PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., September 22, 2009 -
Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation
and purification, has been named one of the greenest companies in
America by Newsweek magazine. Pall was ranked second in the
industrial goods sector and 47th among America's 500 largest
companies. The publication’s first-ever list of "Green Companies"
appears in the September 28th issue.
For more than a year, Newsweek analyzed data compiled by three
research partners to determine scores for environmental impact, green
policies and reputation. These scores were then combined with each
company’s greenhouse gas emissions and weighted. Pall received an
overall Green Score of 81.94. According to Newsweek, many of the
companies that finished in the top 100 are recognized leaders in
Pall is a partner in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate
Leaders program, an industry-government partnership committed to
developing long-term climate change strategies. Pall also participates
in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global initiative to inventory
greenhouse gas (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 the company’s carbon footprint.
The company adopted aggressive environmental sustainability goals as
part of its long-term plan. Pall is on track to reduce its global carbon
footprint by 10 percent in each of three categories – energy
consumption, carbon emissions and waste output – by 2010.
“We are gratified to be ranked so favorably on Newsweek’s inaugural
Green Companies list. Pall is dedicated to helping customers minimize
their carbon footprints, maximize recycling and waste reduction efforts,
and ensure the most efficient utilization of natural resources and raw
materials. Our message to customers, employees and communities is the
same. Protecting the environment is the right thing to do,” said Eric
Krasnoff, Chairman and CEO.
To see how Pall helps its customers to enable a greener, safer future
and to learn about the company's corporate sustainability initiatives,
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) is a filtration, separation and purification
leader providing Total Fluid ManagementSM solutions to meet
the critical needs of customers in biopharmaceutical, hospital and
transfusion medicine, energy and alternative energy, electronics,
municipal and industrial water, aerospace, transportation and broad
industrial markets. Together with our customers, we foster health,
safety and environmentally responsible technologies. The Company’s
engineered solutions enable process and product innovation and minimize
emissions and waste. Pall Corporation, with total revenues of $2.3
billion for fiscal 2009, is an S&P 500 company with more than 10,000
employees servicing customers worldwide. To see how Pall is helping
enable a greener and more sustainable future, visit www.pall.com.