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Air Products Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

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Air Products Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

Company Celebrates 25th Year of Reporting Economic, Environmental, and Social Performance Data

Air Products (NYSE: APD) published its 2018 Sustainability Report today. The report provides the Company’s stakeholders with economic, environmental and social performance data from the prior year, in accordance with the most recent Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards Core option. 

2018 marks Air Products’ 25th year of publicly reporting Corporate Social Responsibility-related data and information. The full Report is available at www.airproducts.com/Company/Sustainability/sustainability-reports.aspx.

Highlights of the GRI Report include: Air Products’ commitment to safety, including delivering the best safety performance in the Company’s more than 75-year history; how Sustainability is at the core of its business providing industrial gases and applications expertise to customers; and progress against its 2020 sustainability performance goals, underpinned by the Company’s “Grow, Conserve, and Care” sustainability strategy

“It takes a dedicated, 24/7 effort to drive improvements in our own sustainability performance while developing innovative products and solutions that benefit our customers’ processes,” said Seifi Ghasemi, Air Products chairman, president and CEO. “In this, our 25th year of reporting, I could not be prouder of the progress our 15,000 employees around the world have made, and I know they remain committed to our core values, operating safely every day, and achieving the sustainability performance goals we have set as a global company.”

Under its “Grow, Conserve and Care” strategy, Air Products aims to:

  • Grow – lead the Industrial Gas industry in profitability and contribute greater than 50 percent of revenues from offerings that improve energy efficiency, lower emissions, and meet societal needs.
  • Conserve – save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve water, improve distribution efficiency and effectively manage hazardous waste.
  • Care – lead the Industrial Gas industry in safety, build a diverse and inclusive workforce, and measure the positive impacts of our employee and community engagement efforts.

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