Shanghai, China (January 15, 2020) – At the 9th China Charity Festival and “Because of Love” 2019 Tribute Ceremony held in Beijing on January 14-15, the world’s leading industrial gas supplier, serving the Chinese market Air Products (NYSE: APD), a company for more than 30 years, has won a comprehensive award – “2019 Public Welfare Collective Award” for its outstanding performance in community activities and continuous contribution to public welfare. . At the same time, the company’s liquid nitrogen ambassador project won the “2019 Public Welfare Project Award”. This is the fifth consecutive year that Air Products has won an award at the Charity Festival, and the second time that both awards have been won in the same year.
Air Products, various charitable foundations and leading companies jointly awarded the 2019 Public Welfare Collective Award
China Public Welfare Festival is an annual event jointly launched by more than 35 mainstream media in China, including CDC, China Daily and Jiemian. It aims to promote the spirit of public welfare and build a platform for in-depth dialogue and cooperation among multiple parties. This year’s Charity Festival attracted the participation of more than 370 units and more than 200 charity projects. Air Products and its Liquid Nitrogen Ambassador Program have been comprehensively evaluated by a jury composed of nonprofit organizations, research institutions, consulting firms, experts, scholars, and media leaders based on indicators such as demonstration, sustainability, innovation, adaptability, and integrity. , won both awards.
The Vice President of Air Products China spoke about the company’s original intention and motivation to engage in public welfare at the Public Welfare Festival Awards Ceremony
Su Junxiong, President of Air Products China, said: “Winning these two awards again is a great affirmation to all of our employees who are passionate about achieving Air Products’ higher goals and contributing to a sustainable world. and encouragement. We all gain a sense of identity and belonging, and take pride in our role in the communities where our employees live and work. We will continue to care for our communities and innovate for a better future, focusing on the environment, energy and Emerging market sector, supporting China’s sustainable development goals in the upcoming ’14th Five-Year Plan’ and beyond.”
“It is especially meaningful for us to win the Public Welfare Project Award. 2019 marks the 5th anniversary of our liquid nitrogen ambassador project in China. Since its official launch in 2014, the project has continuously inspired children’s scientific dreams and innovative thinking, benefiting the More than 5,000 teachers and students from nearly 60 schools.” Su added.
Combining its global resources and local expertise in the gas field, Air Products has been actively promoting the liquid nitrogen ambassador program in China. This project customizes various safe liquid nitrogen experiments according to the needs of students of different ages and communities, and demonstrates the application of gas science in daily life. Since its official launch to 2019, the project has carried out more than 100 events in 16 cities in 9 provincial-level administrative regions across the country.
Liquid Nitrogen Ambassadors in the Community
Sustainability is at the heart of Air Products’ strategy. In China, the company has been supporting the implementation of government plans and the transformation and upgrading of various industries, helping customers to achieve quality, efficiency, energy conservation and emission reduction through gas products, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions. Under the concept of “giving back to the society from the society”, Air Products actively promotes or participates in various corporate social responsibility activities. Best practice, knowledge transfer, event sponsorship, scholarships, internship opportunities and other cooperation, as well as various donations.