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MONTREAL, Sept. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services announces that it has been selected as a Dow Jones Sustainability Index company at a global level. It joins 33 new companies to the list of 317 worldwide.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index tracks best practices in sustainability leadership including corporate, economic, environmental and social performance. The Index is used by financial firms to evaluate the financial performance of socially responsible investments and provides asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.
"CGI is committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work," said Michael E. Roach, President and CEO, CGI. "With over 100 offices in 16 countries, we realize that running a sustainable organization is not only the right thing to do, but is essential to continued success. It's an honor and privilege to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. This is a significant accomplishment for CGI and acknowledges the pledge we have made to our stakeholders."
Founded in 1976, CGI is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 26,000 professionals in over 100 offices across 16 countries. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States of America, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annualized revenue run rate is currently $3.8 billion and as at June 30, 2009, its order backlog was $11.8 billion. CGI's shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices. Website: www.cgi.com.
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