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SGS Receives Gold Class Sustainability Award for Second Consecutive Year

January 24, 2016
RobecoSAM Sustainability Award Gold Class 2016

For a second consecutive year, SGS has been named RobecoSAM’s Industry Leader, Gold Class for its sustainability performance.

The award is based on SGS’s 2015 performance on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Europe. RobecoSAM’s Industry Leader Award goes to the company with the highest score on the DJSI for each industry, and the Gold Class Award is given to companies with scores that are within one percent of this.

“We are very proud to receive RobecoSAM’s Industry Leader, Gold Class Sustainability Award, for the second consecutive year,” says Daniel Rüfenacht, SGS Vice President of Corporate Sustainability. “It is recognition of our ongoing commitment to driving sustainability in our business and the wider professional services industry.”

RobecoSAM is a specialist in sustainability investing. It has compiled one of the largest global databases on corporate sustainability, which is based on its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). In 2015 it assessed more than 2,100 companies in 59 industries.

For further information, please contact:

Corporate Sustainability Team
SGS Group Management
1, place des Alpes
Geneva, 1211
t: +41 22 739 93 09

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.

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1 Place des Alpes,

P.O. Box 2152 1211,

Geneva Switzerland