Partnering to Facilitate Progress

Tying Together Advocacy, Education and Manufacturing

As a company committed to advancing the health and well-being of global communities, we work with leading influential organizations to achieve the common goal of creating a cleaner earth. These relationships help us keep on the forefront of information, share expertise, advocate for important policy changes, and apply today's best practices.

About CEES

The CEES works with partners to see that public policies are used as positive drivers of environmentally conscious market behaviors. This has included: tax credits for energy efficiency HVAC products; modifying a tax deduction for commercial building energy efficiency retrofits; and many other policies that impact energy and sustainability, as well as Ingersoll Rand markets.

More on Ingersoll Rand's external stakeholder engagement initiatives.


Industry Association Partners

Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy (ARAP)

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Architectural Society of China (ASC)

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA)

British Compressed Air Society (BCAS)

China Construction Metal Structure Association (CCMSA) China Fire Protection Association (CFPA)

China Refrigeration Air-Conditioning Association China Security & Protection Industry Association (CSPIA)

Chinese Association of Refrigeration Club Managers Association (CMAA)

Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI)

Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)

Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)

Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment (EASE)

Golf Course Superintendents Association (GCSA)

Hydraulic Institute Industrial Research Institute (IRI)

International Light Transportation Vehicle Association (ILTVA)

Material Handling Institute (MHI) Monorail Manufacturers Association, Inc. (MMA)

National Association of EHS Management (NAEM)

National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA)

Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)

Product Development and Management Association (PDMA)

Professional Golfers' Association (PGA)

Shanghai Safety Prevention & Alarm Association (SSPAA)



Governmental Group Partners

American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM)

China Building Science Institute Building Environment and Energy-Saving College Air-Conditioning Division

Montreal Protocol (UNEP Secretariat)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


NGO Partners

Alliance to Save Energy (ASE)

Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD)

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)

Demand Response Smart Grid (DRSG)

EDF Climate Corps

Energy Services Coalition (ESC).

Forum for the Future

Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)

Indian Institute of Sustainable Enterprise (IISE)

NC Sustainable Business Council

North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA)

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

U.S. India Business Council (USIBC)

Verband Deutscher Maschinen and Anlagenbau (VDMA)

World Environment Center (WEC)


University Partners

Carnegie Mellon - Energy Research Initiative (ERI)

Smart Grid Research Duke University - Center for Energy Development and the Global Environment (EDGE)

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Institute for Sustainable Enterprise (ISE)

UNC Charlotte - Sustainably Integrated Buildings and Sites (SIBS)


Robotics Competition

Ingersoll Rand employees work with local schools to foster interest in STEM careers amongst young people. The FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) is one program that the company has been involved in since 2010. See how employees and students built working robots from scratch!

Learn about Robotics (PDF)


Ingersoll Rand partner STEMConnector is a nationwide collaboration of companies, non-profits, professional societies, research & policy groups, and academia concerned about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education. STEMconnector offers over 3,500 profiles of organizations, programs, projects, think tanks, and more. See Ingersoll Rand profile page here.

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CEES Advisory Council

The CEES is guided by a council of global thought leaders in sustainability leadership, infrastructure development, energy policy, and technology. Their expertise helps us understand critical issues and apply that learning to our strategy, to provide more innovative products and solutions, and create a less impactful operational footprint.

Meet the Advisory Council on Sustainability (PDF)