- Corporate Responsibility
- Business and Governance
- Environment and Safety
- Employees and Society
- Measuring sustainability
In September 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which build on and replace the UN Millennium Development Goals from 2000. Linde is contributing to the implementation of these global goals.
As part of our social commitment, we stand up for social issues close to our sites.
Linde gases enhance efficiency in agriculture and the food industry. Our technologies for fish farms help to supply food without contributing to overfishing.
Our therapies for the treatment of respiratory disease and the services we are able to provide in the care continuum from hospital to home contribute towards improving patients’ lives. The health and safety of our employees, customers, suppliers and neighbours are of the highest priority for us.
We invest in the education and training of our employees. Education, particularly with regard to natural sciences and technology, is also a focus of our social commitment.
We promote gender equality by setting ourselves targets concerning the percentage of women in management positions, among other measures.
We are making efforts to use water even more efficiently at our sites and to reduce emissions released into water. We provide our customers with products that help protect the environment across the entire water cycle.
For Linde, achieving energy efficiency in the company’s own processes is a key success factor. We are teaming up with partners on solutions for the energy supply of tomorrow.
We offer fair labour conditions to our employees in line with international standards. Minimum standards for fair employment apply to our suppliers.
Linde is investing in a sustainable future through research and development activities, such as the development of infrastructure for hydrogen-powered mobility.
Diversity and equal opportunities are key values at Linde, both with regard to employees and our collaboration with suppliers. As part of our social commitment, we support select projects for socially disadvantaged people.
Linde is working on solutions to support cities and communities, including the development of infrastructure for hydrogen-powered mobility and through research on an environmentally friendly energy supply.
At Linde, sustainable business practices include environmental protection and social responsibility.
We minimise the effects of our activities that are harmful to the climate. Our products enable customers to save energy and prevent emissions.
We are making efforts to use water efficiently at our sites and to reduce emissions released into water. Our products make this possible for our customers as well. Our technologies for fish farms play a role in supplying the growing global population with food without contributing to the overfishing of oceans, rivers and lakes.
We limit the potential effect of our business activities on biodiversity.
Our global compliance organisation aims to ensure compliance with legal provisions and voluntarily established principles.
We are teaming up with partners on solutions and innovations for sustainable development.