Carrier Reduces its Customers' Carbon Footprint by 68 Million Metric Tons in 2020
"The urgency of climate change requires us to be bold, to innovate and to disrupt – the future demands it. At Carrier, our focus on ESG is fundamental to our culture and our business, and we have an opportunity to make a profound impact on some of the most pressing environmental and social challenges of our time," said
Other highlights from the report include a commitment to setting company-wide science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement, achieving carbon neutral operations and the implementation of a world-class supplier sustainability program to help reduce Carrier's environmental footprint. Through our investments in energy efficiency projects, as of year-end 2020, we have reduced our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in absolute terms by over 78,000 metric tons compared with our 2015 baseline.
The company is also focused on achieving a diverse workforce that represents the communities in which we live and work, and launched a comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy that included the launch of robust programs for the recruitment and development of Black talent. This year's report includes the addition of a more comprehensive set of diversity demographic data.
"Transparency is a key driver of our ESG performance, which is why we're committed to sharing where we are doing well – and where we need to focus more attention and resources," said
Looking ahead, Carrier continues to positively impact the communities where it operates, enabling access to safe and healthy indoor environments, alleviating hunger and food waste, and encouraging employee volunteerism. Carrier is also committed to investing in STEM education programs that promote diversity and inclusion and sustainability through education, partnerships and climate resiliency programs.
The full report is available on corporate.carrier.com.
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