SOURCE: Ingersoll RandDESCRIPTION:
Davidson, N.C., August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been added to the prestigious FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index company FTSE Group, FTSE4Good is an equity index series designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. Companies in the series have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria.
“Companies placed on the FTSE4Good index series are among the leaders in their industries and understand the importance of being exceptional corporate citizens,” said Paul Camuti, senior vice president of innovation and chief technology officer of Ingersoll Rand. “We know the way to build a great company is to focus on action and metrics that matter to our employees, customers and shareholders, and are pleased to be recognized by the FTSE Group.”
In the last year, Ingersoll Rand has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), received an overall score of 93 on the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report, is a constituent to the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes and recognized as the No. 1 Industrial Machinery company on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2015 World’s Most Admired Companies list.
FTSE Group confirms that Ingersoll Rand has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the index.
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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 $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.
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