Air Products has been rated as the top climate-aligned company by Barron’s as part of its 2021 Ranking of the Most Sustainable Companies in the US.

Appearing on the list for the third consecutive year, Air Products ranked 13th out of 100 companies that appeared on the list and was specifically recognised for its investment its hydrogen project in NEOM. 

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“Sustainability is at the heart of what we do. Our industrial gases, technologies and applications enable customers around the world to reduce their energy use, lower emissions and increase productivity,” said Seifi Ghasemi, Air Products’ Chairman, President and CEO.

“We are proud to be recognised by Barron’s for our sustainability efforts and solutions but know there is always more work to be done, which is why Air Products is playing a lead role in addressing significant energy and environmental challenges through gasification, carbon capture and hydrogen for mobility solutions around the world.”

For its fourth annual list of the most sustainable companies, Barron’s worked with Calvert Research & Management, a top sustainable investing firm, which analysed the 1,000 largest US publicly held companies, measured by market capitalisation.

Each company was rated in five key stakeholder categories: shareholders, employees, customers, community and planet.