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Our efforts in sustainability have been awarded and recognized by many leading global organizations.


MSCI: AAA Rating

SGS received a rating of AAA in the Morgan Stanley Capital International's (MSCI) Environment Social Governance assessment for 2020.



S&P Global Gold Class Award 2021

For the seventh consecutive year, we received the Gold Class award in S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook for our excellent sustainability performance.

S&P Global Gold Class Award 2021

Sustainalytics: low risk

SGS was rated by Sustainalytics as “low risk” of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors for 2020.

Sustainalytics; a Morningstar company

DJSI 2020

For the seventh consecutive year, we have ranked first in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Europe.


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EcoVadis: Platinum Rating

We received a Platinum Rating award from EcoVadis and were placed in the top 1% of the evaluated companies.

EcoVadis: Platinum Rating

CDP: Leadership position

We were awarded an A- score on the CDP 2020 Assessment. This places us among the 14% of companies in the specialized professional services sector that have reached CDP’s Leadership level.

CDP Disclosure 2020

ISS ESG Corporate Rating: Prime

SGS has been rated as PRIME by ISS ESG Corporate Rating for its excellence in management of environmental, social and governance aspects.

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FTSE4Good Index

We were included in the FTSE4Good Index for the third time.




SGS invested in 2020 CHF 1.24 million in communities and spent 9,151 hours in volunteering.

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Value to Society

For the third year running, SGS has been a net positive company in terms of value to society in 2019.

Value to Society

Incident and Injury Reduction

In 2020, our Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) and Lost Time Injury Rate (LTIR) decreased by 68% and 62% respectively since 2014.

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Carbon Neutrality

SGS maintained its status as a carbon neutral company.

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Disclaimer Statement

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