Scott Tew serves as vice-president of sustainability and co-founder of the Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Trane Technologies (CEES) and is responsible for forward-looking sustainability initiatives aimed at transitioning to more efficient and climate-friendly solutions and minimizing resource use within company facilities.
In addition, Tew serves as a thought leader in linking public policy, economic impacts and a valuestream approach to sustainability. His recent
efforts have led to the development of world-class initiatives, including introduction of the company’s comprehensive 2030 targets, the creation of the EcoWiseTM portfolio, launch of the largest customer-facing corporate commitment to combat
climate change with the Gigaton Challenge; and as a pioneer in integrated reporting. Most recently, the company received the inaugural Terra Carta Seal for Sustainability Leadership by HRH the Prince of Wales, obtained a perfect score on the Corporate
Equality Index and the company has been consecutively listed to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for 11 years.
Tew holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in environmental science and ecology from Livingston University. He serves on the Advisory Council of the Corporate Eco Forum and the Global Sustainability Centre; as the immediate past board
chair of the World Environment Center and the US Business Council for Sustainable Development (USBCSD). He serves on the North Carolina Energy Policy Council where he chairs the Energy Efficiency policy committee and was named NC Industry Energy Leader
of the Year by Charlotte Business Journal. He is a past recipient of the “Leading the Way” award in CSR by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. Tew is the author of myriad white papers related to sustainable practices and is included in
the recently published book, Chief Sustainability Officers At Work, by Chrissa Pagitsas.