Our Commitment / Corporate Charter

We approach our commitments from the framework of responsible value creation, which recognizes our fundamental duty to operate according to sound social, environmental and people-related practices as we seek to create value for our customers, employees, communities and shareholders.

Our Corporate Charter articulates the core tenets of responsible value creation:

  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and communities.
  • Minimize and continuously seek to reduce environmental impacts associated with our business activities.
  • Align business practices and policies to reflect our responsibilities as a corporate citizen and to support mutually beneficial outcomes across our stakeholder groups.

2030 Goals

Using 2019 as a baseline, we intend to:

Reduce our Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions intensity by


Reduce our non-toxic waste to landfill intensity by


Reduce our Total Reportable Incident Rate (TRIR) annually to


Environmental Commitment

Our commitment to the environment requires that we direct resources and efforts toward strategies and activities that help reduce our overall environmental impact. We pledge to ease the effects of our business on the environment through a systematic approach involving all functional groups of our organization from supplier to disposal. We seek to reduce both the use of natural resources and the waste from our facilities.

Governance Commitment

Our ESG governance starts at the highest level of our company. Our board is dedicated to maintaining trust that requires adopting strong ethical and compliance standards and ensuring strong leadership and oversight. We know that our ethical reputation is one of our greatest assets, as our culture is guided by a strong corporate governance structure.



Office of Sustainability

For more information or questions regarding Herc Rentals Sustainability programs, please contact