Esri had made Fast Company magazine's annual list of the world's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Data Science. The annual list honors leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in nimble business and impactful innovation.

"Each year, our reporting team scours the globe to identify organizations that have been both innovative and impactful in their industry, the business world and the larger culture," says Robert Safian, editor and managing director of Fast Company. "We are pleased to recognize Esri for its commitment to using its software to help address everything from natural disasters to income inequality."

Esri technology is integrated into operational systems all over the world, ranging from emergency response to overnight delivery.

The Most Innovative Companies list (March 2017 issue) is available online at www.fastcompany.com/MIC.

About Esri

Since 1969, Esri has provided customers worldwide tools to think and plan geographically. A specialist in GIS, Esri software is used in more than 350,000 organizations including each of the 200 largest cities in the U.S., most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications run on more than 1 million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers. Esri provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server and Internet platforms.