United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI) today announced that it has been named a Charter Member of the Campbell Institute, the environmental, health and safety (EHS) center of excellence of the National Safety Council (NSC). The Institute provides a forum for prominent companies in diverse industries to share their expertise through EHS research, partnerships and a collaborative knowledge base.
Michael Kneeland, chief executive officer of United Rentals, said, “We’re honored and excited to join the internationally respected cadre of thought leaders who comprise the Campbell Institute’s Charter Membership. We look forward to contributing our perspective to help positively impact safety and sustainability for many different types of businesses.”
The Campbell Institute vets its Charter Members in a rigorous process that identifies high-performing organizations in EHS practices. Inclusion in the Institute recognizes United Rentals’ strong commitment to its employees, communities and the environment.
“We’re truly proud to have United Rentals as a Charter Member,” said Gary Rosenblum, senior director of the Campbell Institute. “The company shares our belief that outstanding management of environmental, health and safety is at the core of business vitality and intrinsic to operational success.”About United Rentals United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. Following the acquisition of National Pump, the company has an integrated network of 876 rental locations in 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The company’s approximately 12,200 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent approximately 3,100 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $7.99 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at UnitedRentals.com.