Cooper launches ESG initiative

By Keefe Borden20 October 2021

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Houston, Texas-based Cooper Machinery Services (Cooper) has launched an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) platform on its website. The new section of Cooper’s website is a manifestation of the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility across all operations and outlines the environmental initiatives it has undertaken. The site also demonstrates products and services that assist Cooper’s customers accelerate their sustainability goals.

Cooper, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, was formed in 2019 but has a history of more than 185 years of integrity culture and ethical behavior while operating as a socially responsible business with best-in-class health, safety and labor standards, the company said.

A cornerstone of Cooper’s ESG program is the production of products and services that maintain, upgrade and overhaul large industrial gas and diesel engines to perform in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner, Cooper said.

As an example, in addition to reducing methane (CH4) and other GHGs, Cooper also offers a complete upgrade solution for 0.5 g/bhp-hr. NOx emission for all Clark, Cooper-Bessemer, Ingersoll Rand and Worthington slow speed engine models. This solution helps reduce engine NOx emissions to below government regulated standards anywhere in the world and is already running successfully in many engines with multiple customers in the United States, the company said.

“We are enthusiastic about our responsibility to be a good corporate citizen,” said John Sargent, Cooper’s CEO. “Our corporate culture embraces high standards in ethics, safety, quality, social responsibility, compliance and the environment.”

In addition to its environmental initiatives, Cooper proactively invests in comprehensive social programs across its global operations. The company is committed to the health and safety of its employees with its safety-first, zero injury culture, as well as health and wellness programs at facilities around the world, it said. 

Cooper recognizes that diversity of thought, background and experience is a business asset, and has implemented hiring practices and training programs to further enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization.

More information on Cooper’s ESG initiatives is available at: https://www.cooperservices.com/e-s-g/.

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