Atos ranked N°1 by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI World and Europe) in the digital sector for its corporate responsibility and sustainability performance
Paris, 17 September 2018 - Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces 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, following the publication of the 2018 DJSI results.
Atos has been ranked as the leader in the IT Software & Services industry (Gold level), a sector which includes 117 companies worldwide. With a total score of 78 points out of 100, Atos is once again in the global leading position in the study based on an annual evaluation of over 3,900 listed companies, a ranking resulting from its top performance in the social, environmental and economic categories.
Thierry Breton, Chairman & CEO of Atos, commented: "Our performance in the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability area has been recognized once again this year by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) placing us as the 2018 digital & IT services sector leader in both the DJSI World & DJSI Europe Indices. This recognition reflects our continued and long-term commitment to offer more innovative digital solutions to our clients in their digital transformation while addressing the environmental and social challenges of the 21st century, thus contributing to a more sustainable and digitally responsible society."
The data compiled in the study was collected by sustainability investment specialist RobecoSAM[i] on behalf of DJSI.
Atos was additionally again recognized this year by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)[ii] standards Comprehensive option for its Corporate Responsibility Integrated Reports and by the CDP[iii], which positioned Atos in Climate A for climate care.
An online version of the Atos Corporate Responsibility Integrated Report is available here.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, the Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
i RobecoSAM, together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, performs an annual evaluation of over 3,900 listed companies which results are yearly published in September compiling one of the most comprehensive databases of financially material sustainability information. http://www.robecosam.com/
ii GRI is an international independent organization that has pioneered corporate sustainability reporting since 1997. https://www.globalreporting.org
iii CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. https://www.cdp.net/en