Mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions company Ingersoll Rand (IR) announced today a series of new 2030 and 2050 environmental sustainability goals, encompassing emissions reduction, water use and waste reduction.
According to the company, the new commitments are aimed at reducing the impact of its operations and products, and at supporting its customers and partners in doing the same.
Vicente Reynal, Ingersoll Rand Chief Executive Officer, said:
“We are operating at a time when course-correcting the impact we have on the environment is an imperative and our collective responsibility. On a daily basis Ingersoll Rand employees around the world live our purpose of Making Life Better, and with a strong culture centered on employee ownership and dedicated to citizenship, we stand ready to accelerate our environmental actions.”
The company’s new sustainability goals include achieving net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 100% renewable energy use by 2050, reducing GHG emissions by 60% in operations (Scope 1 and Scope 2) and reduce customer GHG impacts >15% from IR products (Scope 3) by 2030, reducing water use in operations by 17% by 2030, eliminating, reducing or recycling >1 billion gallons of water annually in customers’ processes and applications through the use of IR products, and achieving zero waste to landfill at >50% of current sites by 2030.
“These goals underscore our strategic priority to operate sustainably across key areas of our business where we can make a powerful, lasting impact. These commitments will further unite our 16,000 employees through a shared sense of responsibility and purpose, bring value to our customers through product innovation and stewardship and make a positive difference toward protecting our communities and the world.”