Vidalia Ingersoll Rand Employees Celebrate Earth Day 2018
April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018
VIDALIA, Ga., April 27, 2018 –– As part of Ingersoll Rand’s recognition of Earth Day 2018, Trane®, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, employees will participate in activities throughout the Vidalia community to demonstrate their commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability.
Celebrated by more than 1 billion people around the globe, Earth Day is the largest civil observance in the world. Trane employees in Vidalia will provide multiple events on sustainability to support the environmental movement and help reduce the impact of climate change.
Trane Vidalia Earth Day community projects included:
Trane employees joined the efforts of Ingersoll Rand employees around the world, who participated in a variety of Earth Day activities, like planting trees in support of the Earth Day Network’s Canopy Project, to support the company’s Climate Commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its products and operations by 2030.
“Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do,” said Shepard Peterson, product development engineer at Ingersoll Rand. “Our commitment to combatting climate change extends to the environmental impact of our operations, products and services, and people. Earth Day gives our employees a chance to demonstrate that commitment by participating in projects that improve the quality of life in the Vidalia community and put sustainability in action.”
Ingersoll Rand Climate Commitment
Ingersoll Rand made a Climate Commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its products and operations by 2030. The Ingersoll Rand Climate Commitment pledged to:
In addition to achieving its 2020 energy efficiency goal, the company also announced this month that it has deepened its commitment by investing in both on-site and off-site renewable energy technologies to reduce its impact on the environment. To date, the company’s Climate Commitment has supported the avoidance of approximately 6.7 million metric tons of CO2 globally, which is the equivalent of avoiding annual CO2 emissions from energy used in more than 700,000 homes for one year. By 2030, the company expects to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 million metric tons.