Praxair Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List™ for 2013

Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT

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DANBURY, Conn.--(Business Wire)--
Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named Praxair (NYSE: PX) to
its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2012, a top ranking of corporate
responsibility leaders based on publicly available information. 

Praxair was named among the top 25 companies of the "100 Best Corporate
Citizens" selected from the Russell 1000 Index. The company`s selection was
based on rankings in several categories including climate change, employee
relations, environmental, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy.
Data for this list was provided by the environmental, social and governance
firm, IW Financial, and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association- a
professional society focused on advancing corporate responsibility within
companies worldwide -governed the methodology. 

"We are very proud to be recognized by CR Magazine for our leadership and
achievements in corporate citizenship and sustainable development," said Riva
Krut, vice president and chief sustainability officer for Praxair. "Sustainable
development is a core element of our culture and integral to our business
strategy as well as a major source of employee engagement," Krut added. 

About Praxair

Praxair, Inc. is the largest industrial gases company in North and South
America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2012 sales of $11 billion. The
company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty
gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and
technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and
environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace,
chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, laboratories,
manufacturing, metals, universities, water/wastewater and others. More
information on Praxair, Inc. is available on the internet at

About CR Magazine

CR Magazine is the voice of the corporate responsibility profession covering
case studies, best practices, and trends in the five primary segments of the CR
profession: governance, risk, compliance; environmental sustainability;
corporate social responsibility; philanthropy; and workforce/diversity.

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