Cummins asks entrepreneurs to pitch ideas to reduce carbon footprint

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Columbus-based Cummins is asking entrepreneurs for ideas on how it can reduce its carbon footprint.

The engine manufacturer is modeling the competition after a similar program it started in the United Kingdom. It resulted in Cummins adopting several new energy initiatives, including converting gas waste from the engine testing process into energy the company could use on site.

Indirect Purchasing Leader Priscila Mendes says the goal is for Cummins to start purchasing products from companies with winning submissions.

Read the full story from Indiana Public Media.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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