Parker’s Sustainability Report Highlights How Team Members are Leading With Purpose

CLEVELAND, June 16, 2020 – Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader

in motion and control technologies, has released its 2019 Sustainability Report. Featuring

unique local initiatives that are helping to strengthen communities, conserve resources and

make a positive environmental impact at the local level, the report demonstrates how team

members around the world are living Parker’s purpose: Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs

that Lead to a Better Tomorrow.

“Even in these extraordinary and challenging times we are all facing together due to the

COVID-19 pandemic, Parker is committed to driving sustainable, long-term growth and

doing so in a way that makes the world a better place. This is our responsibility to our team

members, shareholders, customers and communities,” said Tom Williams, Chairman and

Chief Executive Officer. “As we move forward, we will continue to pursue new opportunities

to build on our strong foundation of environmental stewardship and social responsibility.”

Key achievements related to Parker’s sustainability initiatives detailed in the report include:

Safety is a core value that all Parker team members share, and by driving an ownership

culture the company has reduced its Recordable Incident Rate by 61% over the past

five years, including a 24% reduction in 2019.

The practice of volunteering and charitable giving is central to Parker’s culture, and with

matching contributions from the Parker Hannifin Foundation, this year team members

donated more than $800,000 to support dozens of local United Ways across the United


The Parker Hannifin Foundation donated nearly $6 million to hundreds of qualified

charitable organizations with a focus on communities in need, education, disaster relief

and energy and water conservation.

Given the scope of Parker’s manufacturing operations, increasing energy efficiency

represents a significant opportunity to reduce environmental impact. Since 2008, Parker

has reduced its energy index (MWh/USD) by 33% and greenhouse gas index (MT/USD)

by 27%.

Today Parker recycles more than 85% of the waste generated from its manufacturing

operations, and is working to further reduce the volume of waste sent to landfills.

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About Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more

than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better

tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.


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