For the third consecutive year, Air Products has been awarded a gold medal for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance from EcoVadis, a multinational CSR ratings agency.

EcoVadis rates and continually monitors a company’s CSR management and progress while offering tools to drive improvement.

The EcoVadis rating methodology is based on CSR criteria in four main categories: Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.

Its criteria follow verifiable international CSR standards including the Global Company Principles, the International Labour Organisation conventions, the Global Reporting Initiative Standard, and ISO 26000.

“We are proud to again earn EcoVadis’ gold medal distinction for our CSR efforts,” said Simon Moore, Air Products’ Vice-President of Investor Relations, Corporate Relations and Sustainability.

“Facing the issues of today’s world, corporate responsibility is more important than ever, and we believe every company and every employee has a role to play in building a better future.”

“At Air Products, sustainability is part of our higher purpose, and finishing in the top two percent of companies examined by EcoVadis is validation that we are delivering on that higher purpose for our customers, the communities where we live and work, our investors and our employees.”