ATLANTA and WATERLOO, Ont., May 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in logistics-intensive retailers, announced the release of its 2022 Environmental Report, Social and Governance ( “ESG”) report.
“Descartes plays an important role in uniting the people and technology that make the world go round, which includes embracing ESG issues,” said Edward Ryan, CEO of Descartes. “We have listened to our various stakeholders – including customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders – to better understand which ESG initiatives are most important to them. We have focused on ESG initiatives where Descartes can have the greatest impact, whether directly through our own business or indirectly through the companies we work with.”
Descartes’ ESG report identifies many areas where the company has made progress on ESG initiatives, including the following:
Descartes’ positive environmental impact, including helping customers reduce carbon emissions, paper usage and fuel consumption;
Descartes’ role in assisting clients in fulfilling their own social and governance initiatives, including compliance with economic and trade sanctions imposed in connection with evolving geopolitical issues;
Descartes’ commitment and investment in privacy and security;
Descartes’ efforts to develop a diverse, capable team of employees working in a healthy and rewarding work environment; and
Descartes commitment to admirable business conduct and ethics.
You can read Descartes’ full ESG report here.
Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in on-demand Software-as-a-Service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular Software-as-a-Service solutions to direct, plan, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; Evaluate, check and pay transport invoices; Access to global trading data; Submit customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world’s largest, collaborative, multi-modal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.comand get in touch with us LinkedIn and Twitter.
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This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws (“forward-looking statements”) relating to Descartes’ plans and progress with respect to various ESG initiatives, including the potentially beneficial environmental impact of deploying Descartes solutions; and other matters. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements or developments expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements will. These factors include, among others, the factors and assumptions discussed in the section entitled “Certain Factors That May Affect Future Results” in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ontario Securities Commission and other securities regulators throughout Canada were submitted, including Descartes, who last submitted management’s discussion and analysis. Should such risks actually occur, they could have a significant impact on our business, financial position and results of operations. In this event, the trading price of our common stock could potentially decrease significantly. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management’s current expectations and plans regarding the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. We undertake no obligation or undertaking to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, except as required by law.