(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced that its sustainability leadership has been recognized by the FTSE4Good Index for the fifth consecutive year. FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that SGS has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.
Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
Our inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the fifth consecutive year reflects the importance of sustainability for the Group, and the integration of the financial and non-financial strategies. We are committed to creating value along our value chain and have established a wide range of ESG goals in our corporate sustainability strategy, the Sustainability Ambitions 2030.
Toby Reeks, SVP Corporate Communications, Sustainability and Investor Relations, said: “We are proud that our sustainability leadership is consistently recognized by the leading ESG ratings. It encourages us to further drive our efforts to add value to society by enabling a better, safer and more interconnected world. We are committed to meet our ambitious sustainability goals and to work with our customers to help them achieve their targets too.”
For further information, please contact:
Investors: Toby Reeks
SVP Corporate Communications, Sustainability & Investor Relations
t: +41 22 739 99 87
Media: Magali Dauwalder
Global Head of Corporate Affairs
t: +41 79 329 46 70
We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 96,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.