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Holly Emerson and Owen Smith Honored as Environmental Leaders

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Environmental Leader magazine recently recognized two of the people behind Ingersoll Rand’s environmental efforts – Holly Emerson, senior sustainability analyst, and Owen Smith, director of utility and grid solutions – as top Environmental Leaders in the U.S. The magazine created the distinction to recognize 75 people in the environmental space responsible for driving their companies and the industry forward.

World’s Longest Undersea Tunnel Stays Cool and Reduces Environmental Impact

Eurotunnel’s sustainability efforts boosted with completion of new cooling system in landmark Channel Tunnel that delivers energy savings of at least 33 percent or 4.8GWh per year
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SANGATTE, France, June 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Eurotunnel today released official data demonstrating energy savings of 33 percent after the first season of operating a new cooling system for maintaining requisite temperatures in the landmark Channel Tunnel. The operator saved 4.8 GWh and approximately €500,000 in 2017 courtesy of the new cooling system – equivalent to saving enough electricity to run 1,000 households.

Thermo King “Moves Food” to Increase Food Security

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MINNEAPOLIS, May 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - More than 40 million Americans struggle with hunger yet nearly $220 billion dollars of food is thrown away in the U.S. each year.

Ingersoll Rand Achieves 2020 Energy Efficiency Goal and Advances Climate Commitment With Renewable Energy

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April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in its global Climate Commitment ahead of schedule and is deepening its commitment with on-site and off-site renewable energy investments. 

Achieving Energy Efficiency Goals

Trane Joins the Department of Energy’s Race to Zero Student Design Competition

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Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will join other industry experts as a sponsor of the fifth annual U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero).

Ingersoll Rand Joins “We Are Still In” Panel Discussion

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Holly Emerson, senior analyst, Center for Energy Efficacy and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand, joined other North Carolina industry leaders in a “We Are Still In” regional panel discussion at the ClimateCon 2018, Business of Climate Forum. The discussion explored the importance of being “still in,” and how deep collaboration between stakeholders and the We Are Still In network helps everyone achieve their own climate goals through expertise and resources.  

Canadian Pacific Chooses Thermo King’s New SLXi-DRC Refrigeration Unit

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Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has selected Thermo King's, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, SLXi-DRC units to fulfill its largest, single domestic reefer container (DRC) order in Canadian history. CP is the first Thermo King customer to purchase the SLXi-DRC unit in North America.

Learn more about the SLXI-DRC, and the CP and Thermo King collaboration: http://bit.ly/2HQ3QGs 

5 Multinationals Stepping Up On Climate Action

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Of the 660+ companies committed to bold climate action through the We Mean Business coalition’s Take Action campaign, many are going further and faster to help bend the curve of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We spoke to BT, Ingersoll Rand, Mars, Unilever and HP Inc about their progress in harnessing climate action as a driver of innovation, competitiveness, risk management and growth.

HP Inc on leadership

The Manufacturing Institute, Ingersoll Rand Promote Women in Manufacturing

STEP Forward event engages Charlotte-area women to discuss opportunities and navigate their careers
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Manufacturing Institute and Ingersoll Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, brought together 200 women in manufacturing for a two-day event, STEP Forward: Charlotte, packed with leadership development sessions, networking, and roundtable discussions.

Lighting Upgrades in Our Plants Increase Energy Efficiency, Reduce Environmental Impact

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When team members arrive to start their day at Ingersoll Rand’s Club Car plant in Augusta, Georgia, the energy-efficient LED lights start turning on section by section as they sense movement. And as people leave an area, the motion-sensitive LED lights start dimming to save energy and then turn off entirely after 30 minutes.

Replacing the 360,000-square-foot Augusta facility’s high-bay fluorescent lighting with programmable LEDs last year reduced its energy use by about 20 percent in the first half of 2017.

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