In acknowledgement of our efforts and initiatives toward fighting climate change and managing climate risks across our operations, CDP has awarded SGS with an A- score on their 2020 assessment.
This places us among the 14% of companies in the specialized professional services sector that have reached CDP’s Leadership level. In comparison, the European regional average is C and the specialized professional services sector average is D.
This year, CDP has paid special recognition to our emission reduction targets and initiatives, our climate change governance and our risk management processes. In the coming years, we will continue to actively work on fulfilling our sustainability commitments and strengthening our position as a sustainability leader, so we can create long-term value for our stakeholders.
Over the last two decades, CDP has been driving companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 9,600 companies with over 50% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2020, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.