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Qualys' first ESG Report promotes responsible practices

Tue, 22nd Aug 2023

Qualys, a provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has announced the publication of its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report.

The inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report showcases its robust adherence to responsible business practices and sustainable operations.

Sumedh Thakar, President and CEO of Qualys, emphasises Qualys' dedication to ethical actions, building trust with various stakeholders, and integrating ESG considerations into their business strategy for long-term value creation.

This approach reflects a growing trend in the corporate world, where companies recognise the importance of sustainability and responsible business practices.

Sumedh Thakar says: "Qualys' ESG Report reflects our unwavering commitment to governance, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility."

"By prioritising ethical actions, we cultivate trust among customers, partners, and stakeholders, which is essential to our business strategy and long-term value creation." 

"As we integrate ESG into the fabric of our business, we thank our team, customers, and board for shaping a secure world," says Sumedh Thaker.

The inaugural ESG Report unveils Qualys' dedication to ESG across four pivotal pillars:

Governance and Ethical Practices: Qualys maintains a diverse board committed to strong corporate governance aligned with regulations and best practices. Further, it extends its responsible business practices to vendor and supply chain management.

Customer-Centric Approach: Recognising the dynamic cybersecurity landscape, Qualys continually innovates to protect clients from evolving threats. Qualys holds itself to the highest standards and takes pride in its dedication to customers, comprehensive security measures and the robustness of its risk assessment and management.

Team and Community Support: Qualys says diversity flourishes at driving innovation and inclusivity, as its investment in employee learning, career growth, and well-being underscores the company's commitment to its workforce. 

Additionally, Qualys prioritises community engagement, contributing through volunteering, community service, and philanthropic endeavours.

Sustainable Operations: Qualys has prioritised environmental initiatives and is committed to responsible practices and sustainability. Qualys operates within energy-efficient networks and data centres and works to reduce energy, waste, and materials consumption to minimise the company's direct environmental footprint.

Qualys provides disruptive cloud-based security, compliance and IT solutions with over 10,000 subscription customers worldwide, including Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100 companies. Qualys helps organisations streamline and automate their security and compliance solutions onto a single platform for greater agility, better business outcomes, and substantial cost savings.

The Qualys Cloud Platform leverages a single agent to continuously deliver critical security intelligence while enabling enterprises to automate the full spectrum of vulnerability detection, compliance, and protection for IT systems, workloads and web applications across on-premises, endpoints, servers, public and private clouds, containers, and mobile devices. 

Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has strategic partnerships and is designed to seamlessly integrate its vulnerability management capabilities into security offerings from cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services, the Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure.

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