PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In its dedication to responsible, lasting management of the country’s recycling and non-hazardous strong waste, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce its inaugural participation in CDP’s 2014 climate modification program, the outcomes of which were released through the CDP S&P 500 Climate modification Report 2014. For Republic’s very first year, which will certainly produce its baseline for future submissions, Republic gained a Disclosure score of 93 from 100, which reflects its tough commitment to transparency, thoroughness and responsibility, and a C band in Performance – which Republic sees as a tough starting point for a first-year responder.
CDP is the only organization on the planet that provides a global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, control and share essential environmental information. The CDP S&P 500 Climate modification Report presents the progression accomplished by companies in lowering emissions, responding to climate-related risks and opportunities, and mobilizing influence to control climate change.
“We are encouraged by our first-year scores in the CDP Report. Establishing a starting point is crucial to our continued progression and improvement versus CDP’s clearly defined metrics,” said Pete Keller, vice president, Recycling and Customer Solutions. “We are devoted stewards of the planet’s natural resources, finding opportunities to reduce our carbon footprint while expanding our capabilities to solve our customers’ evolving recycling and waste needs. Participating in the CDP Report is yet another essential step in our promise to make this a much better environment for everyone.”
Involvement in the 2014 CDP S&P 500 Climate modification Report substantiates the Company’s commitment to offer effortless waste and recycling solutions to millions of customers across the country by putting the environment and sustainability at the focus of its firm strategy. Republic’s submission focused on environmental stewardship, sustainable practices, renewable power projects, operational excellence and transparency.
About Republic Services:
Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous strong waste. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, transfer stations, recycling centers and landfills concentrate on providing reliable environmental services and solutions for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. Republic and its employees believe in protecting the planet and applying common sense solutions to customers’ waste and recycling challenges. For a lot more information, visit the Republic website at republicservices.com.
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