Ingersoll Rand Reaffirms Commitment to Social, Environmental and Financial Responsibility in 2014 Sustainability Supplement

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Ingersoll Rand Reaffirms Commitment to Social, Environmental and Financial Responsibility in 2014 Sustainability Supplement

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See how @IngersollRand is leading the way to a better world. 2014 #Sustainability Supplement available now
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 8:30am

DAVIDSON, NC, Aug. 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has published its eighth annual sustainability supplement. The supplement is designed to provide a comprehensive update on Ingersoll Rand’s progress in social, environmental and financial responsibility in a clear, easily accessible format and can be viewed at

The content of the report represents Ingersoll Rand’s passion for social, environmental and financial sustainability at every level and demonstrates the ways in which sustainability is built into the structure of the organization. The report showcases how Ingersoll Rand embeds sustainability into the product development process and how products are engineered and manufactured to maximize total sustainability with enduring results. 

“Annual sustainability reporting underscores our commitment to transparency as well as our commitment to presenting regular updates on our progress in all areas of sustainable and financial responsibility,” said W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand. “As you will read in the report, Ingersoll Rand continues to take a proactive role in solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and we do this through breakthrough innovation, engaged employees and our climate commitment.”

The report follows the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 3.1 guidelines. GRI has verified that it is prepared according to these guidelines at Application Level [B+]. Visit or turn to the GRI Content Index appended in the report to learn more about Ingersoll Rand’s 2014 sustainability performance. For more information on GRI, please visit Ingersoll Rand assures selected environmental, health and safety data with a third-party provider.

In September 2014, Ingersoll Rand made public its climate commitment to achieve a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas refrigerant footprint of our products by 2020, and incorporating alternatives with lower global warming potential across the company’s product portfolio by 2030; make a $500M investment in product-related research and development over the next five years to fund the long-term reduction of GHG emissions; and a 35 percent reduction in greenhouse gas footprint of our own operations by 2020.

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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


Paige Muhlenkamp, Ingersoll Rand

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