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Awards and Recognition


External Recognition


We work hard to exceed the expectations of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and the communities in which we operate. Below are some of the awards and recognition that we've earned.

DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2016 - 2021)


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May 2021 -Linde has been named a 2021 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for the sixth consecutive year. The DiversityInc annual survey benchmarks employers' diversity and inclusion programs, practices, policies and outcomes. Each year DiversityInc assesses over 1,000 organizations based on company-submitted data across six key areas: diversity metrics, leadership accountability, talent programs, workplace practices, supplier diversity and philanthropy.

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Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Diversity (2020 - 2021)


May 2021 - Linde has been included in the Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2021 list for the second consecutive year. The list identifies the top 500 US companies for diversity and inclusion, based on interviews with 50,000 employees who rate their organizations on criteria such as age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation equality and overall diversity. 

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Bloomberg (2018 - 2021) Gender-Equality Index (GEI)


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March 2021 - Linde has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which tracks the financial performance of companies Bloomberg considers to be most committed to gender equality. Members are selected based on a rigorous assessment of their disclosure and performance scores in 74 metrics across five key areas: leadership & talent pipeline; equal pay; inclusive culture; policies and brand. Linde has been included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index since its launch in 2018, initially as Praxair.

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Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index Score of 90 (2020 - 2021)


March 2021 - Linde was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, receiving a score of 90 percent on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the premier benchmarking survey measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality in the U.S. Our company joins the ranks of more than 1,000 major U.S. businesses that were rated this year.