W. Scott Tew

Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
Ingersoll Rand

Scott Tew is the founder and leader of the Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand (CEES), which supports all of the company’s strategic brands – Club Car, Ingersoll Rand, Trane and Thermo King – and is responsible for forward-looking sustainability initiatives.

Since the CEES was formed in 2010, Ingersoll Rand has successfully met or exceeded its long-term goals in energy use and waste reduction, while embedding sustainability in all parts of the product development process. Key initiatives have also included launch of employee engagement and competency building programs and materiality assessments to ensure sustainability focus is in line with business drivers. The company has appeared as a top performer in both the U.S. and World Rankings for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).

Scott holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in environmental science and ecology from Livingston University. He contributed to the recently released book, Practicing Sustainability, by Springer Publishing.