DANBURY, Conn., May 3, 2016 – Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a Fortune 250 company and a recognized global leader in sustainable development, has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for the fourth consecutive year. The magazine is a leading publication that provides case studies, analyzes best practices and tracks trends in corporate responsibility.
Praxair was recognized for its leadership and achievements based on the company’s performance across a variety of categories, including climate change and environmental responsibility, financial performance, governance, employee relations, human rights and philanthropy. Rankings are based on publicly available information of companies listed on the Russell 1000® Index.
“We are honored to be recognized again this year by CR Magazine as a leader in corporate social responsibility,” said Dr. Anne Roby, senior vice president. “This achievement recognizes our employees’ dedication to responsible business practices, the environment, our local communities and the creation of advanced applications technologies that help improve customer productivity and reduce emissions.”
Praxair applications have enabled customers to avoid more than twice the greenhouse gases than were emitted in all of the company’s operations and to provide safe drinking water to more than 70 million people. Additionally, in 2015, Praxair employees executed more than 300 community engagement projects that benefitted nearly 350,000 people or 12 beneficiaries for every employee.
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 13th consecutive year and to the 2015 CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. Additionally, Praxair was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in America in 2016. 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.
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2015 sales of $11 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.