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Linde Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 19th Consecutive Year

GUILDFORD, UK / ACCESSWIRE / December 2, 2021 / Linde (NYSE:LIN)(FWB:LIN) today announced that it has once again been recognized as a global leader in sustainability through inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability(TM) World Index (DJSI World) and DJSI North America Index. Linde is the only company in the chemical sector listed as a constituent of the DJSI World Index for nineteen consecutive years.

The DJSI World Index represents the top 10% of the largest 2,500 companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index, based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria. Index constituents are identified by S&P Global through the Corporate Sustainability Assessment.

"Linde has a steadfast commitment to ESG, and we are proud of our unparalleled track record of inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability(TM) World Index," said Sanjiv Lamba, Chief Operating Officer of Linde.

Linde helps customers improve their environmental performance and reduce their carbon footprint through high-quality solutions, technologies and services. The company recently announced new greenhouse gas (GHG) emission goals, including a target of 35% absolute emissions reduction by 2035 and climate neutrality by 2050.

About Linde

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2020 sales of $27 billion (€24 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.

For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com

Contacts:

Investor Relations
Juan Pelaez
Phone: +1 203 837 2213
Email: juan.pelaez@linde.com

Media Relations
Anna Davies
Phone: +44 1483 244705
Email: anna.davies@linde.com

SOURCE: Linde plc



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