How Prepared are Businesses for a Sustainable Future? Ingersoll Rand Leader Discusses Findings from New Survey

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How Prepared are Businesses for a Sustainable Future? Ingersoll Rand Leader Discusses Findings from New Survey

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How Prepared are Businesses for a #Sustainable Future? @IngersollRand's @OwenASmith weighs in: http://bit.ly/21jalp3 #ClimateChange

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Owen Smith of Ingersoll Rand

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:30am

The urgency to address climate change and other environmental challenges has never been greater. And encouragingly, there seems to be a constant and increasing beat of corporate commitments that range from pledging to use more renewable energy to making products that are more environmentally responsible. These wide-ranging commitments provide a clear indication to who is leading, who is partnering, and who may be lagging. What may not be as clear though is the degree to which businesses as a collective force are taking action.

See full article by Owen Smith on CSRwire Talkback. Owen is director of energy policy and strategy in Ingersoll Rand’s Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES). 

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Launched in April 2010, the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand further drives energy efficiency and sustainability into the organization's innovation pipeline, manufacturing operations and employee education initiatives.

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