Air Liquide China wins "Best Brand Image" award for third consecutive year at 7th China Finance Summit

2018-07-19 16:51 1588

SHANGHAI, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 19, Air Liquide China was granted the "Best Brand Image" award for the third consecutive year at the 7th China Finance Summit held in Beijing. The award recognizes the brand awareness and influence of companies operating in China. Air Liquide China was among 40 leading companies from a wide range of industries receiving the award.

"Best Brand Image" award
"Best Brand Image" award

Co-organized by more than 20 news and business media in China – including, China Daily, and PR Newswire – the China Finance Summit is one of China's largest and most influential business events focusing on sharing best business practices and values. The event also honors organizations and individuals contributing significantly to the country's economic growth and social advancement.

Marcelo Fioranelli, President and CEO of Air Liquide China, commented: "Air Liquide China is honored to receive this award for the third consecutive time. This award recognizes our positive image as a responsible corporate citizen and inspires us to continue our efforts to promote sustainable economic development in the local communities in which we operate."

Contributing to sustainability is a fundamental commitment of Air Liquide. The company launched its latest corporate sustainability program in 2016, which covers 3 areas of focus: solutions for clean industry, solutions for clean transportation, and measures to promote local developments. In support of this strategy, Air Liquide China advocates an eco-friendly and customer-centric mindset throughout its daily business operations and supply chain, in addition to promoting CSR activities under its "Air Liquide Care" program.

"Best Social Responsibility Project" award
"Best Social Responsibility Project" award

These efforts also earned the company the "Best Social Responsibility Project" award and another HR employer branding award at the "Employer Branding Creativity Awards in Greater China 2018" in Shanghai on July 19. The event was co-organized by several leading human resource and employer branding companies.

Air Liquide in 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 3.5 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 revenues amounted to €20.3 billion in 2017 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.

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Source: Air Liquide China
Keywords: Chemical Gas Oil/Energy