Davidson, North Carolina, United States: Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, has been ranked on Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s Most Improved Corporate Citizens list for 2014.
Ingersoll Rand’s family of brands includes Ingersoll Rand, Thermo King, Trane and Club Car, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
Rankings are based on improved performance in environmental, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial categories.
Ingersoll Rand moved up 56 spaces since 2013. This achievement comes on the heels of the company’s 48th ranking on CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2014.
“We have worked hard to embed sustainability into the fabric of the company. It is an honour to have our efforts recognised in this way,” said W. Scott Tew, Executive Director for the Centre for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand.
“Making such a drastic leap in the rankings reinforces the value we see in committing time and resources to efforts that have a positive impact on our employees, the communities in which we operate, and on customer outcomes that exceed their expectations.”
CR Magazine and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) share a common purpose in advancing corporate accountability and responsibility.
Companies from the Russell 1000 Index are considered for the Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking and are evaluated on publicly available data sources of more than 298 data elements, which cover disclosure, policy and performance across the economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainability.
Seoul, Korea: Oh Sang-jun, a prominent figure in golf in South Korea for more than two decades, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor to the Asian Golf Industry Federation.