Air Liquide China honored by media with two awards for outstanding CSR practices

Air Liquide China has recently earned another two awards for its excellent CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) practices, in addition to the two CSR awards received in last December.
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SHANGHAI, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 30, Air Liquide China was presented with the "Responsible Brand" award at the 2017 China Charity Festival in Beijing for the third consecutive time. Co-organized by more than 20 of China's mainstream media, the event is dedicated to recognizing and promoting companies exhibiting "charitable spirit and deeds."

"Responsible Brand" Award Trophy
"Responsible Brand" Award Trophy

Earlier this month, Air Liquide China was named "Model Corporate Citizen" of 2017 at the annual award ceremony organized by China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation and China Chemical Industry News (a Chinese industry newspaper) in Beijing.

"Responsible Brand" award at the 2017 China Charity Festival
"Responsible Brand" award at the 2017 China Charity Festival

Marcelo Fioranelli, Air Liquide China Chairman and CEO commented: "2017 has been a fruitful year for Air Liquide China, not only in terms of business development, but also in external recognitions of our dedication to the sustainable development of the local communities. These rewards encourage us to continue our journey as a responsible corporate citizen in the years to come."

CCIN "Model Corporate Citizen" of 2017
CCIN "Model Corporate Citizen" of 2017

In 2016, Air Liquide launched a new Corporate Sustainability Program (CSP) which focuses on solutions for cleaner industries, solutions for cleaner transportation, and local development initiatives. Echoing the strategy, Air Liquide China is increasingly advocating an eco-friendly and customer-centric mindset throughout its daily business operations and supply chain, besides promoting a series of CSR activities under its "Air Liquide Care" program.

Air Liquide in China

Air Liquide China operates nearly 90 plants and employs more than 4,000 employees today. With a strong presence in the key coastal industrial areas, Air Liquide China is now expanding into the center, south and west. Its main business activities include industrial and medical gas operations, Engineering & Construction (designing, manufacturing and installing air separation units/hydrogen facilities), as well as innovation activities.

Air Liquide

The world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 65,000 employees and serves more than 3 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide's scientific territory and have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902.

Air Liquide's ambition is to lead its industry, deliver long term performance and contribute to sustainability. The company's customer-centric transformation strategy aims at profitable growth over the long term. It relies on operational excellence, selective investments, open innovation and a network organization implemented by the Group worldwide. Through the commitment and inventiveness of its people, Air Liquide leverages energy and environment transition, changes in healthcare and digitization, and delivers greater value to all its stakeholders.

Air Liquide's revenue amounted to EUR 18.1 billion in 2016 and its solutions that protect life and the environment represented more than 40% of sales. Air Liquide is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (compartment A) and belongs to the CAC 40, EURO STOXX 50 and FTSE4Good indexes.

Source: Air Liquide China