The Group identified five drivers which will enable to improve its medium-term development and which are also drivers for resilience in the current economic environment
EnergyContributing to a transformation within the energy industry
Energy is one of today’s main issues. Increases in demand, notably in developing economies, have accelerated the depletion of fossil resources, which are damaging to the environment when used in large quantities.
EnvironmentPreserving our atmosphere
Air Liquide invests 60% of its Research & Development's budget, into solutions aiming at the protection of life and environment.
HealthPreserving patient and improving his quality of life
Advanced economies are seeing aging populations and an accompanying desire for improved quality of life. This has led to an increase in demand for the Group products and services in the Health field.
Developing EconomiesCapturing the growth of new markets
Developing economies are building new production capacities and industrial infrastructures. The Group is pursuing its development there. Today, Developing economies amount to 64% of the Group's investment opportunities portfolio.
High TechPushing the front line of progress
Developing more and more high tech fulfills two objectives: it improves everyday life via more powerful, compact technologies that cost less; and it drives scientific progress and knowledge advancement, to open new markets.