MUNICH, GERMANY--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - On 24 September 2012, Linde AG will be added
Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI World) in acknowledgement of continued
progress in its sustainability performance. Analysts at the Sustainable Asset
Management Group (SAM) recognized in particular the Group's activities in the
areas of climate change, environmental management systems and risk and crisis
"We take a long-term perspective. Which is why our business model is
strategically focused on sustainability and global megatrends -- a decision
has been validated by our inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index,"
Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, CEO of Linde AG.
The internationally renowned share index for sustainability performance
the top 10 percent among the 2,500 largest companies listed on the Dow Jones
Global Index. The companies represent 58 different industry sectors and are
ranked by SAM analysts according to various environmental, economic and social
The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around
50,500 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2011 financial
year, it generated revenue of EUR 13.787 bn. The strategy of The Linde Group
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
the environment -- in every one of its business areas, regions and locations
across the globe. The Group is committed to technologies and products that
the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
For more information, see The Linde Group online at http://www.linde.com
The current Corporate Responsibility Report is available online at
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