Sopra Steria obtains the Platinum medal from EcoVadis for its performance in corporate responsibility
Zurich/Paris, July 7, 2020 – Sopra Steria, one of the European leaders in consulting, digital services and software publishing, receives the « Platinum » medal from EcoVadis. This award, the assessment platform’s highest level of recognition, rewards the Group for its overall performance in corporate responsibility.
In 2019, Sopra Steria was already ranked amongst the most responsible companies, at the advanced “Gold” level with a score higher than 66/100. This year, for the second consecutive year, the Group appears in the « Top 1% » of the most successful companies in corporate responsibility, obtaining a score of 74/100 and the « Platinum » level that EcoVadis introduced for the first time in 2020.
Engaged with the UN Global Compact, Sopra Steria has for many years pursued a policy of social, environmental, societal and ethical responsibility for a more sustainable world, and has implemented a program of actions to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, limit the environmental impact of its activities and help its customers to reduce their environmental footprints.
« We are very happy to receive the Platinum Medal from EcoVadis. This distinction rewards in particular our ambitious environmental programme, which includes our new objectives for greenhouse gas emissions reductions – aligned with the trajectory limiting the rise in the global average temperature to 1.5°C – and the acceleration of our programmes of action to design more eco-responsible services and solutions, particularly in the area of digital sustainability», declaresVincent Paris, CEO of Sopra Steria.
EcoVadis is one of the reference platforms for the evaluation of corporate social responsibility. Its evaluation methodology is based on international standards and is guided by a scientific committee composed of experts in corporate social responsibility and supply chain, in order to ensure that its evaluations are independent and reliable.
The new EcoVadis standards for 2020 are as follows:
- Platinum (new): top 1% of the highest rated companies (overall score ≥73)
- Gold: top 5% (unchanged) of the highest rated companies (overall score ≥66)
- Silver: top 25% (vs. 30% in 2019) of the highest rated companies (overall score ≥54)
- Bronze: top 50% (vs. 65% in 2019) of the highest rated companies (overall score ≥45)
To learn more about Sopra Steria’s commitments in corporate responsibility : https://www.soprasteria.ch/en/about-us/corporate-responsibility
About Sopra Steria
Sopra Steria, a European leader in consulting, digital services and software development, helps its clients drive their digital transformation to obtain tangible and sustainable benefits. It provides end-to-end solutions to make large companies and organisations more competitive by combining in-depth knowledge of a wide range of business sectors and innovative technologies with a fully collaborative approach. Sopra Steria places people at the heart of everything it does and is committed to making the most of digital technology to build a positive future for its clients. With 46,000 employees in 25 countries, the Group generated revenue of €4.4 billion in 2019.
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