SWORDS, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the fourth consecutive year, Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, was named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices. The company was included on the list for its premier performance across economic, environmental and social measures.
“Companies selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices are among the best in their fields and have strong commitments to social and environmental responsibility,” said Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand. “I congratulate our employees for their ongoing efforts to embed sustainability throughout our organization, facilities and energy-efficient products and services. Their dedication and commitment create a shared value for our customers, employees, shareholders and communities worldwide.”
Ingersoll Rand produces a combined Annual and Sustainability Report to demonstrate the link between the company’s economic, social and environmental performance. The report details how the company is addressing urgent global challenges – an unsustainable demand for energy resources, the impact of urbanization on the environment, and the constant need for increased industrial productivity with lower resource intensity – in a way that is beneficial to customers and quantifies progress made toward achieving aggressive, publicly announced goals.
The report shares stories about the company’s reliability and energy efficiency leadership with its products and services. Products such as the Trane® TruComfort™ variable speed air conditioners that deliver precise and consistent comfort, running its compressors at the exact speed needed to keep homes comfortable; and the Ingersoll Rand Centac C800 centrifugal air compressor that significantly improves productivity and operational costs for our customers. To view the company’s most recent Annual and Sustainability Report, visit www.ingersollrand.com/sustainability.
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About Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $12 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.