April 21, 2015 Lehigh Valley, Pa.
Air Products (NYSE:APD) has once again been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens List (2015), which recognizes public companies with outstanding corporate responsibility performance.
The top 100 corporate responsibility leaders are selected from the large-cap Russell 1000® based on an assessment of 303 data points of disclosure and performance measures across seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support.
Commenting on the recognition, Air Products’ Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Seifi Ghasemi said, “As the people of Air Products move forward and execute our strategy, fundamental values like sustainability remain at the heart of our value proposition and relationships with our customers, shareholders, and operating communities around the world. We are very honored to again be recognized for our performance and citizenship.”
Aligning its sustainability efforts under the economic, environmental and social categories of “Grow, Conserve and Care,” Air Products seeks to grow responsibly through sustainability-driven opportunities that benefit our customers and the world; conserve resources and reduce environmental footprints through cost-effective improvements; and care for employees, customers and communities, protecting its license to operate and grow. The company serves dozens of industries, providing gases, materials, technologies and applications solutions that improve customers’ energy efficiency, productivity, environmental performance and productivity.
To learn more about Sustainability at Air Products, visit the company’s Sustainability Web site.
About CR Magazine
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About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a leading industrial gases company. For nearly 75 years, the company has provided atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and related equipment to manufacturing markets including metals, food and beverage, refining and petrochemical, and natural gas liquefaction. Air Products’ materials technologies segment serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. Over 20,000 employees in 50 countries are working to make Air Products the world’s safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. In fiscal 2014, Air Products had sales of $10.4 billion and was ranked number 276 on the Fortune 500 annual list of public companies. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the Company’s Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2014.