How we create economic, environmental and social value

Employees

59,715

employees in over 100 countries

EUR 3,724 m

personnel expenses

EUR 319

expenditure on training programmes per employee

EUR 285,000

revenue per employee

EUR 3,185 m

salaries paid

EUR 248 m

pension expenses

3.7

training days per employee

Finance

EUR 15,480 m

equity

EUR 19,709 m

non-current and current liabilities

EUR 28,978 m

market capitalisation

EUR 16,948 m

revenue

EUR 4,098 m

operating profit

EUR 1,637 m

operating free cash flow

EUR 687 m

dividend paid

9.4%

return on capital employed (ROCE)

EUR 446 m

income taxes paid

Innovation

EUR 121 m

invested in research and development

345

employees working in research and development

360

new patents filed

50%

of research and development projects with environmental benefit

Natural resources

Air

is the most important natural resource

27.5 m MWh

of electricity consumed

39.4 m MWh

of natural gas consumed

54.8 m m3

of water consumed

23.2 m tonnes

CO2 emissions (scope 1 and 2)

63,600 tonnes

of waste of which one third is recycled

30 m tonnes

of CO2 avoided by customers, just by applying two of Linde's key products

850 m m3

of water brought up to drinking water quality in just six countries

Society

EUR 7.8 m

funding for social projects and initiatives

750

Linde volunteers around the world

18,778

employees in Linde's healthcare business

200

charitable projects supported

1 m

children, school pupils and students reached

1.8 m

patients relying on Linde's respiratory care offerings

Our business

Gases Division

Production and delivery of a wide range of compressed and liquefied gas

Our customers' industries

  • Food & beverages
  • Chemistry & energy
  • Metallurgy & glass
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Electronics
  • Healthcare
  • Other

Engineering Division

Planning, project development and construction of turnkey industrial plants

Our customers' industries

  • Linde Gas sites
  • Iron & steel
  • Metals
  • Chemicals
  • Energy & gasification
  • Electronics
  • Others

Our customers' industries

  • Linde Gas sites
  • Energy
  • Refinery
  • Coal gasification
  • Chemicals
  • Metals

Our customers' industries

  • Petrochemistry
  • Hydrogen/syngas power generation
  • Transport
  • Heating

Our customers' industries

  • Plastics
  • Special & performance chemicals
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