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Our Sustainability Compass

As a leading technology company serving clients from all sectors of the economy, we have the power to catalyze radically more sustainable transformations in the processes that shape the physical world, through our virtual universes.

The Dassault Systèmes Sustainability Compass

Our Sustainability Compass guides us, while our governance processes maintain a high level of accountability within our organization on the topic of Sustainability.

Our strategy has 3 pillars: EXPERIENCE the change, HARMONIZE the portfolio, and COLLABORATE with stakeholders. Click below on each pillar to learn more about our 2025 targets.

We strive to “walk the talk” and embed sustainability in everything we do.

EXPERIENCE the change > Dassault Systèmes

2025 targets

  • A SCIENCE-BASED carbon emissions* target & a 5 ton CO2/FTE goal**. 
    Read more about our commitment towards reducing Greenhouse gas emissions
  • 40% of executive & 30% of people manager roles held by women. 
    Read our blog post on Gender Diversity is a part of our DNA
  •  95% of employees having completed Ethics training. 
    Read here about Employee awareness campaigns and training
  • 85% employee pride & satisfaction score. 
    Discover our People Stories

 

*Currently under review for submission

**Scopes 1, 2, and 3 excluding purchased goods and use of goods sold

We focus not only on providing the tools, but also the inspiration for our customers to innovate sustainably.

HARMONIZE the portfolio > Dassault Systèmes

2025 targets

  • 2/3 of new licenses from solutions/processes with positive sustainability impact
  • Life Cycle Analysis integrated in 3DEXPERIENCE by 2022

We aim to work in partnership with customers, employees, and other stakeholders.

COLLABORATE with stakeholder > Dassault Systèmes

2025 targets

  • Engage 5,000 stakeholders (employees, suppliers, clients, students, nonprofits)
  • Launch an annual sustainable innovation event

Governance of Sustainability

Sustainability issues are core to Dassault Systèmes' strategy and are managed at the highest level of corporate governance.

Toshiko Mori > Dassault Systèmes

The Board of Directors

Toshiko Mori

Dassault Systèmes has designated a lead Director responsible for Sustainability and for annual oversight of the topic.

Florence Verzelen > Dassault Systèmes

The Executive Committee

Florence Verzelen

The company’s Executive Vice-President, Industry, Marketing & Sustainability is responsible for ensuring the seamless integration of Sustainability within all key strategic decisions of the company

Alice Steenland > Dassault Systèmes

The Sustainability Department

Alice Steenland

The company’s Chief Sustainability Officer is responsible for the definition and implementation of our Sustainability strategy, and is the Secretary of the company’s Sustainability Department.

The Sustainability Department brings together the leaders of all key business functions on a quarterly basis, to discuss progress on transversal issues

The Operational actors

The central Sustainability team coordinates a community of sustainability contacts across business functions, geographies, brands, and industries.

The Environmental Management teams ensure follow-up and feedback on environmental footprint reporting and action plans.

Value Creation Model

Our approach to Sustainability is based on the principle of shared value creation, which we articulate according to five Capitals as defined by the International Integrated Reporting Council.

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What we are

We provide virtual worlds that allow our clients to create innovative experiences for their own customers. As a purpose-driven company and a sustainable innovation leader, our aim is to achieve a new development model to address the major challenges facing the world today.

From Things to Life

We open up new horizons. We should think about progress in terms of balance and impact. As we create value, what are we taking from our planet? Read our Manifesto to know more about our strategy.

ESG Management

We not only provides customers with sustainable technology solutions – we also strive to be a sustainable technology company ourselves. We are committed to improving the impact of our environmental, social, and corporate governance practices.