Each year, Capgemini is recognised by independent research agencies, sustainability analysts and industry partners for its leadership in Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S).
As a result of its on-going commitment to Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, in 2016 the Capgemini Group
- was named, for the fourth consecutive year, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute;
- became a new member of the Standard Ethics Index;
- remained in the FTSE4Good index and the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe;
- became a new member of the STOXX ESG leader index;
- received a score of ‘A-’ in the CDP Climate Change Index, placing Capgemini in the top 25% of all companies assessed by CDP;
- maintained the OEKOM Prime Status in the OEKOM Corporate Responsibility Index;
- was confirmed as a constituent of the EURONEXT Vigeo Eiris Europe 120 and Eurozone 120 indices; and
- maintained our position as a Gold rated supplier on the Ecovadis collaborative CSR supply chain platform.
In the UK, Capgemini
achieved platinum status in the 2016 BITC Environment Index, which benchmarks companies against all aspects of their environmental management and performance;
maintained the ‘Community Mark’ from BITC for demonstrating excellence in balancing community investment while remaining competitive and profitable;
were recognised in the Third Sector Business Charity Awards for its innovative people partnership with the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust;
became a rated supplier on the CIPS Corporate Sustainability Index;
featured in the Top 300 companies in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index;
were accredited with the Disability Confident Employer badge;
received a Gold band status in the BITC Diversity & Wellbeing benchmark in 2015;
demonstrated outstanding environmental performance at its Merlin data centre meriting the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres; and
were awarded the Mayor of London’s Business Energy Challenge – Gold Award for reducing the carbon intensity of our London offices in 2015.
We have stated our commitment to Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability in a number of arenas:
- Capgemini CEO Paul Hermelin signed the Business Proposals for COP 21 in support of the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2015;
- Capgemini has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2004. The member companies of this program support/comply with ten principles in the areas of the environment, human rights, labour rights, and the fight against corruption;
- Capgemini supports the principles of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO) refusing the use of forced labour or child labour;
- Capgemini supports the OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises;
- Capgemini has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact’s “Caring for Climate” initiative since its inception in 2007;
- Capgemini has been a signatory to the Women’s Empowerment Principles since their inception in 2011.
In the UK, Capgemini
- became the first IT services and consulting company to publish approved science-based targets consistent with the COP21 2015 Paris Agreement to keep temperatures below the 2oC threshold;
- signed a series of six communiques on Climate Change organized by the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders’ Group on Climate Change. They are the Trillion Tonne (2014), Climate Change (2012), Cancun (2010), Copenhagen (2009), Poznan (2008), and Bali (2007) communiques; and
- registered its support for the “Think Act Report” initiative, a voluntary framework developed by the UK Government with the aim of promoting gender equality within the workplace.