North American industrial gas player, Air Products, described itself as, “very proud” to be recognised for the improvements it is making in sustainability performance.

Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR) named Air Products as among its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2012. The accolade is judged upon various criteria including, climate change, employee relations, finance and philanthropy.

We are very proud to be recognised by CR Magazine for the improvements we’re driving in sustainability performance.

John McGlade, Chairman, President and CEO of Air Products

Air Products is one of 100 companies selected from among the large-cap Russell 1000® based on 324 data elements, across seven categories.

John McGlade, Chairman, President and CEO of Air Products, remarked, “We are very proud to be recognised by CR Magazine for the improvements we’re driving in sustainability performance.”

He added, “As we work to safely and responsibly care for each other, our communities and the global environment, sustainability remains a core value – an integral part of who we are and of what we do.”

“It’s also an important driver of our growth. Customers in more than 30 industries are more productive, energy efficient and sustainable through our products and applications expertise.”

The accolade is decided upon via seven categories: climate change, employee relations, environmental, financial, governance, human rights, and philanthropy.

Environmental, social and governance firm IW Financial provides the data, and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association - a professional society focused on advancing corporate responsibility within companies worldwide - governs the methodology.