Atos strengthens its commitment to sustainability, with ISO 14001 environmental certification for four of its Atos | Syntel sites in India
Mumbai, India, January 29 2020
Atos, global leader in digital transformation, today announced that four of its largest sites in India, consolidated through the acquisition of Syntel in 2018, have achieved ISO 14001 environmental certification, which reflects the company’s commitment to use resources efficiently and responsibly and to measure and manage environmental impact of company decisions. This is in line with Atos Group standards, as almost 90% of its main offices and core datacenters are already certified or in the process of being certified at the end of 2019. These Atos | Syntel sites include two locations in Mumbai (SEEPZ and Airoli), as well as two global development campuses located in Pune and Chennai.
ISO 14001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS), which provides an operational tool for measuring environmental goals. The new ISO 14001 certification addresses a wide range of environmental initiatives, including carbon reduction, energy consumption, travel impacts, and waste and recycling management across the four sites.
Rakesh Khanna, CEO of Atos | Syntel said:
“Atos is proud to be on the cutting edge of environmental responsibility, by earning ISO 14001 certification for our biggest facilities in India. We are leading by example and setting a new standard in India, making Atos a great place to work and doing our part to make the planet a better place for future generations.”
Philippe Mareine, Chief Digital and Transformation Officer, Head of Group Human Resources & CSR at Atos said:
“ISO 14001 is a key operational tool for achieving our environmental goals. At the end of 2019 and throughout the entire Group, almost 90% of our main offices and core datacenters have been or are in the progress of being certified. I congratulate all 28,000 Atos employees in India for their involvement in this demanding process. Such certification shows Atos’ consistent commitment towards a sustainable planet, in line with Atos´ statement of purpose.”
For the past 10 years, the Atos Environmental Program has focused on supporting the necessary transition to a low-carbon economy by reducing the Company’s carbon emissions and minimizing the environmental impact of its activities and its customers’ businesses.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education as well as multicultural and pluralistic approaches to research that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers, employees and collaborators, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably and confidently in the information technology space.
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