Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR): Ranked Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens


Dallas, Texas 05/08/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – Diversified Machinery company, Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR) is engaged in designing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing a portfolio of industrial and commercial products through its Climate segment and Industrial segment. Yesterday the stock closed at $58.73, gaining 0.15% from its previous close. Its 52 week range is of $53.39 and $71.75. The stock has traded almost 5% down, year to date. The company has market capitalization of $15.85 billion with total 269.90 million shares outstanding.

100 Best Corporate Citizens List:

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR) was recently listed on the Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 15th annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens List”. Ingersoll-Rand is considered to be a global leader in creating efficient, sustainable and comfortable environments and its inclusion on the list was based on its performance in seven key areas, including environmental, climate change, finance, governance, human rights, employee relations and philanthropy.

Corporate Responsibility Officers Association and Corporate Responsibility Magazine are committed to advance corporate accountability and responsibility. For “100 Best Corporate Citizens List” companies from the Russell 1000 index are considered and evaluated on close to 300 date elements from publicly available data sources.

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR)’s Senior Vice President – Human Resources, Communications and Corporate Affairs, Marcia Avedon expressed, “We are honored to be included on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. Ingersoll Rand is uniquely positioned to help our customers find solutions to critical global needs, such as reducing energy demand and improving productivity. In doing so, we help our customers attain their business and sustainability goals and positively impact our role as a corporate citizen globally.”

Other Recognitions:

Earlier this year, Ingersoll-Rand was also recognized among FORTUNE Magazines’ “World’s Most Admired Companies” in 2014 for the second consecutive year. The company was ranked 4th in the Diversified Industrial Category and also received accolades of The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in the U.S.