For more than 75 years, Air Products has been building relationships and contributing to the well-being of our operating communities around the world. We do this in a variety of ways: through financial contributions from the Air Products Foundation, in-kind donations, employee directed giving, and employee volunteer engagement with nonprofit organizations. Our support priorities include education, health and human services, community and economic development, arts and culture, and environment and safety.
We work closely with community partners, including not-for-profit organizations, emergency responders, elected officials, and education, business and community leaders, to identify the highest impact opportunities. Our higher purpose of promoting collaboration among people of different cultures and backgrounds extends to our corporate citizenship efforts.
The theme for Air Products' community outreach efforts — "Working here. Living here. Giving here." — reflects the three important roles we play in improving the well-being of our communities.
With operations in 50 countries around the globe, we provide over 16,000 jobs to support families and local economies. Our employees work and live close to our facilities, providing economic benefits and other direct contributions to local community healthy and vitality. .
We embrace our responsibility to be a good neighbor. We uphold the highest safety and environmental standards and provide resources to strengthen educational, environmental and welfare institutions.
Many not-for-profit institutions around the world who share in our values receive grants from the Air Products Foundation to support their important missions. Our employees donate significant hours toward making these organizations stronger and more vibrant.