Air Products Aims to Increase Female Representation in Management Roles By 2025
By Chris Wack
Air Products on Tuesday gave its goals to further increase the
percentage of females and U.S. minorities in professional and
The industrial gas company said that by 2025, it is looking to
achieve at least 28% female representation in its professional and
managerial population globally, and at least 20% minority
representation in that same population in the U.S. These measures
are increases from 25% and 17% representation from the company's
2020 baseline, respectively.
Air Products said it established these new targets following
analysis of its employee metrics, future talent needs, industry
benchmarks and peer companies. The company has more than 17,000
employees in more than 50 countries.
Air Products plans to share progress toward these goals
internally and externally. In its 2020 Sustainability Report, Air
Products published, for the first time, 2019 metrics on the
representation of U.S. minorities, and added an additional level of
metrics for females in executive roles.
Last month, the company sets its goal to reduce carbon dioxide
emissions intensity by one-third by the year 2030.
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