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DATE: 02/06/2019

ANSYS Recognized as a Leader in Corporate Sustainability

Company named to 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index

PITTSBURGH, February 6, 2019 – Corporate Knights, a media and research company dedicated to promoting corporate sustainability, named ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) to its 2019 global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index (Global 100).

Corporate Knights determined the Global 100 following a rigorous analysis of 7,500 publicly listed companies spanning every industry with US$1 billion or more in revenues. The organization analyzed a suite of 21 key performance indicators covering resource management, employee management, clean revenue and supplier performance.

Corporate Knights also measured Global 100 companies against companies tracked within the MSCI All Country World Index, which analyzes global stock market activity. The comparison revealed that sustainability-focused companies generally delivered more revenue for investors and had better corporate longevity.

"ANSYS simulation enables engineers around the globe to create a more sustainable world. We strive to be a corporate leader in sustainability and we are honored to be included within the Global 100 index," said Maria Shields, senior vice president and CFO at ANSYS. "Placement on this list reflects ANSYS' ongoing focus on the environmental, social, and governance issues arising in our culture and operations at every level."

About Ansys

If you've ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane, driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a bridge or put on wearable technology, chances are you've used a product where Ansys software played a critical role in its creation. Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. Through our strategy of Pervasive Engineering Simulation, we help the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help them solve the most complex design challenges and create products limited only by imagination. Founded in 1970, Ansys is headquartered south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Visit for more information.

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