CDP Awards Linde Double ‘A’ for Climate Change and Water Security

Woking, UK, December 16, 2022 - Linde (NYSE:LIN; FWB:LIN) announced today it has been awarded a double 'A' from CDP for its approach to tackling both water security and climate change.

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CDP is a global non-profit organization that works with investors representing over $130 trillion in assets to measure how companies manage their environmental risk. Each year it evaluates companies, based on disclosure, awareness and management of environmental risks, alongside evidence of best practice, scoring them from ‘A’ to ‘D-‘. Linde is one of a small number of companies named to both ‘A lists’, out of nearly 15,000 companies scored.

“Sustainability is a key priority for Linde,” said Tamara Brown, Vice President Sustainability, Linde. “We are proud to be recognized by CDP for our leadership, transparency and performance in our climate change strategy and water stewardship.”

Linde has comprehensive sustainability targets across safety, health & environment, people & community, integrity & compliance. Linde’s climate goals include its 2035 science-based absolute GHG emissions reduction target and 2050 climate neutrality ambition. The company also has water utilization assessment and productivity initiatives in place across its global footprint and realized savings of more than 500 million gallons of water last year. It has been a constituent of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for twenty consecutive years and is a participant in the United Nations Global Compact.

About Linde

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2021 sales of $31 billion (€26 billion). We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.

The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals & energy, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and mining. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.

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