DANBURY, Conn., July 17, 2017 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has again been recognized as a leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices by STOXX Ltd., a global index provider.
The STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index is made up of a series of ESG indices, which are based on sustainability data provided by Sustainalytics, a global provider of ESG research and analysis serving the responsible investment and socially responsible investment markets. Praxair was selected for the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index, Global ESG Social Leaders Index, Global ESG Governance Leaders Index and North America ESG Leaders 50, for the seventh consecutive year.
"Praxair is committed to our core values of environmental, governance and social sustainability throughout our businesses globally,” said Praxair Chief Sustainability Officer, Dr. Riva Krut. “Our employees are leading the way, ensuring best practices in ESG are followed each day in our operations. Sustainable development is ingrained in the way we do business at Praxair and this latest recognition highlights the hard work of all of our people.”
Praxair has been widely recognized for its efforts supporting global sustainable development, including being named to the 2016 World Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the 14th consecutive year and also being named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute.
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11 billion, is a leading industrial gas 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.