RYE BROOK, N.Y., April 22, 2014 – Xylem was featured in Business Roundtable’s (BRT) 2014 Sustainability report. BRT is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.
Entitled Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success , the report lists Xylem as one of 150 companies committed to addressing environmental and energy challenges while driving increased economic growth and job creation.
“We are honored to be included in this community of business leaders who value sustainability,” said Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem. “Water issues impact everyone around the globe and cause ever-greater challenges in the delivery of vital resources such as food and energy. With complete understanding of the critical role of water in our society, Xylem continues to work to provide advanced technologies and services to ensure we all have safe and sustainable water supplies.”
The report issued this week is a compilation of CEO testimonials on how America’s business leaders are driving effective environmental efforts and promoting sustainable business practices. The report details how BRT CEOs pursue innovative strategies to create jobs, grow the U.S. economy and sustain and enhance the quality of life in America.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., with 2013 revenues of $3.8 billion and more than 12,500 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the last two years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.