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General Disclosures

GRI Standard Disclosure Number
GRI Disclosure Title
2021 Direct Response of Location
Organizational Profile
102-1
Name of organization
Trane Technologies
102-2
Activities, brands, products, and services
102-3
Location of headquarters
​170/175 Lakeview Drive
Airside Business Park
Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland
102-4
Location of operations
102-5
Ownership and legal form
102-6
Markets served
102-7
Scale of the organization
102-8
Information on employees and other workers
102-9
Supply chain
102-10
Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain
During the reporting year, there were no major changes within our supply chain.
102-11
Precautionary principle or approach
​102-12
External initiatives
Charters
102-13
Membership of associations
Strategy
​102-14
Statement from senior decision-maker
CEO Letter
102-15
Key impacts, risks, and opportunities
Ethics & Integrity
102-16
Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior
102-17
Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics
Governance
102-18
Governance structure
102-20
Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics
102-21
Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental and social topics
102-22
Composition of the highest governance body and its committees
102-23
Chair of the highest governance body
102-26
Role of the highest governance body in setting purpose, values and strategy
102-27
Collective knowledge of the highest governance body
102-29
Identifying and managing economic, environment and social impacts
102-32
Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting
Stakeholder Engagement
102-40
List of stakeholder groups
Value Chain
102-41
Collective bargaining Agreements
17.7% of global workforce covered by collective bargaining agreements
102-42
Identifying and selecting stakeholders
102-43
Approach to stakeholder engagement
102-44
Key topics and concerns raised
Value Chain
Reporting Practice
102-45
Entities included in the consolidated financial statements
102-46
Defining report content and topic boundaries
102-47
List of material topics
102-48
Restatements of information
102-49
Changes in reporting
102-50
Reporting period
January 1 – December 31, 2021
102-51
Date of most recent report
April 2021
102-52
Reporting Cycle
Annual
102-53
Contact point for questions regarding the report
Carrie Ruddy
carrie.ruddy@tranetechnolgies.com
102-54
Claims of reporting in accordance with GRI Standards
This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option
102-55
GRI Content Index
This table is the GRI Content Index
102-56
External Assurance
Our environmental, health and safety and GHG data are assured annually by a third party.
The assurance process is led by the Vice President, Environmental, Health and Safety, operations who reports to Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Integrated Supply Chain

Material Topics

GRI Standard Disclosure Number
GRI Disclosure Title
2021 Direct Response or Location
Access to Heating and Cooling
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
Custom
New products and services launched
Company Culture
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
401-1
New employee hires and employee turnover
401-2
Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees
401-3
Parental Leave
Diversity & Inclusion
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
405-1
Diversity of governance body and employees
Emissions
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
305-1
Energy direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions
Gases included in the calculation: CO2, CH4, N2O
Base year for the calculation: 2019
Source of emissions factors and the GWP rates used: IPCC AR5 – Climate Change 2013; EPA Climate Leaders, Emission Factors for Greenhouse Gas Inventories, March 9, 2018; 2017 Climate Registry Default Emissions Factors Report, Table B.2, March 15, 2017.
Consolidated approach for emissions: Financial control
Standards, methodologies, assumptions and/or calculation tools used: World Resources Institute, The Greenhouse Gas Protocol
305-2
Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions
Gases included in the calculation: CO2, CH4, N2O, HFCs and small quantities of HCFCs (e.g. R22)
Base year for the calculation: 2019
Source of emissions factors and the GWP rates used: USA location factors: US EPA, 2018 eGRID, eGRID2018 Summary Tables.PDF, March 9, 2020
Other locations: International Energy Agency, IEA (2020), Emission Factors
Consolidated approach for emissions: Financial control
Standards, methodologies, assumptions and/or calculation tools used: World Resources Institute, The Greenhouse Gas Protocol

305-3
Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions
305-4
GHG emissions intensity
Organization-specific metric (the denominator): Million USD
Types of GHG emissions included in the intensity ratio: Scope 1 and market-based Scope 2
Gases included in the calculation: CO2, CH4, N2O

305-5
Reduction of GHG Emissions
​Gases included in the calculation: CO2, CH4, N2O
Base year or baseline: 2019
Scopes in which reductions took place: Scope 1 and market-based Scope 2
Standards, methodologies, assumptions and/or calculation tools used: GRI 305: Emissions 2015, Disclosure 305-5
305-6
Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS)
Not applicable, Trane Technologies is not a manufacturer of ODSs based on interpretation of GRI 305-6
305-7
Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Sulfur Oxides (SOx), and other significant air emissions
U.S. EPA, Compilation of Air Pollution Emission Factors (AP-42), U.S. EPA Updated Emission Factors of Air Pollutants from Vehicle Operations in GREET Using MOVES; and vendor technical data sheets
Standards, methodologies, assumptions and/or calculation tools used: General calculation method is material usage multiplied by emissions factor
Energy
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
Energy
103-2
The management approach and its components
Energy
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
Energy
302-1
Energy consumption within the organization
Energy
Standards, methodologies, assumptions and/or calculation tools used: GRI 302: Energy 2016, Disclosure 302-2
EPA Climate Leaders, Emission Factors for Greenhouse Gas Inventories, 9 March 2018; Climate Change, 2013, The Physical Science Basis, Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Chapter 8, Appendix 8.A, Table 8.A.1; 2017 Climate Registry Default Emission Factors report, Table B.2, March 15, 2017
302-2
Energy consumption outside the organization
All energy was consumed within the organization.
302-3
Energy intensity
Energy
Organization-specific metric (the denominator): revenue
Types of energy included in the intensity ratio: Fuel, heating, and electricity
All energy used was consumed inside the organization.

302-4
Reduction of energy consumption
Energy
Types of energy included in the reductions: fuel, heating, and electricit
yBase year for targets: 2019
Methodology: GRI 302: Energy 2016: 302-4

Energy Efficient and Low Emission Products
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
Custom
Clean revenue
Financial Performance
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
Value Chain
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
201-1
Direct economic value generated and distributed
Innovation for Emerging Markets
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
Custom
Percent of business development spend focused on sustainability-related objectives
Product Life Cycle
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
301-2
Recycled input materials used
Public Policy
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
GRI 415-1
Political Contributions
Supplier Environmental Conditions
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
308-1
New Suppliers That Were Screened Using Environmental Criteria
308-2
Negative Environmental Impacts in the Supply Chain and Action Taken
414-1
New suppliers that were screened using social criteria
414-2
Negative social impacts in the supply chain and action taken
Technology & Innovation
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
Custom
Average revenue from innovation
Training & Development
103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundaries
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of management approach
404-1
Average hours of training per year per employee
404-2
Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs
404-3
Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
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