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Approach to ESG

There has never been a better time to leverage technology and human capabilities to tackle Environment, Social and Governance challenges.

ESG investor webinar

CEO, Aiman Ezzat presenting our policy and priorities in Dec 2021

ESG is embedded in our corporate strategy focusing on eight priorities material for a shared success

We aim to be the cornerstone of our ecosystem for lasting positives ESG impacts. Leveraging the spirit and energy of Capgemini teams, and using our operational excellence, innovative assets, and added-value partnerships, we continually increase our ESG performance and develop solutions and services to substantially improve the environmental performance of our clients.

Therefore, we focus on eight material ESG priorities that have significant positive impacts on Capgemini’s business model and value drivers, as well as for our stakeholders.

Capgemini 2022 Footprint

In 2023, Capgemini conducted the first-ever socio-economic and environmental footprint assessment of its 2022 activities. The objective of this study is to put Capgemini activities into perspective in terms of global employment and economic wealth creation, carbon footprint and biodiversity loss.

    Our ESG Policy 2021

    Our ESG Policy document, published in November 2021, sets out our commitments, approach and priorities on environmental, social and governance issues

      Our eight priorities

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      Environment

      Priority A | Act on climate change by being carbon neutral by 2025 and becoming a net zero business

      Priority B | Lead to low-carbon economic transition by helping our clients achieve their environmental commitments

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      Social

      Priority C | Relentlessly invest-in our talent through a unique experience developing tomorrow’s skills

      Priority D | Enhance a diverse, inclusive and hybrid work environment

      Priority E | Support Digital Inclusion in our communities

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      Governance

      Priority F | Foster a diverse and accountable governance

      Priority G | Maintain high ethical standards at all times for mutual growth

      Priority H |
      Protect and secure data, infrastructure and identity

      Our 11 Objectives

      Environment

      Objective 01
      Be carbon neutral for our own operations no later than 2025, across our supply chain by 2030, and committed to becoming a net zero business by 2040*

      Objective 02
      Transition to 100% renewable electricity by 2025, and electric vehicles by 2030

      Objective 03
      Help our clients to save 10m tons of CO2 eq by 2030

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      *Our initial objective, as published in our ESG Policy in 2021, was to become net zero well ahead of 2050. Since then, we have refined our net zero targets in line with the Science Based Target initiative’s (SBTi ) new Corporate Net-Zero Standard. Capgemini’s refined net zero targets have been assessed by the SBTi and were approved in July 2022. Our new net zero headline target is to achieve a 90% reduction in carbon emissions across Scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2040, compared to a baseline of 2019. For more information please refer to Capgemini Environmental Sustainability Report 2021/2022
      Social

      Objective 04
      Increase average learning hours per employee by 5% every year to ensure regular lifelong learning

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      Objective 05
      40% of women in our teams by 2025

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      Objective 06
      5M beneficiaries supported by our digital inclusion program by 2030

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      Governance

      Objective 07
      30% of women in executive leadership positions in 2025

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      Objective 08
      Maintain best-in-class corporate governance

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      Objective 09
      Maintain over 80% of the workforce with Ethics Score between 7-10

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      Objective 10
      By 2030, suppliers covering 80% of the purchase amount of the previous year, will have committed to our ESG standards

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      Objective 11
      Be recognized as a front leader on data protection and cybersecurity

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      Dive deeper on ESG in the dedicated section of our Investor Relations pages.