SGS Named as Industry Leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
SGS has been named in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Europe for the third consecutive year.
SGS was awarded an overall score of 86/100, ahead of an industry average of 48/100.
The DJSI is a globally recognized independent benchmark that measures proven company performance across material economic, environmental and social criteria. Membership is limited to organizations judged best-in-class in their sector. All companies chosen for consideration are evaluated by RobecoSAM, an investment specialist exclusively focused on sustainable investing.
SGS is the only major company from the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) sector to be named in the indices.
“This recognition demonstrates our continued commitment to sustainable business and to achieve our Sustainability Ambitions 2020,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS.
For further information, please contact:
Jean-Luc de Buman
Communications & IR
SGS SA, 1211 Geneva 1
t: (+41-22) 739 91 11
f: (+41-22) 739 92 00
Launched in 1991, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) is one of the most highly regarded global sustainability indices in the world. The DJSI tracks the stock performance of leading sustainability-driven businesses globally and is offered jointly by the S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, a Swiss investment specialist that focuses on sustainable investing.
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.