March 04, 2010 Lehigh Valley, Pa.
Corporate Responsibility Magazine has named Air Products (NYSE:APD) to its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, a top ranking of corporate responsibility leaders based on publicly available information.
Air Products was one of 100 companies selected from among the large-cap Russell 1000® based on more than 360 data points in seven categories: environment, climate change, human rights, philanthropy, employee relations, financial performance and governance. The data are provided by environmental, social and governance firm IW Financial, and the methodology is governed by the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association, a professional society focused on advancing corporate responsibility within companies worldwide.
“As a company, we are focused on creating value for all our stakeholders—our customers, our shareholders, the communities in which we operate, and our employees. We are honored to be recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine as one of the companies that does this best,” said John McGlade, chairman, president and chief executive officer.
For more information about corporate responsibility at Air Products, visit our Sustainability web site.
Air Products (NYSE:APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services. Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. In fiscal 2009, Air Products had revenues of $8.3 billion, operations in more than 40 countries, and 18,900 employees around the globe. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
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