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Ingersoll Rand Awarded World Environment Center’s 2019 Gold Medal Award for International Sustainable Development

Chairman and CEO announces bold next generation 2030 sustainability targets for Ingersoll Rand and strategic brands Trane® and Thermo King®
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SWORDS, Ireland, May 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today was awarded the World Environment Center’s 35th Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development.

Former United States Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz presented the award to Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand, tonight during the Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony in Washington, D.C. 

MilliporeSigma Receives 2019 Environmental Leader Product of the Year Award for Cyrene™

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What the judges said…

“Replaces an otherwise toxic substance with a natural, gentler alternative without compromising quality or function. This product has the potential to change the solvent landscape for the better.”

Secretary Moniz to Present Ingersoll Rand With WEC’s 2019 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

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May 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 35th annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR). Ingersoll Rand is a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, delivering innovative solutions to customers through the Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane® brands.

Shifting Baselines: Good for You, Good for the Planet

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Shifting Baselines features the work of Sustainable Brands, a premiere global community of brand innovators driving global change for good, and the unique partnerships they have with some of the world's biggest companies. With culture as a driving force, our collective priorities are shifting — both in individuals and a nation as a whole — in order to ensure a more sustainable future.

‘Can a Tobacco Company Be Sustainable?’ Philip Morris International Says ‘Absolutely,’ and Outlines Clear Progress Toward a Sustainable, Smoke-Free Future

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 15, 2019 - Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today published its fourth Sustainability Report, detailing its progress in key areas across its value chain. PMI’s mission to unsmoke the world is core to its sustainability ambition and business strategy.

Nestlé Makes Its Human Rights Training Available to All

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May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today made its human rights training for employees available to all. Companies and others will be able to use the training module and adapt it to meet their own needs.

Human rights is one of the most fundamental and important issues in business. Nestlé has embedded respect for human rights in its Corporate Business Principles and in 17 additional policies globally.

Compressed Air Applications Reduce Environmental Footprint With Ingersoll Rand Energy Recovery Units

New Ingersoll Rand Heat Recovery Units can recover over 80 percent of energy used by the compressors, help decarbonize heating and increase sustainability of plants
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BRUSSELS, May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/— Manufacturing plants using oil-free compressed air solutions like pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical and automotive industries can lower their environmental footprint and reach their ISO 50001 goals in energy management with the new Energy Recovery Units (ERU) from Ingersoll Rand®.

SABIC Releases Sustainability Report 2018

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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has released its Sustainability Report 2018 under the theme, "Making a Difference.”

Thermo King Drives Reduction in Food Waste and Insecurity by Committing Nearly $500,000 in Additional Grants to Food Banks Nationwide

Since its launch in 2017, The We Move Food™ program has enabled the delivery of millions of meals to people in need through grants, refrigerated products and in-kind services
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MINNEAPOLIS, May, 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Forty percent, or nearly $200 billion of food in the U.S. goes to waste each year. Making this statistic harder to comprehend, 40 million people struggle with hunger, and 12 million of them are children.

ESG Coverage Is Improving

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We recently reviewed the ESG coverage status for the 8,686 companies in the MSCI ACWI (All Country World Index).  The ACWI is a popular benchmark for many investors, because it includes approximately 85% of the global opportunities for equity investment.  We felt it would be useful to see how much ESG information is currently available on the companies on this type of broad index.

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