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Atos named on CDP ‘A List’ for leading effort against climate change

Paris, December 10, 2020

Atos today announced that it has been commended for its actions to deal with global warming by global non-profit corporation CDP, just one of the funding users of the Science Centered Targets initiative, which drives businesses and governments to lessen their greenhouse gas emissions. Atos has achieved a position on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for climate change for the seventh time, primarily based on the Group’s climate reporting in 2020. Atos is amid the major 5% of 5,800+ businesses scored around the world, symbolizing 50 percent of the global current market capitalization.

Atos was acknowledged for its actions to mitigate climate danger and to accelerate the changeover toward a decarbonized economic climate, concentrated on decreasing the carbon footprint of its business enterprise pursuits and embarking its ecosystem of shoppers, associates and suppliers on this journey.

“The 5th anniversary of the Paris Climate Arrangement, taking position this week, reminds us of the urgency of taking motion to keep away from global warming past the 1.5°C focus on. Atos committed to internet-zero carbon emissions by 2035 and we are on monitor,” explained Philippe Mareine, Main Digital & Transformation Officer, Head of CSR at Atos. “CDP’s recognition and our rank in the ‘A-list’ reflect our impactful actions to lessen our environmental footprint and interact our ecosystem in a virtuous circle of decarbonization,” he included.

As leader in secure and decarbonized digital, Atos strengthened its environmental technique in 2020 by committing to lessen by 50 percent its global carbon emissions (scopes 1,2 and three in totality) in the subsequent 10 yrs and obtain internet-zero carbon emissions by 2035, a date which  is  15  years  ahead  of the  ambitious  aim of the  UN  Paris  Agreement  on Climate  Change to  restrict the global  warming of the planet to 1.5°C compared to pre-industrial levels (internet-zero by 2050). Some of Atos’ major achievements involve:

  • Reducing its operational carbon intensity (tons CO2 / M€ ER[1]) down to 21 tCO2 / M€ ER (2019) and for that reason achieving the initially milestone of the SBTi 2oC ten yrs in advance
  • Reaching carbon neutrality for the emissions below its command since 2018
  • Lowering the vitality use of our datacenters by 27% since 2015
  • Obtaining the ISO 14001 certification in 89% of our main web-sites (places of work and information centers)
  • Introducing in 2020 an inner carbon pricing (eighty € / tons CO2) to push business enterprise choices toward decarbonization
  • Introducing binding contractual Decarbonization Stage Agreements (DLAs) for its clients
  • Top the European supercomputing current market by establishing the most electric power productive product line of supercomputers in the earth, BullSequana X. Also, Atos crafted the #1 vitality-productive machine in the Top rated one hundred largest supercomputers in the earth, owned by the Jülich Supercomputing Centre in Germany
  • Participating its suppliers and associates as a result of ambitious decarbonization development ideas to halve its Scope three emissions by fifty% by 2030 (2019 foundation line)
  • Reinforcing its decarbonization abilities as a result of EcoAct acquisition and specialized startups (Tier 1, Greenspector, Approach A) in its Scaler software.

Atos was amongst the signatories of the  “Business  Ambition  for  1.5°C” pledge, introduced in mid-2015 in the operate-up to the Paris Climate Change Meeting. Atos has, amid other rankings, topped the DJSI index in its business since 2018 and was awarded “Platinum” by EcoVadis in 2020.

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CDP Methodology

A detailed and independent methodology is applied by CDP to assess these businesses, allocating a score of A to D primarily based on the comprehensiveness of disclosure, awareness and management of environmental dangers and demonstration of best tactics involved with environmental leadership, this sort of as placing ambitious and meaningful targets. Individuals that really do not disclose or offered insufficient details are marked with an F.

The comprehensive record of businesses that made this year’s CDP A Record is obtainable here, alongside with other publicly obtainable organization scores: https://www.cdp.internet/en/businesses/businesses-scores

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with a hundred and ten,000 staff members in 73 international locations and yearly income of € twelve billion. European variety just one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Substantial-Effectiveness Computing, the Team gives stop-to-stop Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Large Data, Enterprise Purposes and Digital Workplace alternatives. The Team is the Worldwide Facts Know-how Lover for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates below the models Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The function of Atos is to help design the upcoming of the details house. Its abilities and companies aid the enhancement of know-how, education and research in a multicultural solution and contribute to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the earth, the Team permits its clients and staff members, and users of societies at substantial to live, perform and produce sustainably, in a risk-free and secure details house.

Press make contact with: Marion Delmas | [email protected] | +33 6 37 sixty three ninety one 99

[1] External income