Guildford, UK, June 17, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has been named a top 25 company on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2020 list, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance amongst the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is based on 141 transparency and performance factors in eight pillars: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights, stakeholders and society and ESG performance.
"We are honored to be recognized as a leader in corporate social responsibility," said Riva Krut, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Linde. "We see this achievement as recognition of Linde's unwavering commitment to the environment, responsible business practices and the local communities we serve."
In April 2020, Linde was awarded a Silver Class distinction in The Sustainability Yearbook 2020, published by S&P Global in collaboration with RobecoSAM. Linde is a member of the Ethibel Sustainability Index, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the FTSE4Good Index.
Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2019 sales of $28 billion (€25 billion). We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.
The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals & refining, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.
For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com.