Our approach to ESG

Our Achievements

As a result of our active dialogue with our stakeholders, we benchmark our sustainability performance against international benchmarks and voluntary initiatives.

The SXI Switzerland Sustainability 25® Index included Temenos among the 25 Swiss stocks from the SMI® Expanded Index with the best sustainability scores.

Temenos remains a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series following the December 2021 index review. FTSE Russell confirms that Temenos has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

Temenos ranked as a sustainability leader in the Software and Services category in the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the third year running and in the DJSI Europe Index for the second time. Read Press Release

The company also received a Silver Class distinction in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022, as well as Industry Mover status in recognition of recording the strongest year on year score improvement in the software industry. Read Press Release

In 2021, Temenos Headquarters SA, participated for the first time, in the CDP and received a rating of A- which is in the Leadership band and is amongst 21% of companies that reached Leadership level in its Activity Group: IT and software development. This rating is higher than the Europe regional average of B, and higher than the IT & software development sector average of C. Read Press Release

CDP is considered to be the world’s largest environmental disclosure platform collecting information on how companies, cities, regions, and nations measure and manage climate change, water security, and deforestation issues.

The Environmental Management System (EMS) in our offices in India, Romania, United Kingdom and Luxembourg received ISO 14001:2015 certification, with more than 60% coverage across Temenos globally.

In 2021, Temenos AG received a rating of AA in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment. MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers.

Temenos has been rated as PRIME by ISS ESG Corporate Rating for its sustainability performance. Prime status is awarded to companies with an ESG performance above the sector-specific Prime threshold, which means that they fulfil ambitious absolute performance requirements.

Temenos Group AG received an ISS QualityScore rating of “1” in ISS ESG’s Social as well as Environmental categories by ISS ESG Corporate Rating for its sustainability performance.

Temenos obtained a platinum medal by EcoVadis for its sustainability performance, ranking among the top 1% performers evaluated in all four themes (Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement). To receive this medal, companies must have an overall score higher than 76/100.

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services awarded the ‘Prize of the Geneva Economy 2018’ in recognition of our long term contribution to the Geneva economy

Temenos was named as one of the Best 2019 Workplaces in Europe

• Temenos Luxembourg: 2019 Great Place to Work (1st place)
• Temenos Greece: 2018 Great Place to Work (2nd place)
• Temenos United Arab Emirates: 2019 Great Place to Work (12th place)
• Temenos India: 2019 Great Place to Work (certified)

Temenos was included for the first time in 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The company achieved a perfect 100% disclosure score, compared to 95.35% average for the technology sector, while the Temenos overall GEI score was 72.64%, 3% higher than the Technology sector average. Read Press Release