DANBURY, Conn. May 5, 2015 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX), a Fortune 250 company and a recognized global leader in sustainable development, has again been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. Praxair placed among the top 20 companies in the list for its leadership and achievements in climate and environmental responsibility, employee engagement and diversity, and strong governance policies and practices. Rankings are based on publicly available information of companies listed on the Russell 1000® Index.
“We are proud to once again be recognized by CR Magazine as one of the best corporate citizens in the U.S.,” said Anne Roby, senior vice president. “Praxair has a culture that values and encourages community support, environmental stewardship, employee engagement and strong governance. Each day our employees around the world are making decisions based on these values and in doing so are supporting our company, our customers and the communities where we live and work. This award is a direct result of their efforts.”
CR Magazine selected Praxair based on the company’s performance across a variety of categories including climate change, employee relations, environmental responsibility, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy. IW Financial, an environmental, social and governance research firm, provided the data for the list, and the Corporate Responsibility Association, a professional society focused on advancing corporate responsibility worldwide, established the methodology.
Praxair is committed to sustainable development and has been widely recognized for its efforts. The company was named to the World Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the 12th consecutive year and Newsweek ranked Praxair No. 30 in the U.S. 500 and No. 52 in the 2014 Global 500 Newsweek Green Rankings. Additionally, the company was named by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in America in 2015 and Achievers, Inc. named Praxair one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America for 2015. For more information about Praxair’s sustainable development program, please visit the company’s Reporting Center at http://www.praxair.com/our-company/sustainable-development/reporting-center.
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2014 sales of $12.3 billion, is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. More information about Praxair, Inc. is available at www.praxair.com.
Susan Szita Gore