SGS has been awarded the Platinum Medal recognition, the highest accolade by EcoVadis Sustainability Rating that is given to companies scoring in the top 1% of their industry sector.
This year we scored 78/100, which places us among the most sustainable companies worldwide and makes us a leader in our industry sector.
EcoVadis assesses and monitors sustainability practices along global supply chains. Meeting the requirements for the Platinum award reaffirms our commitment to clients and partners to deliver sustainable value to society.
Group Vice President Corporate Communications and Sustainability, Daniel Rüfenacht comments, “We are delighted to have been recognized for our leadership on integrating sustainability into our business operations and supply chain. EcoVadis’ annual assessment of our sustainability programs recognizes the efforts being made every day by our 94,000 employees across 140 geographies to enable a better, safer and interconnected world.”
Discover more details of our programs in our newly released 2019 Online Annual Report.
For further information, please contact:
Investors: Toby Reeks
t: +41 79 641 83 02
Media: Daniel Rufenacht
Corporate Communications and Sustainability
t: +41 78 656 94 59
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 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.
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