LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has again earned a place on the CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) for transparent and quality disclosure of climate-related information.
The CDLI includes the top 10 percent of reporting companies scored on a scale of 100 for completeness of reported information and carbon emissions and energy data quality. For 2015, Air Products received a disclosure score of 100% and was graded a B on emissions performance.
"Air Products has participated in every CDP request for climate strategy information since its inception," noted Joe Pietrantonio, vice president, Environment, Health, Safety & Quality and chair of the company's Sustainability Leadership Council. "We believe in openly sharing data as evidenced by our 100% disclosure score and using that data to drive improvements for our customers and for our company."
CDP works with 822 institutional investors, representing more than US$95 trillion in assets, providing the world's only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information.
In addition to the CDLI, Air Products remains a component of other prestigious sustainability indices and is recognized for its sustainability practices and achievements around the globe. The company's 2015 CDP submission and more information is available on its sustainability web site.
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, which Air Products intends to spin-off by September 2016, 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.
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