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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.

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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2020 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company


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May 2020 - Linde today announced it has been recognized as a Top Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc, an organization that measures the top global companies for workplace diversity and a culture of inclusion. This is the second consecutive year that Linde plc has been commended by DiversityInc.

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Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2020


March 2020 - Linde was named to the Forbes 2020 list of The Best Employers for Diversity. Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to highlight America’s top 500 employers for diversity. The third annual list ranks employers that not only received the most recommendations, but also boast the most diverse boards and executive ranks, and the most proactive diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index Score of 90


March 2020 - Linde was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, receiving a score of 90 percent on the 2020 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.