|[January 27, 2014]
Dassault Systèmes Ranked Fifth in Global 100 Index of the World's Most Sustainable Corporations
SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)--
Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company,
world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product
Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced at the annual SOLIDWORKS
World Conference in San Diego, California, that Corporate
Knights has ranked the company fifth in its Global
100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) index.
Dassault Systèmes (News - Alert) has moved up four places on the list since 2013 and is
the highest ranked software and services company on the index.
Now in its tenth year, the Global 100 index is recognized as the gold
standard in corporate sustainability analysis. Companies ranked in the
Global 100 index are the top overall sustainability performers in their
respective industrial sectors - and the 2014 rankings place Dassault
Systèmes in the fifth position out of al the companies evaluated.
"At Dassault Systèmes we work to provide business and people with
3DEXPERIENCE universes to imagine sustainable innovations capable of
harmonizing product, nature and life," said Bernard Charlès, President
and CEO, Dassault Systèmes. "We believe that the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform
can help our clients implement their sustainability strategy and imagine
products and services that are environmentally friendly, so that one day
we can reduce the impact on the planet."
Transparency, accuracy and reliability underpin Dassault Systèmes'
approach to sustainability. In each geographic region, the company has
established a Sustainability Leader, who is in charge of reducing the
environmental footprint and pushing for local green initiatives in their
specific region. These Sustainability Leaders work with site-specific
green teams that raise awareness of local programs and find ways for the
company to improve its sustainability efforts locally, nationally and
globally. The teams are responsible for implementing local programs such
as recycling of office waste, green building certifications, use of
renewable and efficient power, and bike-to-work initiatives.
For additional information, including the full ranking of all 100
companies and the methodology with which they were chosen, visit http://global100.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Global-100_Press-Release_2014.pdf.
For more information on Dassault Systèmes' sustainability efforts, visit http://www.3ds.com/environmental-responsibility/.
About Corporate Knights
Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights is a Toronto-based media and
investment advisory company. For more information, please visit www.corporateknights.com.
About Dassault Systèmes
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business
and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations.
Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed,
produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes' collaborative solutions
foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world
to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 170,000
customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.
For more information, visit www.3ds.com.
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