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EcoAct drives the new pan-industry Eco Rating scheme for mobile phones

EcoAct, an Atos enterprise, works collectively with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Business and Vodafone on new customer labelling to recognize extra sustainable cell telephones

Madrid July 7, 2021

EcoAct, an Atos enterprise, manages and orchestrates the Eco Ranking venture, a new pan-field labelling scheme a short while ago initiated by five of Europe’s leading cell operators. The Eco Ranking label will aid people recognize and compare the most sustainable cell telephones and inspire makers to cut down the environmental influence of their equipment in conditions of manufacturing, use, transportation, and disposal.

The coordination guidance presented by EcoAct ranges from the definition of governance and interaction protocols, by the administration of calendars and budgets, to the development of materials that facilitate performing classes and encourage ideation and choice-earning, all from a sustainable viewpoint.

As chief in worldwide sustainability consultancy and venture developer, EcoAct delivers the methodology of the Eco Ranking label and drives the collaborative process to facilitate the progress of Eco Ranking and its path to be a international common for all cell equipment.

The Eco Ranking initiative has been conjointly established by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica (functioning less than the O2 and Movistar makes), Telia Business and Vodafone to give reliable and exact details at retail on the environmental influence of making, employing, transporting and disposing of smartphones and function telephones.  Eco Ranking will permit operators and their clients to inspire a wider rating of telephones and respond to the demand for extra sustainable electronics.

A variety of new customer telephones from 16 cell phone makes will be assessed by the Eco Ranking initiative, with other folks predicted to be introduced in the potential. Launch associates contain Bullitt Group – Dwelling of CAT and Motorola rugged telephones, Doro, HMD International – Dwelling of Nokia Phones, Huawei, MobiWire, Motorola / Lenovo, OnePlus, OPPO, Samsung Electronics, TCL / Alcatel, Xiaomi, and ZTE.

Starting up in June 2021, the cell operators began to introduce the distinctive Eco Ranking labelling at factors of sale throughout 24 nations around the world[one] in Europe. Buyers can learn extra about the initiative and see how the rating is calculated by visiting www.ecoratingdevices.com.

Subsequent a detailed evaluation, each individual cell phone handset will be supplied an total Eco Ranking score out of a most of a hundred factors to signal the environmental effectiveness of the unit throughout its total daily life cycle. The Eco Ranking label will also highlight five critical elements of cell unit sustainability, giving supplemental details about sturdiness, repairability, recyclability, climate performance and source performance.

Cristina Raventós, Director EcoAct Spain mentioned: Our fifteen-12 months know-how in assisting firms implement optimistic alter in response to climate and carbon worries is an asset in coordinating the taking part businesses, spreading the phrase about the initiative, and advertising a collaborative process in get to facilitate the label’s progress. We are happy to be a aspect of this European venture and to aid Eco Ranking starting to be a international common for all cell equipment”.

Jean-Philippe Poirault, International Head of Telecom, Media, Technological innovation Sector, Atos mentioned: “We’re satisfied to see that the Telecom field shares our dedication to cut down their environmental footprint and suggest options to cut down customers’ emissions. Our operate engages our ecosystem in a virtuous circle of decarbonization, reinforcing Atos’ position as the chief for sustainability in digital services and technology.”

The Eco Ranking scores from the 16 cell phone makes will be leveraged by Atos inside its Atos Digital Decarbonization Exchange Platform (DDX) and will also be utilized as a new component of the Group’s Digital Decarbonization assessments.

The Atos Digital Decarbonization Exchange Platform is aspect of Atos’ Internet to Zero Transformation portfolio, the most thorough, close-to-close decarbonization abilities on the sector to permit and accelerate their journeys to web zero.  The Atos Digital Decarbonization Exchange Platform makes it possible for enterprises and corporations to leverage digital to simplify and automate the collection, calculation, reporting, data investigation and visualization of emissions throughout the value chain. It is launched on Atos Digital Hub.

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About EcoAct

A subsidiary of Atos, EcoAct is a non-public worldwide sustainability venture developer and consultancy, centered in Paris, with one hundred sixty personnel in places of work in France, the British isles, Spain, Turkey, the US and Kenya. The enterprise has unmatched depth and breadth in delivering holistic options that permit businesses to cut down their carbon emissions though driving business effectiveness. EcoAct has carried out carbon reduction and sustainability initiatives for some of the world’s leading makes, though also developing and partnering with carbon offsetting, biodiversity and financial progress programs in Africa, Asia, China and the Americas. EcoAct is a CDP gold spouse, a founding member of ICROA, a strategic spouse in the implementation of the Gold Conventional for International Ambitions and reviews to the United Nations International Compact.

For extra details, visit www.eco-act.com

Press contacts:

Beatriz Guillén Gómez | [email protected] | +34 661 023 931

British isles: Catherine Radojcin | [email protected] | +forty four 7485 325 93

France: Lorraine Brucker-Romac | [email protected]  | +33 one eighty one 80 95 10

About Atos

Atos is a international chief in digital transformation with one zero five,000 personnel and yearly income of above € eleven billion. European quantity 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and high effectiveness computing, the Group delivers tailor-made close-to-close options for all industries in seventy one nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products and solutions, Atos is dedicated to a secure and decarbonized digital for its customers. Atos operates less than the makes Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The goal of Atos is to aid style and design the potential of the details space. Its know-how and services guidance the progress of expertise, education and learning and exploration in a multicultural solution and add to the progress of scientific and technological excellence. Across the environment, the Group permits its clients and personnel, and associates of societies at huge to reside, operate and develop sustainably, in a harmless and secure details space.

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International: Marilyn Florent | [email protected] | +33 6 sixty six 51 36 80

[one] The Eco Ranking methodology will be rolled out in the pursuing European nations around the world: Albania, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.