Environment

Atos has decided to comply with the most demanding 1.5ºC Science Based Target

Atos commits to net-zero carbon emissions as soon as 2028

We have set the highest standard for our industry not only for our own ambitious net-zero targets but also for our clients and supply chain.

“It is time to accelerate the fight against climate change. By raising our own decarbonization ambition, we will better support our clients on their journey by tapping into the power of digital technologies and their identified potential to reduce carbon emissions by up to 20 percent in other sectors. Our worldwide industry leadership in decarbonization will directly benefit all our customers”.

Elie Girard, CEO Atos

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Our environmental journey

Our environmental program began in 2008 and we became one of the first digital companies to offset the carbon emissions of our datacenters in 2014. Our program has significantly reduced our carbon footprint, meeting the most demanding scientific objectives of the Science-Based Target initiative (SBTi) to keep global warming at 1.5 °C.

2008

Atos launches its Environmental Program and focuses on climate emergency

2014

All Atos’ main sites must enter the ISO 14001 certification process and get certified

2015

Climate change commitments are made by Atos as part of the Paris Agreement1

2016

Atos’ CO2 reduction targets are now part of the Group’s 3-year Strategic Plans

2017

The SBT initiative validates Atos’ carbon intensity target for 2050 (-86% versus 2012)

2018

Atos’ absolute CO2e emissions are reduced by -50% between 2012 and 2018

2019

Atos offset 100% of its carbon operational perimeter 50/50 carbon capture and wind-farms projects

2020

Atos commits to the 1.5°C SBT by 2025 and to reach Net Zero emissions by 2035

1Paris Agreement: the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, when the agreement to set a goal of limiting global warming to “well below 2 °C” compared to pre-industrial levels was signed.

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Environmental Policy

Atos’ senior management approved a Global Environmental Policy which sets out the path for minimizing our environmental footprint. The policy applies to all divisions, support functions and all Global Business Units.

Carbon offsetting factsheets

To offset its CO2 emissions of all its activities, Atos invests in global offsetting program in partnership with EcoAct focusing on wind farms in India, and two reforestation projects in Brazil and in Ethiopia, contributing directly to UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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