DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), a leading global industrial gas company, announced today that its subsidiaries, Praxair Mexico and Praxair Costa Rica, were again recognized for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leadership. The businesses received the Socially Responsible Business Award from the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI) and the Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibility (AliaRSE).
Praxair Mexico received the award for the seventh consecutive year, while Praxair Costa Rica received it for the fourth consecutive year. The businesses were recognized for their efforts in several different areas, including: quality of life for employees, ethics and corporate governance, community engagement, environmental stewardship, as well as health and wellness initiatives.
“Praxair has been recognized for many years for its focus on corporate social responsibility initiatives globally,” said Josue Lee, president of Praxair Mexico and Central America. “These awards recognize the commitment of all of our employees in Mexico and Central America to making sustainable development and social responsibility an integral part of the way we do business each and every day.”
To learn more about Praxair’s commitment to CSR programs, please visit http://www.praxair.com/our-company/sustainable-development/awards-and-recognition
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11 billion, is a leading industrial gas 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 www.praxair.com.