Introduction

We heat, cool and automate homes and buildings; enhance commercial and industrial productivity; keep transported food and perishables safe and fresh; and deliver fun, efficient and reliable transportation solutions. Diversity, engagement and teamwork drive innovation and imaginative solutions, and fuel our passion for exceeding customer expectations. Our experienced leadership team, ethical business practices and high-performance, winning culture deliver enduring results that lead to a sustainable world.

Environmental, Social and Governance Data

These highlights reflect the environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices that have helped us successfully embed sustainability throughout our business. Sustainability is foundational to our strategy, integrated into the products we develop, the opportunities we pursue and the way we operate as a company. We are exceptionally proud of the global recognition of our ESG performance over the past eight years and the long-term value we are creating for our stakeholders. 

 

 


 

Environment

238,281

metric tons CO₂e, or 31%, total reduction in GHG emissions associated with operations over the past five years

536,785

metric tons CO₂e total scope 1 and 2 emissions in 2018

3,594

billion kilojoules (KJ) absolute energy use in 2018 (direct and indirect)

38%

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

23%

total energy efficiency increase over the past five years

Social

10,321

or 23.1% of 44,664* total women employees in the workforce globally .

21.7%

of leadership positions held by women

$253M

global spend with women-owned businesses, which reflects a 23% increase over prior year

30,492

hours volunteered by our employees, equivalent to $752,847

8,500

women and girls in the U.S. and India experiencing STEM education

*Number of employees, excluding contractors

Governance

5 of 12

directors joined our board in the past 5 years showing diversity

4 of 12

directors—or 33%—are women, showing our board diversity

Task Force On Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

The TCFD was established by the Financial Stability Board to improve disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities. Our reporting provides information relevant to each of the four TCFD recommendations.