Pall Corporation Again Named a Top Green Company by Newsweek
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, has once again been named one of the greenest companies in America by Newsweek magazine. Pall was rankedsixth in the industrial goods sector and 108th among Newsweek'sU.S. 500 list. This is the third time Pall has appeared in the NewsweekGreen Rankings®.
The 2012 Rankings comprehensively assess the environmental performance of the largest publicly traded companies in the United States and around the world. The Green Rankings are the result of a rigorous, peer-reviewed research process, including both quantitative and qualitative data from some of the world's leading environmental research organizations. Companies are ranked by their overall Green Score. Pall received an overall Green Score of 61.2. The highest ranked company on the U.S. list scored an 82.9.
"It is an honor to again be recognized in the Newsweek Green Rankings," said Larry Kingsley, Pall President and CEO. "Our environmental commitment is demonstrated by efforts at our own operations as well as through solutions we provide customers to help them achieve their environmental goals."
Pall's approach to environmental stewardship is proactive and anchored in a culture of continuous improvement. Committees at Pall facilities oversee on-site programs to identify and implement strategies to achieve sustainability goals. The company's innovations help customers meet environmental goals by purifying and conserving water, consuming less energy, making alternative energy possible and minimizing emissions and waste.
Pall participates in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global initiative to inventory GHG emissions and evaluate the risk of climate change to business operations. Pall's annual GHG inventory provides important baseline information that is used to make informed and effective policy decisions to reduce carbon footprint. Pall also has been included in the Cleantech Index since 2006 and has been a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index since 2001.
The Newsweek Green Rankings assess companies based on their actual environmental footprint, management of that footprint, and sustainability communications. The rankings provide a reliable, cross-industry framework for comparing the environmental commitment and performance of major companies. Newsweek produces the Green Rankings in collaboration with two leading environmental research organizations, Trucost and Sustainalytics. The Green Rankings methodology and weightings were formulated in consultation with an advisory panel convened by Newsweek, whose members served independently of their respective organizations.
To read the Newsweek article, visit greenrankings.newsweek.com
To see how Pall helps its customers to enable a greener, safer future and to download the company's latest corporate sustainability report, visit www.pall.com/green
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL) is a filtration, separation and purification leader providing solutions to meet the critical fluid management needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry. Pall works with customers to advance health, safety and environmentally responsible technologies. The Company's engineered products enable process and product innovation and minimize emissions and waste. Pall Corporation is an S&P 500 company serving customers worldwide. Pall has been named a "top green company" by Newsweek magazine. To see how Pall is helping enable a greener, safer, more sustainable future, follow us on Twitter @PallCorporation or visit www.pall.com/green.
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