Air Products’ Sustainability Success Earns Spot in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook for the 10th Time
PRNewswire/ — Air Products’ (NYSE:APD) sustainability efforts have earned the Company a spot in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook for the 10th time.
The Sustainability Yearbook 2022, published by S&P Global is one of the world’s most comprehensive publications providing in-depth analysis on corporate responsibility. The annual ranking showcases the sustainability performance of the world’s largest companies in their respective industries. S&P Global assessed over 7,500 companies across over 60 industries this year. To earn a spot in the yearbook, a company must rank within the top 15 percent of companies in its industry for its sustainability efforts.
“Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. It is our growth strategy at Air Products,” said Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and CEO at Air Products. “We have made tremendous investments to help speed the energy transition and a build a cleaner, more sustainable energy future. We are proud to again be included in S&P’s Global Sustainability Yearbook.”
Manjit Jus, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG Research, S&P Global said, “We congratulate Air Products on inclusion in The Sustainability Yearbook 2022. Over 7,000 companies were assessed, and this distinction highlights dedication to sustainable business practices.”
Inclusion in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022 is Air Products’ latest recognition for its sustainability and corporate responsibility efforts. Recently, it was announced that, for the sixth year in a row, Air Products had earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index.
In addition, Air Products received the Best Carbon Management Initiative Award from Chemical Week for its innovative net-zero hydrogen energy complex in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and the Company was recognized by Barron’s as the top climate aligned company in its 2021 Ranking of the Most Sustainable Companies in America. Overall, Barron’s ranked Air Products 13th on its 100 Most Sustainable Companies list. Air Products also was awarded a gold medal rating for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance from EcoVadis, a multinational CSR ratings agency, for the fifth year in a row, and was named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, published by 3BL Media, for the 10th consecutive year.