MAKING OUR PLANET MORE PRODUCTIVE
Making our planet more productiveAt Praxair, making our planet more productive is our mission. We believe this phrase demonstrates how well we provide efficiency, energy, and environmental advantages to our customers around the world. With the increasing global emphasis on reducing greenhouse gases, developing renewable energy sources and reducing waste, we believe that Praxair’s demonstrated success in making our planet more productive sets us apart from our competitors.
What do we mean by making our planet more productive?
At Praxair, we create technology, products and services that help to sustain and protect our planet. We partner with our customers, employees and communities to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere.
We are committed to improving our customers’ economic and environmental performance. Overall, more than 30% of Praxair’s revenue is generated by applications technologies that help customers reduce operating costs, increase process efficiencies and improve their environmental performance.
Praxair's operational excellence is world class. Strong financial discipline has consistently produced outstanding return on capital and shareholder value. Our productivity initiatives ensure that we always operate in a lean manner while maintaining rigorous standards of customer service, quality and safety.
Praxair provides a high-performing, rewarding and safe work environment for employees at all of our locations. Our employees, in turn, are dedicated to following safety measures and protecting the environment at work, at home and in their neighborhoods.
And, we are committed to improving the global communities where we live and work. Charitable contributions along with employee volunteerism support health care, literacy and many other programs and initiatives that help make a positive impact.
I am proud to be part of Praxair’s highly skilled, innovative, global team that consistently demonstrates our mission of making our planet more productive. This is what sustainable development means to us. Together, we are making a difference, one customer, one person, one community at a time.
Chairman and CEO