Commercial, Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions - September 27, 2022
United Rentals Outlines Emission Goals
United Rentals announced an agreement with Ford Motor Company to add EVs to its fleet for use by the company’s sales, service and delivery personnel.
The company outlined additional steps it is taking to reduce the environmental impact of its operations and help its customers reduce their carbon footprint, including plans to adopt more efficient technologies in its buildings and properties to further reduce GHG emissions.
These initiatives are detailed in the company's new white paper “Sustainability at United Rentals.”
United Rentals' initiatives with Ford, POWRBANK and Takeuchi, JCB and others demonstrate its commitment to providing eco-friendly equipment to the rental mix. United Rentals is working with several manufacturers to add even more environmentally friendly rental equipment to its portfolio, including more electric, dual fuel or hybrid forklifts, aerial lifts and skid steers, as well as solar-powered LED light towers.
“As a purpose-driven company committed to continuous improvement, United Rentals has set its sights on establishing new, environmentally sound ways of operating,” said Grant Zoldowski, Director, Environmental Management, United Rentals, in a statement. “As an industry leader, we are using our position to support sustainable changes on construction and industrial worksites. Together with our customers and OEM partners, we can Work United™ to leave a lighter footprint on the planet and build a better, more sustainable future.”
United Rentals is committed to reducing its GHG emissions intensity by 35% by 2030 from a 2018 baseline.