From optimizing manufacturing operations and expanding recycling efforts, to designing products and systems that increase productivity and efficiency, Parker team members are taking action to conserve resources and help protect the environment for future generations.
As a global industrial leader, Parker’s manufacturing operations can have a significant and widespread impact on the world, and the company recognizes the importance of acting responsibly with the planet’s natural resources.
Today Parker recycles more than 85% of the waste generated from its manufacturing operations, and the company continues to make progress towards its goal of reducing water use and volume of waste sent to landfills by 20% between 2015 and 2020.
Given the scope of Parker’s manufacturing operations, increasing energy efficiency represents a significant opportunity to reduce environmental impact. Parker has reduced absolute energy consumption by 54% and greenhouse gas emissions by 52% since calendar year 2004. Since 2008, Parker has reported its energy and emissions data to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). In 2017, Parker’s Climate Change Score ranked in the top quartile among our diversified industrial peer companies.