Munich, 16 September 2015 – Technology company The Linde Group has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. Linde’s sustainability performance thus continues to rank in the top ten percent of its industry. In all, twenty categories in the areas of economic, environmental and social performance were assessed, with topics such as customer focus, innovation management and compliance coming under as much scrutiny as climate protection, product stewardship and labour practices. Linde received special recognition this year in a number of areas, in particular for its reporting on environmental and social topics.
DJSI is an internationally renowned sustainability share index. It covers the top ten percent of the 2,500 largest companies in the world listed on the S&P Global Broad Market Index. The companies are assessed by analysts from RobecoSAM, an independent service provider for sustainable investments.
The Linde Group
In the 2014 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of EUR 17.047 bn, making it the largest gases and engineering company in the world with approximately 65,500 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.
For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com