green Team members and high school students planting bamboo in China.

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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. 

Since 2010, Ingersoll Rand's Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES) has continually encouraged more and more employees to participate in Earth Day and sustainability-related actions throughout the year. Using EarthDay.org's “It’s Our Turn To Lead” theme as our inspiration, we are encouraging employees to plant trees at their local sites and in their communities.  

Many Earth Day activities are led by the company's large network of employee-led Green Teams.

"Ingersoll Rand Green Teams are volunteer groups of employees who identify ways to reduce the environmental impact of their local facility," said Gretchen Digby, director, global sustainability programs, CEES. "Employees continually initiate projects that lead to economic, social and environmental improvements."

See Earth Day events at Ingersoll Rand locations in the U.S., India, China, Mexico and more:

Earth Day 2015 updates will appear in CEES social media channels: Facebook and Twitter. Follow the conversation using #EarthDayIngersollRand.  

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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 $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.

Contact
Paige Muhlenkamp, Ingersoll Rand
704-990-3282, paige_muhlenkamp@irco.com

 

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