Air Liquide: 2013 Reference Document including the sustainable development report available

  Air Liquide:2013 Reference Document including the sustainable development   report available  Business Wire  PARIS -- March 18, 2014  Regulatory News:  The 2013 Air Liquide (Paris:AI) Reference Document including the Sustainable Development Report was filed with the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) on March 17, 2014.  This document is available in French and English on the Group’s website www.airliquide.com, section Investors – regulated information.  Copies of this Reference Document are also available at the Company head office in Paris (75007), France – 75, quai d’Orsay.  The Reference Document includes the following information:    *the 2013 financial report,   *the corporate governance and internal audit report,   *the statutory auditors’ remuneration.  UPCOMING DATES  First quarter 2014 revenue: Thursday, April 24, 2014  Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, May 7, 2014  1st half results Thursday, July 31, 2014  World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with more than 50,000 employees and serves more than 2 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.  Air Liquide ideas create value over the long term. At the core of the company’s development are the commitment and constant inventiveness of its people.  Air Liquide anticipates the challenges of its markets, invests locally and globally, and delivers high-quality solutions to its customers and patients, and the scientific community.  The company relies on competitiveness in its operations, targeted investments in growing markets and innovation to deliver profitable growth over the long-term.  Air Liquide’s revenues amounted to € 15.2 billion in 2013, and its solutions that protect life and the environment represented around 40% of sales. Air Liquide is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40 and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.  Contact:  Corporate Communications Anne Bardot +33 (0)1 40 62 53 34 Anette Rey +33 (0)1 40 62 51 31 or Investor Relations Virginia Jeanson +33 (0)1 40 62 57 37 Annie Fournier +33 (0)1 40 62 57 18