Dassault Systèmes 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.
As a software company dedicated to enabling customers from all sectors of the economy to innovate sustainably, we are committed to managing our own environmental footprint fully.
Dassault Systèmes vision for sustainable innovation puts people at the heart of everything we do. As a company, we firmly believe that The Only Progess is Human, and are committed to generating positive social impact.
For Dassault Systèmes, pursuing ethical and sustainable growth is a one of the pillars of our corporate social responsibility policy and our sustainability strategy more widely.
Dassault Sytèmes’ committment to sustainability is recognised in a variety of leading ratings and rankings. We are proud of our achievements, and aim to continually improve our impact.
We are listed in MSCI ESG Ratings, and confirmed our ‘’AA’’ rating in July 2020. An MSCI ESG Rating is designed to measure a company’s resilience to long-term, industry material environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks. MSCI ESG Ratings range from leader (AAA, AA), average (A, BBB, BB) to laggard (B, CCC).
A rating of C as part of ISS ESG Ratings in January 2020, which ranks us in the 1st decile within the Software & IT Services industry. ISS’ assessment of a company’s sustainability performance is based on approximately 100 criteria, selected specifically for each industry. A decile rank of 1 indicates a high ESG performance relative to a company’s industry, while a 10 indicates a lower relative ESG performance.
We have been rated as ‘’Low Risk’’ in terms of ESG by Sustainalytics, which places us in the 9th decile among rated companies globally, and in the 5th decile within our industry (1st decile = lowest risk).
In 2020, we were ranked 11/83 among Software sector companies.
We are a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index, and received a rating of 3.7 in September 2020. This places us at the 69th percentile rank.
The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. Scores range from 0 to 5 (higher scores are better).
For many years Dassault Systèmes has been consistently recognized as one of the world’s 200 most sustainable companies in terms of “cleaner revenue”. Our software provides a positive impact by helping our customers go green in their operations and the broader economy.”
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Read more about our Social, Societal, Environmental responsibility, Business Ethics and Vigilance plans in our latest Annual report.
Pursuing ethical and sustainable growth is a fundamental value and one of the pillars of our corporate social responsibility policy.
Our Sustainability Compass guides us, while our governance processes maintain a high level of accountability within our organization on the topic of Sustainability.