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Green Builder Magazine Celebrates Ingersoll Rand as an Eco-Leader for Second Consecutive Year

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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.

Sustainability in Action | LEED Certification

LEED Gold Certification at Ingersoll Rand Campus Benefits Occupants While Helping the Planet
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Two LEED Gold Certified buildings at Ingersoll Rand’s North American headquarters in Davidson, North Carolina, demonstrate the value of sustainability in terms of saving resources as well as creating a better experience for people.

DuPont 2020 Energy Goal Case Study: Changing the Way We Power Our Labs

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As a world leader in science-based innovation, DuPont is constantly pursuing new frontiers in agriculture and nutrition, advanced materials, and bio-based industrials.  The science of transforming the world requires a lot of things --- perseverance, world-class scientists and engineers, and cutting edge research and development facilities to name a few.  And, it also takes a lot of energy.  In 2014, DuPont used approximately 27 million megawatt hours (direct and indirect) of energy, the equivalent consumption of 2.5 million U.S. homes over the course of a year.

Drought Prompts Need for Alternative Water Supplies, But Other Drivers Gaining Traction

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The importance of alternative water supplies, such as water reuse, brackish groundwater and desalination, continues to grow as organizations look to build diversified, resilient water supplies.

In most cases, the adoption of alternative water supplies is regionally specific. For instance, in the Southwest U.S., Texas and Florida, the emphasis is on developing potable reuse. Non-potable reuse continues to be broadly employed across the country, and desalination is being implemented in select applications where cost and environmental permitting can be overcome.

CSR Competes at RIO 2016

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Brazil, once the shining star among developing nations and source of unwavering optimism, has run into major infrastructure, public health, environmental and political challenges. Now, the country must grapple with these setbacks while being thrust into the spotlight as the host of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Carnival Corporation Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Continues Strong Commitment to Environment and Safety

World’s largest leisure travel company today released 2015 sustainability report detailing progress made in environmental, safety, employee and social areas
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MIAMI, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2015 sustainability report detailing the  progress made in 2015 against its 2020 sustainability performance goals. The report’s details show the company is on track to meet its goals in the next four years, with sustainability efforts highlighted across its 10 cruise line brands.

Ingersoll Rand Listed on FTSE4Good Index Series for Second Consecutive Year

Index series measures environmental, social and governance performance
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DAVIDSON, N.C., Aug. 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, is again listed on the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index company FTSE Group, FTSE4Good is an equity index series designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

Clean Power Helps Build Chevrolet Electric Car

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Efficient vehicles aren’t the only thing produced at GM’s Orion Assembly plant in Michigan. The home of the Chevrolet Bolt EV also generates more than half of its energy from renewable landfill gas – a feat that got the attention of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership that tracks such activity. The facility now ranks as the eighth largest user of green power generated onsite in the U.S. among Green Power Partnership Partners.

Just Energy Solar | 3 Countries Working Towards Global Sustainability

As featured on the Just Energy Solar Blog
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Climate change has become a hot topic among politicians and organizations globally.

Will You Vote for the Environment?

When it comes to the environment, this election may go a long way toward determining the fate of humans on this planet.
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The last time a major political party nominated a Clinton for President, the world was very different.  Free trade, domestic crime, deficit reduction, and welfare reform were the critical issues then, and climate was all but ignored (only mentioned twice in the Democratic party’s 1996 platform). 

Today, climate is one of the hottest, and certainly most contentious, topics in our national political debate, and it illustrates one of the sharpest contrasts between the Democratic and Republican parties.

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