Editorial: Firm’s green initiatives right model for industry




When Cummins Inc. embraced product emissions regulations in the early 2000s, it marked an important step in the company becoming the industry leader in environmental sustainability.

Now, the diesel engine maker is taking another important step that other manufacturers would be wise to follow to reduce their environmental footprints.

Cummins CEO Tom Linebarger unveiled the company’s green initiative May 2, which pledges that everything the company does will lead to a cleaner, healthier and safer environment. That kind of statement definitely raises the bar for environmental sustainability, especially for a company already doing a good job in that regard.

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