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Dow Jones Sustainability Index Names Ingersoll Rand to World and North America Indices

SWORDS, Ireland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For the eighth consecutive year, Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world
leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments,
has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America
Indices (DJSI). Continued placement on this index series showcases the
company’s advances in integrating environmental, social and governance
(ESG) practices into the core of how the company is operated.

“Our strong environmental, social and governance practices have helped
Ingersoll Rand successfully embed sustainability throughout our business
and outpace the S&P 500 Industrials Index in total shareholder return
over the past five years,” said Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief
executive officer at Ingersoll Rand. “Companies like ours that have the
intent and expertise to address pressing global challenges like climate
change, urbanization and resource scarcity are positioned to grow faster
than the market. We are proud of our repeated recognition on the Dow
Jones Sustainability Index and continue to deepen our leadership in ESG
practices.”

Created by S&P Dow Jones and RobecoSAM, the DJSI are a family of
best-in-class benchmarks for the investment community aimed at investors
who wish to reflect their sustainability convictions in their
portfolios. DJSI also serves as an effective engagement platform for
companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices.

Continued placement on this index series showcases Ingersoll Rand’s
position as an ESG leader among peer companies and progress towards the
company’s climate commitment, among other ESG factors.

Ingersoll Rand Climate Commitment

In 2014, Ingersoll Rand publicly committed to increase its energy
efficiency and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) related to its
operations and products. The company’s Climate Commitment includes:

  • 50 percent reduction in GHG refrigerant footprint of its products by
    2020 and lower-GWP alternatives across its portfolio by 2030
  • $500 million investment in product-related research and development to
    fund long-term GHG reduction
  • 35-percent reduction in the greenhouse gas footprint of its own
    operations by 2020

Ingersoll Rand’s climate commitment has enabled avoidance of 11 million
metric tons of CO2e globally from its products compared to a
2013 baseline, equal to the emissions from the energy used in 1.6
million homes for one year. The company also has reduced the GHG
intensity of its operations by 23 percent when compared to a 2013
baseline.

About Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating
comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our
family of brands — including Club
Car®
, Ingersoll
Rand®
, Thermo
King®
and Trane®
— work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in
homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and
increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $14 billion
global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and
enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.

About S&P Dow Jones Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a part of McGraw Hill Financial, is the
world’s largest, global resource for index-based concepts, data and
research. Home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P
500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average™, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC
has over 115 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent
solutions that fulfill the needs of investors. More assets are invested
in products based upon our indices than any other provider in the world.
With over 830,000 indices covering a wide range of asset classes across
the globe, S&P Dow Jones

Indices LLC defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. To
learn more about the company, please visit www.spdji.com.

Contacts

Ingersoll Rand
Media:
Perri Richman, 732-652-6943
[email protected]
or
Analysts:
Zac
Nagle, 704-990-3001
[email protected]