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Sustainability

We have the opportunity to do what’s right — and create a better planet for all.

Sustainability isn’t a buzzword at Trane Technologies – it’s core to our strategy. Our commitment extends to the environmental impact of our operations, products, and services, and people.

We’re making decisive moves to address a global crisis, but every action makes a difference

Bold Change can Start Small

Earth day

Boldly challenging what’s possible for a more sustainable world sometimes starts with small, everyday actions by everyone that create system-wide change.
 

In honor of the planet we all call home, here’s 10 small actions you can do every day that can make a big impact.

Urgent global issues demand visionary leadership.

Here are three ways we’re making the right changes.

The Gigaton Challenge

We’re reducing one gigaton – one billion metric tons – of carbon emissions (CO2e) from our customers’ footprint by 2030. Join us

How We'll Do It

We’re innovating clean technologies, advancing system level energy-efficiency, reducing global food loss and transitioning to next-generation refrigerants.

Our Progress

20M

metric tons of CO2e avoided from our products compared to the 2013 baseline

30+

countries where we are selling next generation solutions

Leading by Example

We’re reimagining our supply chain and operations to have a restorative impact on the environment. See our 2030 commitments

How We'll Do It

We're working to achieve carbon neutral operations, zero waste to landfills and net positive water use, and reduce absolute energy use by 10 percent.

Our Progress

39%

total reduction in water use in water-stressed regions since 2013

27%

total energy efficiency increase since the 2013 baseline

Opportunity for All

We’re uplifting our culture and communities through an inclusive approach and a focus on education and career development.

How We'll Do It

We’ll achieve workforce diversity reflective of our communities, gender parity in leadership roles, and create pathways to green and STEM careers.

Our Progress

23.1%

of leadership positions were held by women in 2019

100%

of new suppliers are screened on human rights and labor practices

Progress is seen in every facet of our businesses.

We’re leading the industry and creating positive change.

We disclose our progress through an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) lens.

Here’s how it works.

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Environmental Actions

We’re decarbonizing our value chain, from how we source raw materials to a product’s end of life. We have far exceeded our 2020 target of 50% reduction of the GHG refrigerant footprint of our products.

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Social – People & Communities

We’re investing in the long-term well-being and development of our associates and communities. That includes new programs focusing on employee gender parity, diversity, and philanthropic giving.
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Governance & Accountability

Our commitment to sustainability comes from the top of the organization. Our board of directors and councils have integrated climate risk and other sustainability issues into the top issues that we seek to address as a business.