- Being named to the Dow Jones ® World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years.
- Being listed as one of the 2017 Forbes JUST 100, a list of "America's Most Just Companies."
- Being included in the FTSE4Good Index Series by FTSE Russell for the second consecutive year.
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a leading industrial gas company and recognized global leader in sustainable development, has again earned a place in the Newsweek Green Rankings. For 2017, Praxair ranked first among all industrial gas companies and ranked 26th on the U.S. 500. The company ranked 4th out of 35 companies in the Materials sector. The U.S. 500 is an assessment of the sustainability performance of the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the U.S. by revenue. Newsweek's rankings are based on research from Corporate Knights and HIP Investor, which measured and assessed companies' sustainability performance across eight specific indicators, including Energy, GHG and Water Productivity, Green Revenue, and Sustainability Governance. For more information about the 2017 Newsweek Green Rankings, visit http://bit.ly/2BQD9yd. "We are proud to again be recognized by Newsweek for our sustainable development efforts," said Dr. Riva Krut, chief sustainability officer for Praxair. "Environmental and social responsibility are core values at Praxair that our employees live every day, not only supporting our company's efforts to minimize its environmental footprint, but also helping our customers to do the same. This is a recognition of all of our employees for their commitment to sustainable development around the world." Praxair has a strong record of sustainable development, including: