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SGS Once Again Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

September 05, 2017

For a fourth consecutive year, SGS has been named in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Europe.

Following an evaluation conducted by RobecoSAM, an investment specialist focused exclusively on sustainability, SGS was awarded an overall score of 79/100, ahead of an industry average of 47/100.

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.

“It is a great honor for SGS to be named an industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, for a fourth year,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS. “This award is recognition of our long-standing commitment to sustainability as an integral part of our business activities and our company culture.” 

For further information, please contact:

Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Development,
Communications & IR
SGS SA, 1211 Geneva 1
t: (+41-22) 739 91 11
f: (+41-22) 739 92 00

About DJSI

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. 

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 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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1 Place des Alpes,

P.O. Box 2152 1211,

Geneva Switzerland