United Rentals Issues Corporate Responsibility Report

STAMFORD, Conn. - Oct 27, 2014

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), the world’s largest equipment rental company, today announced the release of its Corporate Responsibility Report. The report documents the company’s activities related to ethics, corporate governance, occupational health and safety, diversity, environmental stewardship and social responsibility during 2012 and 2013.

Michael Kneeland, chief executive officer of United Rentals, said, “Our commitment to corporate responsibility goes far beyond simple compliance. United Rentals is guided by clearly defined principles based on respect for our employees, customers, communities and the environment. These principles are at the heart of our ability to manage our business in sustainable ways for the good of all our stakeholders.”

The United Rentals Corporate Responsibility Report conforms to Global Reporting Initiative™ G4 Guidelines. The report is available for download at www.UnitedRentals.com.


About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 882 rental locations in 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The company’s approximately 12,500 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 3,300 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $8.61 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at UnitedRentals.com.


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