Rockwell Collins joins EPA Climate Leaders program
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (October 12, 2006) - As a part of its continued commitment to sustainable practices, Rockwell Collins announced today its participation in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Climate Leaders program. By participating in Climate Leaders, Rockwell Collins has pledged to reduce its corporate-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The company is evaluating current energy usage and emission levels and will announce its five-year goal in March 2007.
Launched in February 2002, EPA’s Climate Leaders is an industry-government partnership that works to develop long-term comprehensive corporate climate change strategies.
“Rockwell Collins’ voluntary participation in EPA’s Climate Leaders program demonstrates a serious commitment to corporate social responsibility,” said Kathleen Hogan, Director of EPA’s Climate Protection Partnerships Division. Rockwell Collins reduction goal will help lead the way in improving our environment and reducing the risks of climate change"
Climate Leaders Partners set a corporate-wide greenhouse gas reduction goal and inventory their emissions to measure progress. By reporting inventory data to EPA, Partners create a lasting record of their accomplishments. Partners also identify themselves as corporate environmental leaders and strategically position themselves as climate change policy continues to unfold.
Climate Leaders Partners represent a variety of sectors, from heavy manufacturing to banking and retail. These companies all strive to set the standard for greenhouse gas management in their sectors, and more broadly in the U.S. economy.
Rockwell Collins is actively involved in implementing environmental principles across its global business. In 2005, the company was recognized as a Performance Track Corporate Leader by the EPA’s National Environmental Performance Track (NEPT) for its commitment to implementing programs that protect the environment.
Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronics solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications and information management is strengthened by 17,000 employees, and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.
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