Evaluated by RobecoSAM, an investment specialist focused exclusively on sustainability, SGS received a score of 79/100, compared with of an industry average of 39/100.
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.
This marks the fifth year in a row that SGS has been named industry leader in DJSI, having held the title since 2014.
Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS, said: “SGS is very honored to have been named industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices once again. This award recognizes our long-standing commitment to sustainability and demonstrates how sustainability has become an integral part of our business activities and company culture.”
Daniel Rüfenacht, Vice President Corporate Communications and Sustainability at SGS, said: “For over a decade, we have focused on embedding sustainability principles across our global business and delivering innovative solutions that help our customers to succeed in a changing world, while contributing to a sustainable economy and adding value to society.”
Read more about sustainability at SGS: sgs.com/corporate-sustainability
For further information, please contact:
Media: Daniel Rufenacht
Corporate Communications and Sustainability
t: +41 78 656 94 59
Investors: Toby Reeks
t: +41 22 739 99 87
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 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.