Oshkosh Corporation Recognized by Newsweek as One of America’s Greenest Companies 2024
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Nov 7, 2023) – Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, is pleased to be recognized as one of “America’s Greenest Companies 2024” by Newsweek. Published in partnership with Plant-A Insights Group and GIST Impact, the list recognizes the top 300 American companies for their progress in managing their sustainability footprint.
Companies were evaluated on four criteria: greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, waste generation, and sustainability data disclosure and commitments.
“A focus on sustainability is in our DNA. We continually raise the bar on our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance to make steady progress towards our long-term sustainability goals,” said Kevin Tubbs, vice president, chief ethics, compliance and sustainability officer, Oshkosh Corporation. “We’re honored to be recognized for our sustainability efforts by Newsweek.”
Innovating solutions that reduce environmental impact, including the expansion of its purpose-built, battery-electric-powered products is a priority at Oshkosh. The company’s electric vehicle (EV) offerings now include North America’s first fully integrated, zero-emission electric refuse collection vehicle, North America’s first electric fire truck, the world’s first all-electric scissor lift, the next-generation delivery vehicle (NGDV) for the United States Postal Service and an electric airport rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicle.
Oshkosh continuously looks for ways to lower the environmental and carbon footprint of our products, while enhancing safety, quality, efficiency and durability. The company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for four consecutive years, has been named one of America’s Most Responsible and One of the World’s Most Trustworthy Companies by Newsweek, is one of FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies and has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical companies.
To learn more, or to access the fiscal year 2022 Sustainability Report, please click here oshkoshcorp.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, JBT AeroTech and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit www.oshkoshcorp.com.
®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.
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