Air Products has been recognised for its contributions and commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) in China, having received the Overall Community Care Award 2021 for the seventh consecutive year.
Awarded at the 11th China Philanthropy Festival, held in Shanghai, the prize recognises Air Products’ efforts to create a more sustainable word as it leverages its innovations and offerings for a better future.
Previously at the festival, Air Products has received the Overall Community Care Award three times, the Best Social Responsibility Brand award four times and the Best Community Programme Award twice.
Saw Choon Seong, President of Air Products China, said, “Sustainability is at the core of Air Products’ strategy. Being recognised for the seventh consecutive year at the festival is a strong testament to the passion and active involvement of all our people in fulfilling Air Products’ higher purpose and contributing to a sustainable world.”
“We have been increasing our CSR efforts by leveraging our innovations and sustainable offerings even during the challenging Covid-19 pandemic. Beyond that, we will continue striving to make a positive impact on communities and create more value for our customers within the 14th five-year plan.”
Building on the company’s efforts to actively drive and participate in a variety of CSR activities, Air Products’ liquid nitrogen ambassador gas science education programme serves to foster the next generation’s interest in innovation and scientific thinking for safe and fun liquid nitrogen experiments.
Already, more than 150 sessions have been organised in over 20 cities, benefiting over 10,000 students and teachers in nearly 70 local schools.