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JUNE 2014
Pratt & Whitney Marks Environmental Milestone in Singapore with 12 Million Gallons of Water Savings a Year
Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has marked a major environmental milestone with the reduction of annual water consumption by more than 12 million gallons a year across its Singapore operations, the equivalent of more than a half a million ten-minute showers. … READ MORE

JUNE 2013
Pratt & Whitney Launches 2025 Sustainability Goals to Be Achieved by Its 100th Anniversary
Pratt & Whitney launched aggressive goals today to further improve the sustainability of its factories, suppliers and products by 2025 and increase efficiencies, create added value for its customers and employees, and lead industry efforts to reduce aviation's environmental impact. … READ MORE

MAY 2013
Pitt Researchers Find No Increase in Brain Cancer Related to Working at Connecticut Jet Engine Manufacturing Plant
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health have concluded a 12-year, multi-part study into a perceived increase in brain cancer at the Pratt & Whitney jet engine manufacturing plant in North Haven, Conn., and have found no statistically significant elevations in the overall cancer rates among the workforce. … READ MORE

University of Pittsburgh and University of Illinois at Chicago Researchers to Present Findings of Final Phase of the Pratt & Whitney Epidemiology Study at Press Conference and Public Meeting Today
Pratt & Whitney funded industry-leading researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Illinois at Chicago to conduct one of the largest workplace studies of its kind because we care about health and safety of our employees. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2012
Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Connecticut River Cleanup
The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) a GreenCircle Award for employee-led clean-up efforts on the East Hartford shoreline of the Connecticut River. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2011
Pratt & Whitney Amercon Receives OSHA Voluntary Protection Plan STAR Designation
Pratt & Whitney Amercon has been designated as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) STAR facility by the U. S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for reaching high standards in employee and facility safety practices. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2010
Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Positive Contributions to Connecticut's Environmental Health
The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) a GreenCircle Award for significant contributions made in pollution reduction at the company's East Hartford, Conn., facility. … READ MORE

MARCH 2010
Pratt & Whitney's Tedd Biddle Awarded ASTM International Award of Excellence; New Global Standard Brings Aviation Closer to Certifying First Biofuel
Pratt & Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines. … READ MORE

U.S. Green Building Council Presents Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center with Certification as First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum
The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Green Building Council today in conjunction with the China Green Building Conference presented the joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt & Whitney with certification recognizing the Shanghai Engine Center as the first facility in China to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2009
Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum
The Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd (Shanghai Engine Center), a joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt & Whitney, has become the first facility in China and the 21st outside the United States to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. … READ MORE