LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Air Products (NYSE: APD) has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens List (2016), 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 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures across seven categories including: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support.
"I am very proud of this achievement. Air Products' employees understand the importance of Sustainability in advancing our five-point strategy," said Seifi Ghasemi, chairman, president and chief executive officer at Air Products. "Sustainability is a fundamental principle at Air Products and key to our value proposition. It is also the cornerstone of our relationships with customers, shareholders, and our neighbors in the communities where we operate around the globe. 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; that conserve resources and reduce environmental footprints through cost-effective improvements; and which care for employees, customers and communities, while protecting the company's license to operate and grow. Air Products 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 at: http://www.airproducts.com/Company/Sustainability.aspx.
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About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE: APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company celebrating 75 years of operation. The company's core Industrial Gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world's leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The company's Materials Technologies business serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries.
The company had fiscal 2015 sales of $9.9 billion and was ranked number 284 on the Fortune 500 annual list of public companies. Approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries strive to make Air Products the world's safest and best performing Industrial Gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. 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, 2015.
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