DGAP-News: Linde AG: Linde again listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

DGAP-News: Linde AG: Linde again listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World 

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Linde AG: Linde again listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World

20.09.2013 / 10:00


Linde again listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Munich, 20 September 2013 - Linde AG has been listed again in the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Index. The analysts at RobecoSAM have thereby
acknowledged the continuous improvement in the sustainability performance
of the technology group. RobecoSAM is an independent service-provider which
specialises in evaluating sustainable investment decisions. This year,
RobecoSAM commended Linde particularly for its activities in the areas of
compliance, environmental management systems, risk management and crisis

'Our business model focuses specifically on sustainability and global
megatrends. We are delighted that this strategy has also been recognised by
independent experts,' said Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, Chief Executive
Officer of Linde AG. 'When developing and evolving our technologies, we ask
ourselves how we can contribute to environmental protection and even more
efficient use of valuable natural resources - looking at opportunities both
within our company and with our customers.'

RobecoSAM evaluates the sustainability practices of the 2,500 largest
companies in the world listed on the Dow Jones Global Index. Only the
top-performing 10 percent of those companies are included in the
internationally renowned Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

The Linde Group is a world leading gases and engineering company with
around 62,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2012
financial year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 15.280 bn. The strategy of
the Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the
expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and
services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business
partners, employees, society and the environment - in every one of its
business areas, regions and locations across the globe. Linde is committed
to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and
sustainable development.

For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com
Linde's current Corporate Responsibility Report is available online at

Further information:

Media                                          Investor Relations
Uwe Wolfinger                                  Dr Dominik Heger
Telephone: +49.89.35757-1320                   Telephone: +49.89.35757-1334

Corporate Responsibility
Charlotte Stange
Telephone: +49.89.35757-1325

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Language:    English                                                    
Company:     Linde AG                                                   
             Klosterhofstraße 1                                         
             80331 München                                              
Phone:       +49.89.35757-01                                            
Fax:         +49.89.35757-1075                                          
E-mail:      info@linde.com                                             
Internet:    www.linde.de                                               
ISIN:        DE0006483001                                               
WKN:         648300                                                     
Indices:     DAX                                                        
Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt (Prime  
             Standard), Hamburg, München, Stuttgart; Freiverkehr in     
             Hannover; Terminbörse EUREX; SIX                           
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