Linde has again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). The listing reflects the technology group’s continual improvements in sustainability performance. Analysts recognised in particular Linde’s activities in the areas of customer relationship management, compliance, and risk and crisis management.
“Sustainability is a cornerstone of our business model. We take great care to use valuable resources efficiently and develop technologies that help make our customers’ processes more environmentally friendly,” explains Dr Wolfgang Büchele, Chief Executive Officer of Linde AG. “We are delighted that our strategic approach has been recognised by independent experts.”
DJSI is an internationally renowned sustainability index. It comprises the top performing 10% among the 2,500 largest companies listed on the Dow Jones Global Index. The companies are assessed by analysts at RobecoSAM, an independent service provider specialising in sustainable investments.
In the 2013 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of (EUR)16.655bn, making it the largest gases and engineering company in the world with approximately 63,500 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment - in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.