For the third consecutive year, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes has counted Air Products among the best performing sustainable companies in the world.

Through the cooperation of Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Limited and SAM Group, the DJSI provide asset managers with objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios valued at more than three billion euro.

Only the top ten percent of the world's largest 2,500 companies are included in the prestigious DJSI World based on a ranking against comprehensive \\$quot;triple bottom line\\$quot; (economic, environmental and social) criteria.

The latest results are available at www.sustainability-indexes.com with 58 industry sectors tracked by DJSI in 34 countries.