Sustainable Triumph: Trane's Global Recognition

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Trane Technologies shines on Corporate Knights' 2024 Global 100 list, claiming the top spot in Building Products and securing 23rd place overall. Recognized for its unwavering commitment to sustainability, Trane stands out among 6,000 companies assessed on key indicators like investment, carbon productivity, and diversity. Executive Paul Camuti emphasizes Trane's dedication to integrating sustainable solutions into its core business, reinforcing its long-standing strategy. Recent achievements, including zero-emission refrigeration solutions, showcase Trane's proactive approach to environmental responsibility.


Trane Technologies, a global leader in climate innovation, takes center stage on Corporate Knights' prestigious 2024 Global 100 list. Notably securing the leadership position in the Building Products sector and an impressive 23rd rank overall, Trane stands as a beacon of sustainability.

The Global 100, a renowned sustainability rating, accentuates the impact of a company's core products and services. In a comprehensive assessment encompassing 6,000 companies and 25 key performance indicators, Trane Technologies emerges as a leader in sustainable practices, encompassing investment, carbon productivity, and diversity.

Paul Camuti, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer at Trane Technologies, underscores the significance of the Global 100 inclusion. He emphasizes that the recognition reaffirms Trane's dedication to seamlessly integrating sustainable solutions into its core business, aligning seamlessly with its long-established and industry-differentiating strategy.

Trane Technologies' recent accomplishments further underscore its commitment to sustainability. In late 2023, the company successfully fulfilled its 2021 commitment to delivering fully electric, zero-direct-emission Thermo King® refrigeration solutions across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. Additionally, Trane Technologies met its low-carbon steel commitment by shipping over one million HVAC units with low-carbon steel to customers in the United States.

As part of its sustainability journey, Trane Technologies announces purchase agreements for low-carbon steel from U.S.-based companies Nucor and U.S. Steel. These agreements, covering 20% of Trane's annual steel purchases, aim to enhance the sustainability of high-efficiency heat pumps, air conditioners, and thermal management systems for homes and commercial buildings manufactured in the U.S.

Dave Regnery, Chair and CEO of Trane Technologies, emphasizes sustainability as the core of the company's strategy. Partnerships with Nucor Corporation and U. S. Steel represent steps toward achieving net-zero HVAC solutions, aligning with the SteelZero initiative's commitments for 50% net-zero steel procurement by 2030 and 100% by 2050.


Trane Technologies' prominent position on the Global 100 list validates its steadfast commitment to sustainability. The company's achievements in delivering zero-emission solutions and securing low-carbon steel partnerships showcase its proactive stance in achieving environmental goals. With a focus on innovation and industry leadership, Trane Technologies continues to shape a sustainable future.

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