Air Liquide: 2012 Reference Document Available

Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:15pm EDT

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PARIS--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

The 2012 Air Liquide (Paris:AI) Reference Document including the Corporate
Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Report was filed with the
French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) on March 14, 2013. 

This document is available in French and English on the Group`s website, section Investors - regulated information. 

Copies of this Reference Document are also available at the Company head office
in Paris (75007), France - 75, quai d`Orsay. 

The Reference Document includes the following information:

* the 2012 financial report, 
* the corporate governance and internal audit report, 
* the statutory auditors` remuneration.

Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the
environment, and is present in 80 countries with close to 50,000 employees.
Oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air Liquide`s
activities since its creation in 1902. Using these molecules, Air Liquide
continuously reinvents its business, anticipating the needs of current and
future markets.The Group innovates for the good of society while delivering
growth and consistent performance.

Innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry`s energy
use, recover and reuse natural resources or develop the energies of tomorrow,
such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy… Oxygen for hospitals, home
healthcare, fighting nosocomial infections… Air Liquide combines many products
and technologies to develop valuable applications and services not only for its
customers but also for society.

A partner for the long term, Air Liquide relies on employee commitment, customer
trust and shareholder support to pursue its vision of sustainable, competitive
growth. The diversity of Air Liquide`s teams, businesses, markets and geographic
presence provides a solid and sustainable base for its development and
strengthens its ability to push back its own limits, conquer new territories and
build its future.

Air Liquide explores the best that air can offer to preserve life, staying true
to its Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable development approach. In
2012, the Group`s revenues amounted to € 15.3 billion of which 82% were
generated outside France. Air Liquide is listed on the Paris Euronext stock
exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40 and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx
50 indexes.

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Upcoming dates 

First quarter 2013 revenue:
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Annual General Meeting:
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
1st half revenue and results:
Tuesday July 30, 2013

Corporate Communications:
Corinne Estrade-Bordry, + 33 (0)1 40 62 51 31
Garance Bertrand, + 33 (0)1 40 62 59 62
Investor Relations:
Virginia Jeanson, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 37
Annie Fournier, +33 (0)1 40 62 57 18 

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