Press Release

2021 DJSI Industry Leaders: Bureau Veritas confirms its leadership position in the Professional Services Industry category

Nov. 16 2021

Bureau  Veritas,  a  world  leader  in  testing,  inspection  and  certification is  ranked  #1  in  the Professional  Services  Industry category of  the   2021  Dow  Jones  Sustainability Indices  (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment rankings.

The Group achieved a score of 85/100 compared to an industry average of 34/100.  Its assessment results range from 85 to 86 in the three  criteria: Governance & Economic, Environmental and Social.

Didier  Michaud-Daniel, Chief  Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas, commented:

“We are  proud  to rank first in our professional category, and  count  among the world’s sustainability top- performing companies in the DJSI. This recognition reflects Bureau Veritas’ continuous efforts to be a role model in the industry in terms of Sustainability, particularly regarding environmental, social and good governance issues. It illustrates the engagement of our 78,000  Trust Makers, throughout all levels of the company, in contributing to having a positive impact on people and the planet.”

Manjit Jus, Global Head of ESG Research, S&P Global, added:

"We congratulate Bureau Veritas for being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World. A DJSI distinction is a reflection of being a sustainability leader in your industry. The  record  number  of companies participating in the 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment is testament to the growing movement for ESG disclosure and transparency."

The DJSI are float-adjusted market  capitalization weighted indices that measure the performance of companies selected using environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

The DJSI, including the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), were  launched in 1999  as the  pioneering  series  of  global  sustainability  benchmarks available  in  the  market.   The  index  family comprises of global, regional and country benchmarks.

Being named the most responsible company in its industry category, while contending with 43 other companies, is recognition of Bureau Veritas’ commitment to be exemplary in terms of sustainability internally while offering a wide range of sustainability services and solutions through  its BV Green Line.

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has more  than  78,000  employees  located  in  more  than  1,600  offices  and  laboratories  around the  globe.  Bureau Veritas helps its 400,000 clients improve their performance by offering services and  innovative solutions in order  to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and  processes meet  standards and  regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and  belongs to the Next 20 index. Compartment A, ISIN code  FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI.

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