Our Mission, Guiding Principles & Strategy for Diversity and Inclusion

Praxair's Diversity & Inclusion Mission Statement

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Our mission is to create a sustainable platform to attract, develop and retain the best talent in an inclusive and respectful environment. 

Guiding Principles:

  • Attract the best talent 
  • Drive Innovate business solutions 
  • Improve our bottom line 
  • Increase employee engagement 
  • Reflect the communities we serve
  • Enhance our employer brand 

Our Strategy:

Praxair’s Diversity & Inclusion strategy focuses on four pillars to advance progress:

Diverse Talent: 

  • Embedding diversity in HR policies and programs
  • Developing and strengthening our diverse talent pipeline
  • Leveraging university relations and social media to attract talent 

Inclusive Culture: 

  • Fostering employee resource groups 
  • Celebrating awareness of cultural diversity events 
  • Sharing best practices through regional diversity councils

 External Marketplace: 

  • Strengthening and promoting our brand
  • Leveraging philanthropic global giving to diverse groups

Training & Development:

  • Providing “Managing Diversity” and "Unconscious Bias" training to all managers
  • Ensuring diverse employees included in learning and development opportunities