Atos achieves top ranking in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and recognized N°1 in the IT services sector for sustainability
Paris, 26 September 2016
Atos, an international leader in digital services, announced today that it has been ranked n°1 as the most sustainable company in its industry group in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and Europe, on the occasion of the publication of the results 2016 compiled by RobecoSAM .
Atos ranked first in the IT Software & Services Group, which includes about 200 companies worldwide. Atos got the very high total score of 84 points out of a maximum of 100 points with an increased note in most of the factors under economic, environmental and social categories.
This is the fifth consecutive year that Atos has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices.
Thierry Breton, Chairman & CEO of Atos, commented: “We are proud that the performance of Atos in the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability area has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) placing us as the sector leader in 2016 both in the DJSI World & DJSI Europe Indices. Atos’ recognition reflects our continued and long-term commitment to place extra-financial performance at the heart of our corporate strategy to better serve our clients and partners by offering them always more innovative digital solutions on a sustainable basis. At Atos, we are thus playing a leadership role globally in using digital technology to create lasting value for our clients and to build firms of the future in a more sustainable society.”
RobecoSAM, together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, performs an annual evaluation of over 3,800 listed companies which results are yearly published in September compiling one of the most comprehensive databases of financially material sustainability information. The Atos’ sustainability performance demonstrates Atos’ commitments to tackle the most demanding sustainability challenges of its clients in the 21st century.
This latest recognition follows a series of awards granted to Atos including the highest ranking of the Global Reporting Initiative – the GRI G4 comprehensive option – for its Corporate Responsibility Integrated Reports.
Atos was also recognized as global IT leader by the CDP on the A list of its Climate Performance Leadership Index and received a Gold Recognition Level based on its EcoVadis CSR rating.
An online version of the Atos Corporate Responsibility Integrated Report can be viewed here.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
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