Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine named Ingersoll Rand to the 15th annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens List” at number 48. The widely respected sustainability ranking is based on the company’s performance in seven key areas: climate change, employee relations, environmental, financial, governance, human rights, and philanthropy.
“We are honored to be included on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list,” said Marcia Avedon, senior vice president of human resources, communications and corporate affairs. “Ingersoll Rand’s approach to corporate responsibility centers around engaging our employees, delighting our customers and delivering results to shareholders.”
“CR Magazine's100 Best Corporate Citizens List is the only ranking that doesn't rely on self-reporting,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of CR Magazine. “Each year, we measure the most transparent companies who report on their responsible practices. We congratulate those honored…for their commitment to corporate responsibility.” Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. took first place on this year’s list.
Earlier this year, Ingersoll Rand was recognized for the second consecutive year in the 2014 edition of FORTUNE Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies,” ranking fourth in the Diversified Industrial Category; and, the company also received accolades for being one of The Achievers Most Engaged Workplaces in the United States.
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 over 298 data elements, which cover disclosure, policy and performance across the economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainability.