Atos boosts its decarbonization ambition committing to Net Zero by 2028

Truman Slate

Paris (France), February eighteen, 2021

Atos currently announces that it is increasing its decarbonization ambition to get to “net zero” by 2028. With this ambition, Atos is committing to minimizing the world carbon emissions beneath its command and affect by fifty% by 2025[1] (scopes 1, 2, three[2]), and to offset all its residual emissions by 2028.

Atos’ new trajectory is 22 a long time ahead of the 2050 concentrate on set by the Paris Settlement to restrict world warming to 2°C by 2050 higher than pre-industrial stages, and 7 a long time ahead of the concentrate on beforehand set by the Group.

With this ambition, Atos also commits to get to the SBTi concentrate on by 2025. The SBTi concentrate on on greenhouse gasoline emission reduction aims to restrict world temperature increase to 1.5°C higher than pre-industrial stages. Atos’ concentrate on is 5 a long time ahead of the two the most stringent SBTi pathway and of the concentrate on beforehand set by the Group.

The conclusion to increase its ambition was inspired by the achievement of Atos’ decarbonization options, which have now materialized into a reduction of the Group’s world carbon emissions by fifteen% in 2020[three] (from three.three to 2.8 M Tons CO2), of which an approximated 10% is structural enhancement in addition to the conjunctural Covid-19 effect. It also demonstrates Atos’ determination to additional speed up its customers’ electronic decarbonization.

Atos is at the time again positioning alone amid the most innovative technology corporations all over the world in the battle against climate change and is helping to restrict world warming to 1.5° C higher than pre-industrial stages. As a reminder, Atos is ranked #1 in the electronic sector all over the world by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

“It is time to speed up the battle against climate change. By increasing our own decarbonization ambition, we will far better aid our consumers on their journey by tapping into the ability of electronic technologies and their recognized possible to lessen carbon emissions by up to twenty p.c in other sectors. Our all over the world marketplace leadership in decarbonization will immediately benefit all our customers”, reported Elie Girard, Atos CEO.

Atos has now strongly executed on its decarbonization options above the past 12 months, resulting from a approach that encompasses all small business activities and small business units, and a long time of continuous financial investment in abilities, competencies, and research. The Group’s decarbonization attempts are targeted on four major locations:

  • Authentic estate: optimization of business place and energy intake throughout all areas, with significant attempts to adopt decarbonized energy. This has materialized into a 34% decrease of world CO2 emissions of Atos offices in 2020 vs. 2019 (19% excluding the Covid-19 effect), with an accelerated change to carbon-totally free and renewable energy, powering forty four% of all Atos offices in 2020 (versus twenty five% in 2019)
  • Datacenters: improved energy efficiency materializing into a fifteen% decrease of world energy intake of Atos datacenters in 2020 vs. 2019 and a change to carbon-totally free and renewable energy, which now powers 55% of all Atos datacenters in 2020 (versus 32% in 2019)
  • Source chain: introduction of systematic decarbonization standards for the Atos offer chain, which has now led to significant gains (e.g. a 10% reduction in the energy intake of all new PCs). Atos was outlined amid the prime 7% of corporations assessed for provider engagement on climate change in the 2020 CDP Provider Engagement Leaderboard
  • Merchandise & remedies: Atos repeatedly increases the energy efficiency of its goods, illustrated by the release in 2020 of the #1 greenest equipment amid the prime a hundred largest supercomputers in the world, furnished to the Jülich Supercomputing Centre in Germany.

To be certain that its determination to decarbonization is reflected at all stages throughout the company and to increase personnel consciousness on electronic sustainability, Atos released in 2020 an inner carbon pricing mechanism (80 € / ton CO2), which applies to all of Atos’ operations, as nicely as the “Atos Green” app, which provides Atos workers with sources to be certain the least expensive feasible environmental effect.

In parallel, Atos options to build a reinforced offsetting application, focusing largely on carbon sequestration, for all its residual emissions.

For its buyers, Atos is establishing a unique decarbonization supplying to aid its consumers in promptly applying thorough decarbonization techniques. Capitalizing on the acquisition of EcoAct in 2020 and the advancement of a devoted portfolio, Atos now provides CO2 reduction commitments by means of DLAs (Decarbonization Amount Agreements) in all massive contracts. These commitments, which are measurable and auditable by 3rd parties, bind Atos to indemnify consumers if the 12 months-above-12 months carbon reduction contractually agreed commitments are not achieved.

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About Atos

Atos is a world chief in electronic transformation with one zero five,000 workers and annual earnings of above € eleven billion. European variety 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and significant performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end remedies for all industries in 71 nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and goods, Atos is committed to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its consumers. Atos operates beneath the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), outlined on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The goal of Atos is to assistance layout the long term of the details place. Its knowledge and expert services aid the advancement of information, education and research in a multicultural tactic and lead to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the world, the Group enables its buyers and workers, and members of societies at massive to are living, perform and build sustainably, in a risk-free and protected details place.

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[1] 2019 baseline Atos’ new ambition has been totally validated by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative.

[2] As outlined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol: https://ghgprotocol.org/

[three] Scopes 1,2 and three

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