2030 and 2050 Environmental Goals

Ingersoll Rand pledges to make life better for generations to come

Our pursuit of sustainability continues to be bold and transparent. Our products and services provide a unique opportunity to contribute to solving many of the environmental issues facing our world; as a result, we are proud to share our 2030 and 2050 environmental goals, focused on improvements in water, air and land quality.


“We are operating at a time when course-correcting the impact we have on the environment is an imperative and our collective responsibility. These goals underscore our strategic priority to operate sustainably across key areas of our business where we can make a powerful, lasting impact. The commitments will further unite our 16,000 employees through a shared sense of responsibility and purpose, bring value to our customers through product innovation and stewardship and make a positive difference toward protecting our communities and the world.”

Vicente Reynal, CEO


Our 2030 and 2050 Environmental Goals


Air: Lowering Emissions and Investing in Renewable Energy

  • Realize net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in our operations by 2050
  • 100% renewable energy by 2050
    • Transition our operations to 100% renewable energy through multiple channels, including producing it ourselves (i.e. solar panels on our buildings), investing in green energy projects and purchasing renewable energy through power purchase agreements (direct or virtual).
  • Reduce GHG emissions by 60% in our operations (Scope 1 and Scope 2) by 2030
  • Reduce customer GHG impacts >15% from IR products (Scope 3) by 2030


Water: Reducing and Conserving Water Usage and Providing Clean Water to Communities

  • 17% water use reduction in operations by 2030
  • By 2030, eliminate, reduce or recycle >1 billion gallons of water annually in our customers’ processes and applications through the use of our products


Land: Producing Less Waste and Reducing Amount Sent to Landfill

  • Achieve zero waste to landfill at >50% of current sites by 2030