* At Eaton, we believe that we owe it to future generations to leave the world a little "greener." And the power to make that happen is in our hands. We are working toward operating more efficiently and sustainably, and we're helping our customers do the same.

For example, all of our manufacturing facilities are certified to ISO 14001, an international standard for environmental management systems. We routinely review environmental performance at each of our facilities and strive to improve our impact.
 

2016 sustainability metrics

  • 2016

    Emission rates are generated using World Resources Institute-recommended CO2 conversion factors, which account for variations by region. These conversion factors are based on typical energy generation methods, such as those using fossil fuels or other energy sources. When we compare 2016 to 2015, sales from the manufacturing plants that make up Eaton’s GHG profile decreased by 53%.

    Since 2014, we have reduced the total amount of GHG generated by our operations from 1,020,000 metric tons to 959,000, which equals a 6.0% reduction. Indexed to sales, we increased our GHG emissions by 7.3% over the period. View our 2016 sustainability metrics

  • 2016

    Energy consumption data was compiled from a majority of Eaton’s manufacturing plants worldwide. of the sites reporting, 16% were located in Asia Pacific; 29% in Europe, the Middle East and Africa; 3% in South America; 53% in North America. When we compare 2016 to 2015, sales from the manufacturing plants that make up Eaton’s energy profile decreased by 5.3%.

    Since 2014, we have reduced the total energy used by our operations from 2,606 million to 2,409 million kilowatt-hours, which equals a 7.5% reduction. Indexed to sales, we increased usage by 5.6% over the period. View our 2016 sustainability metrics

  • 2016

    Water consumption data reported a majority of Eaton's water consumption at manufacturing plants worldwide. Of the site reporting, 17% were in Asia Pacific; 30% in Europe, the Middle East and Africa; 4% in South America; and 49% in North America. When we compare 2016 to 2015, sales from the manufacturing plants used to create Eaton’s water profile decreased by 5.3%.

    Since 2014, we have reduced water consumption from 5,751,000 to 4,834,000 cubic meters, which equals a 15.9% reduction. Indexed to sales, we reduced water usage by 4.0% over the period. View our 2016 sustainability metrics

  • 2016

    Waste to landfill data were compiled from a majority of Eaton’s manufacturing plants worldwide. Of the sites reporting, 16% were in Asia Pacific; 30% in Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and 50% in North America. When we compare 2016 to 2015, sales from the manufacturing plants used to create Eaton’ss waste profile decreased by 5.3%.

    Since 2014, we have reduced the waste sent to landfill by our operations from 39,609 to 26,872 metric tons, which equals a 32.2% reduction. View our 2016 sustainability metrics