Progress Towards 2020 Sustainability Targets

Our 2020 sustainability targets are our framework to achieve our vision for a world of sustainable progress. From our governance and operations to our supply chain and products, they keep social and environmental business imperatives at the forefront of everything we do. Our overarching goals are to operate ethically and transparently; cultivate a sustainable and innovative supply chain; optimize natural resources in our operations; innovate to deliver optimal economic and performance value over product lifecycle; build a Winning Culture that is values-based and inclusive; and create shared value by putting more back into society than we take out.




Progress Toward Target

Governance: Enhance efforts to uphold our standards for ethical business conduct, transparency, compliance and oversight

Adhere to a Global Framework for Reporting our Sustainability Progress

Respond to the annual CDP request

Goal met

Align with Global Human Rights Initiatives

Maintain and update a Global Human Rights Policy

Goal met

Ensure Standard Guidelines for Responsible Business Behavior to Enhance the Reputation of our Company and Brands

Achieve annual training and certification on the Code of Conduct by employees and business partners

Goal met

Issue robust communications to all employees to sustain ethical business culture

Goal met

Maintain a Governance Structure that Enables the Delivery of our Long-Term Sustainability Plan





Goal met

Suppliers: Collaborate with suppliers to cultivate a sustainable and innovative supply chain to meet customer needs

Ensure Alignment of Business Partners to a Common Set of Ethical Beliefs and Expectations

100% of new suppliers have agreed to our Business Partner Code of Conduct (BPCoC)

BPCoC progress: 90% of controllable spend

60% of our direct spend will be with suppliers in our Preferred Supplier Program

Preferred progress: 49.6%

Leverage Ingersoll Rand Product Development Process (IRPDP) to
Use Preferred Suppliers

80% of Early Sourcing Work Plan (ESWP) completed in Phase 1 of IRPDP

 On track – 73%

Maximize Marketplace Connectivity
by Fostering Supplier Diversity

Extend supplier diversity program to spend with diverse companies globally

$253 million global spend with women-owned businesses in 2018

Partner with Suppliers to Minimize
the Environmental Impact of our Supply Chain

All businesses will have a packaging improvement plan

On track

Establish baseline of suppliers who have participated in waste, energy and water reduction programs by 2016 and track improvement through 2020

On track – Gensuite supplier platform in development

Establish baseline of suppliers in water-stressed areas who have a water conservation plan by 2016 and track improvement through 2020

On track – Gensuite supplier platform in development

Reduce emissions due to freight: goal is 5% reduction

On track – tracking through UPS and EPA Smart Way

Minimize Impacts of our Customers
by Ensuring a Viable Supply Chain

Designate 90% of direct material spend assessed on a quarterly basis for risk

Goal exceeded – 95%

Operational Footprint: Optimize the use of natural resources in our operations to reduce environmental impact

Optimize Energy Use

Increase energy efficiency in owned facilities by 10%

Goal exceeded – 23%

Increase fuel efficiency in owned fleet

6,310 metric tons of CO2e saved

Evaluate all long-term leases >100K sq. ft. against environmental and energy criteria

Developed guidebook with environmental criteria and certifications

Reduce our Scope 1 and 2
Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

Reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 35%

31% reduction in absolute emissions

45% decrease in emissions intensity

Improve Waste Management
in our Operations

Reduce non-hazardous waste to landfill by 30%

Goal exceeded – 40% reduction in intensity

Reduce hazardous waste by 20%

On track – 17.5% reduction in intensity

Improve Water Management
in our Operations

Reduce water used at sites located in water-stressed areas by 25%

Goal exceeded – 38% reduction

Customer Outcomes: Innovate to deliver optimal economic and performance value over product lifecycle

Design Products for World-Class Resource Efficiency during Use
of Product

Establish portfolios that meet world-class environmental criteria (energy consumption, emissions from the use of the product)

EcoWise™ portfolio

Reduce Direct GHG Emissions

Reduce the GHG refrigerant footprint of our products by 50%

Goal exceeded – 52% reduction

Increase Reliability and Durability

Improve quality and time to solution

On track

Reduce Environmental Impact at
End of Products’ Useful Life

Perform a life cycle assessment (LCA) on 100% of new products


100% of New Product Development (NPD) projects in IRPDP have end-of-use manual created

In process – eight end-of-use manuals created

Improve Health and Safety

Improve service ability through IRPDP

Standard work developed

Our People: Build a Winning Culture that is values-based, inclusive and engages and develops people for premier performance

Attract and Retain Top-Quality,
Diverse Talent and Leadership

Create slates with diverse candidates

On track

Retain 95% of key talent

Goal met – 95.6% retention

Develop People and Processes to
Build Strategic Capabilities

95% of employees have development plans in place

Goal exceeded – 97.6% of employees

Improve Leadership Effectiveness Index by 80%

On track– 74% favorable

Achieve a Growth and Development Index score of 75% for strategic capability development

On track – 74% as of 2018

Foster an Inclusive, Engaging Workplace that Connects Employees to Company Purpose

Achieve employee engagement rate of 80%

On track – score in top 25th percentile

75% of employees participate in community or sustainability initiatives

38% of employees participated in 2018

Provide a Safe and Secure Workplace that Supports Employee Well-Being and Productivity

Provide accessibility to wellness programs to 75% of employee base

Goal exceeded – 95% of employee base has access to wellness programs

Achieve world-class performance in lost time incident rate, 60% reduction from a 2013 baseline

On track

Corporate Citizenship: Address social and environmental imperatives that create shared value, result in sustained customer and employee loyalty, and improve the communities where we have business operations

Expand Competency in Energy
and Other Resource Efficiency

Share energy conservation knowledge with 200 officials in developing regions

Goal met – shared knowledge with 201 officials

Launch signature program to increase female representation in manufacturing positions and advance technical workforce development programs at 100 community colleges and technology institutes worldwide

Goal met – achieved through participation in vocational technical programs and Tools for Schools program

Expand Competency in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Launch signature program to increase female representation in manufacturing positions and advance technical workforce development programs at 100 community colleges and technology institutes worldwide

Sponsor 20,000 females in STEM-related activities to increase career interest

Goal met – achieved through support of mobile science labs in India

Address Nutrition and Food
Waste Reduction

Provide food and nutrition education to 200,000 children

Goal met – achieved through support of Feeding Children Everywhere, American Heart Association and Second Harvest

Support Housing and Shelter Needs

Volunteer 40,000 hours related to housing and shelter

Goal exceeded – more than 42,000 hours volunteered