Customers are calling for climate action – from manufacturers, water utilities and building owners. Shareholders want it. The United Nations’ climate reports continue to give dire warnings – “Every tonne of CO₂ emissions adds to global warming,” says a headline in the 2021 report, recommending urgent action.
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are driving that action.2In response, companies all over the world are pursuing new ways to be more sustainable. They are forming new visions and strategies based around the SDGs. They are pledging bold CO₂-reduction targets and energy-saving goals. While there are many low-hanging fruits in ways to save energy and cut carbon, there is a major, often overlooked opportunity for nearly every factory, building or utility: the pumps, their processes and the potential for savings.