Our partners are in the vanguard of promoting responsible consumer products and practices through their innovative business models and enlightened values. They actively promote the efficient use of resources through strategies such as collaborative consumption (‘sharing economy’) and via innovative forms of technology and consumer education. Together, they are helping us all to learn what it takes to meet consumer needs more sustainably.
Learn more by clicking on the logos to link through to their websites.
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 help customers reduce their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, and therefore help minimize the effects of climate change. At the same time, we are working to reduce the energy footprint of our own operations. Ingersoll Rand is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Learn more about our sustainability initiatives here.
PeopleTowels, an on-the-go alternative to paper towels, are reusable personal hand towels that make going green as easy as drying your hands. Reusable PeopleTowels are a small sustainable lifestyle change that everyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint.
Food Shift works collaboratively with communities, businesses and government to shift behaviors toward a more sustainable use of food and develop long-term sustainable solutions to reduce food waste and build more resilient communities. Their programs increase awareness and action around food waste reduction; decrease the amount of edible food rotting in the landfill; and create jobs in the food recovery sector.
Let’s Collaborate! is a thought-provoking event series developed to inspire and connect the collaborative consumption community in NYC. A forum for entrepreneurs, academics, VCs, and more – the aim is to spark conversations and debates with the wider community, creating awareness of a more collaborative world.
Water – Use It Wisely is a national water conservation campaign that provides simple tips and tricks that can help you save water in your home and community. It’s easy to start changing your daily habits and behaviors with their helpful resources. Just check out their amazing tips page for 100+ Ways To Conserve Water!
Less = More is a new Green Map that explores ways New Yorkers can reduce what they consume and what they waste. It features sites in NYC that are finding ways to reuse and resell perfectly good things that would otherwise go to a landfill and also highlights resources for wasting less in your everyday life. Download the pdf here and read more about Green Map NYC here.
Kill the Cup is a startup nonprofit that encourages people to bring a reusable cup when they get coffee. People are encouraged to upload photos with their reusable cups to help establish social norms. Kill the Cup is supporting a nationwide “Kill The Cup University Challenge”, offering rewards and prizes to motivate as many students as possible to reduce their disposable coffee cup waste.
Sustainablog started in July, 2003, as an experiment in “writing to learn”: author Jeff McIntire-Strasburg, then an assistant professor of English, decided to apply some of the concepts he preached to his students to his budding interest in sustainability. The rest, as they say, is history: sustainablog is now one of the longest-running green blogs on the web.
Triple Pundit is a new-media company for highly conscious business leaders. It has grown to become one of the world’s most well read websites on ethical, sustainable & profitable business with over 350,000 unique monthly readers. Their philosophy is based on the triple bottom line – People, Planet & Profit. The TBL argues that economy, environment and society are inseparably related and an understanding of all three is critical to long term profitability. Their community is a diverse group of businesspeople, from social entrepreneurs to corporate executives, MBA students to consultants, each dedicated to using the power of business for good.
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