Praxair Releases 2020 Sustainable Development Targets

Praxair Releases 2020 Sustainable Development Targets

June 23, 2016

DANBURY, Conn., June 23, 2016 – Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a recognized global leader in sustainable development, today announced its third generation of five-year Sustainable Development Targets (SD 2020 Targets).

The targets support the company’s long-term strategy, setting out relevant areas and measurable key performance targets that will help drive long-term value creation. The areas include: Safety, Compliance, Product Stewardship, Energy & Climate Change, Sustainable Productivity and People Development.

“At Praxair, sustainable development is ingrained in our culture and supported across our entire business,” said Praxair Chief Sustainability Officer Dr. Riva Krut. “For 2020, our 24 targets are comprehensive, consistent with our mission of making our planet more productive and are being achieved through continuous performance improvement.”

More information about the company’s SD 2020 Targets can be found in the Sustainable Development section of the Praxair website at

About Praxair

Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2015 sales of $11 billion, is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. 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, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. More information about Praxair, Inc. is available at

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