As a member or partner of numerous organisations, we are able to add our own knowledge and learn from the experiences of others. In this way we add among others to developing joint positions and solutions for sustainability issues.
Linde is involved in national and international industry and business associations, for example the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), the German Industrial Gases Association (IGV) and the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA). In these associations, Linde helps draft common industry positions, strategies and action plans on sustainability issues, such as the safe handling of gases and climate protection.
Corporate responsibility networks
|As a participant of the UN Global Compact, Linde is committed to the organisation's ten underlying principles. The Global Compact aims to protect human rights, support compliance with labour and social standards, encourage environmental responsibility and combat corruption.|
|Linde has been a member of econsense, Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business, since 2007. Econsense is an alliance of globally active German companies. The association's goal is to move sustainable development forward in business. Linde participates in working groups on human rights, supply chain topics and sustainability reporting.
Science and research
We also cooperate with partners in scientific institutions to push forward initiatives aimed at securing sustainable development. For example, Linde is one of the founding members of Clean Energy Partnership (CEP), the largest demonstration project for hydrogen mobility in Europe. CEP’s partners include technology, oil and energy companies as well as major automobile manufacturers and two leading public-transport operators.
Linde is a member of numerous organisations and associations. In many cases, the company upholds its commitment to society by way of its memberships.