Air Products Again Named to CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:20pm EDT

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LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.,  April 16, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD)-a
leading international supplier of gases, materials, equipment and technology
solutions-has again been recognized for its sustainability commitment and
performance, with Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) naming the
company one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2013.

The top 100 corporate responsibility leaders are selected from the large-cap
Russell 1000 based on publicly available information across seven categories: 
environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance,
finance and philanthropy. Environmental, social and governance firm IW Financial
provides the data, while the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association
governs the methodology.

Commenting on the honor, Air Products' Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer  John McGlade  said, "Making the world more productive, energy efficient
and sustainable is our core purpose at Air Products. Our inclusion on the 100
Best Corporate Citizens List again this year reflects our people's passion for
solving tough customer challenges, caring for our communities, and improving our
own environmental and operating performance."  

Supplying more than 30 industries, Air Products' gases, materials and
applications expertise help improve productivity, energy efficiency, product
quality and environmental performance. As global energy, environment and
emerging market trends continue to accelerate, Air Products continues to build
leading positions, including:  hydrogen for cleaner transportation fuels, oxygen
for more efficient combustion and gasification, LNG equipment for cleaner energy
production, specialty materials for electronics manufacturing, and performance
materials for end products with less environmental impact.

To learn more about Sustainability at Air Products, visit the company's 
Sustainability Web site.  

About  CR Magazine

SharedXpertise Media LLC is the publisher of  CR Magazine  (www.thecro.com), the
leading voice of the corporate responsibility profession and the publisher of
the  100 Best Corporate Citizen's List, which has been ranked one of America's
three most-important business rankings according to  PR Week.  

SharedXpertise alongside the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association
(www.croassociation.org) are also co-founders of the COMMIT!Forum, recognized
worldwide as the leading event for corporate responsibility practitioners.  

About Air Products

Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases;
performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company
has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and
sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative
solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include
semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas
liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air Products
had sales of approaching  $10 billion. For more information, visit 
http://www.airproducts.com.

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
forward-looking statements are based on management's reasonable expectations and
assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors.
Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections
and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many
factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the
Company's Form 10K for its fiscal year ended  September 30, 2012.

SOURCE  Air Products


Media Inquiries: Katie McDonald, tel: (610) 481-3673; e-mail:
mcdonace@airproducts.com, or Investor Inquiries: Simon Moore, tel: (610)
481-7461; e-mail: mooresr@airproducts.com

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