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Dassault Systèmes joins the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) to support the harmonisation of product, nature and life

- The company takes the next step in its commitment to sustainable innovation by joining a global organisation dedicated to promoting digital sustainability during Climate Week 2020

- Dassault Systèmes and other GeSI partners will use their combined know-how and experience to identify opportunities and develop effective solutions in key areas
- Since 2012, the 3DEXPERIENCE platform helps industry to analyse and understand the impact of innovations on people and the environment

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) announced that it has joined the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), a global organisation supporting digital sustainability. With this membership, Dassault Systèmes joins a growing number of major information, communications and technology companies and organisations from around the world committed to promoting social and environmental sustainability through technology.
"Innovations whose effects on the environment and people have not been thought through cannot be sustainable. By modelling these impacts in virtual universes, we are accelerating the creation of a more sustainable future and improving our collective ability to achieve the United Nations' sustainable development goals," said Alice Steenland, Chief Sustainability Officer of Dassault Systèmes. "As a focused company, we want to be the driving force and pioneer of a sustainable world. We are constantly working to improve people's lives by working with our customers to address the major sustainability challenges. As part of GeSI, we look forward to driving forward sustainable solutions together with other leading companies".
Luis Neves, Managing Director and CEO of GeSI, said the organization welcomes Dassault Systèmes as a member with extensive experience in 3D digital technologies.
"GeSI is committed to creating a smarter, more sustainable world based on digital solutions," said Neves. "We are very pleased to welcome Dassault Systèmes, a leader in its industry. This commitment strengthens GeSI's work to use innovative digital solutions as a force for good, as we pledged to do in the context of Agenda 2030. We look forward to a long term partnership with Dassault Systèmes".
With the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and digital applications, Dassault Systèmes provides companies and users with collaborative virtual environments for creating sustainable innovations. Recognising that sustainability is the primary driver of innovation in all sectors of the economy and of progress in society as a whole, Dassault Systèmes focuses on supporting the sustainable growth of its customers, creating a better world for people and fostering the workforce of the future.
GeSI is a globally recognised thought leader, preferred partner and proactive driver of sustainable solutions in information and communication technology (ICT) - as measured by the development and deployment of its tools, its broad membership base and its contributions to relevant issues. The GeSI has set itself the goal of shaping a more sustainable world through responsible, ICT-based transformation. Its members and partners use their collective know-how and experience to identify opportunities and develop effective solutions in key areas, including climate change, energy/resource efficiency, electronic waste management, responsible practices in the supply chain, labour rights and public policies.



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