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Global Influencers Publicly Commit to Climate Change Actions

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How many large companies are making meaningful, measurable and public commitments to improve #energyefficiency and #GHG emissions? Find out in this global study of leaders representing over 5,300 large organizations: Accountability for Climate Action: How Corporations Are Tackling #ClimateChange, from Ingersoll Rand and GreenBiz. 


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Four Challenges Facing Product Managers Tackling CE100 Initiatives


Increasing after-life use of products is increasingly a priority for product and packaging managers seeking to apply the principals of the Circular Economy and concepts embodied in the New Plastics Economy in order to promote resource conservation and optimize existing resource value.  

Diageo Reports Good First Year Progress Against 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility Targets

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LONDON, August 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, this week reported strong progress against its 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility targets with the publication of its 2016 Annual Report. Diageo made notable improvements in the management of its water efficiency, reduction of carbon emissions and waste materials as well as taking new steps to promote responsible drinking and agreed strategic partnerships with development organisations.

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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.

SCS Global Services (Case Study by US Builders Review)

Third-party certification, auditing and support services for full supply-chain green building

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Sustainability in Action | Green Teams

Ingersoll Rand Green Teams Address Environmental, Economic and Social Issues in Communities Around the World
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Affectionately referred to as an “army of individual sustainability champions” by Gretchen Digby, Ingersoll Rand’s director of global sustainability programs, dedicated employees in all corners of the world partake in Green Team activities. Each of the company’s network of nearly 100 Green Teams is comprised of employees who volunteer their time to identify, lead and participate in sustainability-related projects at their location.

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.

Sustainability in Action | Mocksville Efficiency in Manufacturing

Cross-Platform Approach Makes Ingersoll Rand Plant a Model for Sustainability
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Ingersoll Rand’s Mocksville, North Carolina, manufacturing facility is experiencing a renaissance of efficiency in its sixth decade of operation. Using the Trane Tracer building automation system, for example, has enabled a 6 percent reduction of energy consumption in recent months. In just 15 months, the site has seen energy savings equal to the amount of energy used by 170 houses in a year.

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


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.


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