Environment

Atos is fully committed to tackle climate change

Conscious of its responsibility and role to play, Atos initiated a pioneering and ambitious environmental program in 2008. Atos took actions to reduce its carbon emissions through measurement, reporting, optimization, offsetting and the use of decarbonized energy sources.

Thanks to its continuous progress and results, Atos is recognized in the IT sector as a global climate leader.

The company pursues its aims of contributing to a more sustainable society by promoting digital solutions that can reduce the environmental impact of many sectors.

Peter Pluim

Head of Infrastructure & Data Management, Atos

“At Atos we recognize the fact that our use of datacenters, transport and offices create significant environmental challenges for us. We are investing in innovative ways to address these challenges, such as upgrading our datacenters, and using networking technologies. With our digital solutions, we are also helping our clients resolve their own environmental issues.”

Environmental challenges

Through continuous efforts, collaborative tools and innovative solutions, Atos constantly improves the environmental efficiency of its operations and reduces their energy and carbon intensities.

reduction in carbon intensity
by revenue in 2017 compared to 2016

1.1

is the PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness)
of our best in class datacenter at
Longbridge – United Kingdom

ISO 14 001 certified offices and datacenters in 2017

decarbonized energy used by Atos’ strategic datacenters

100%

of the CO2 emissions produced
by Atos data centers are offset.

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carbon neutral hosting services for our clients

Our ambition

In line with our leadership role in the digital transformation of businesses and as a leading provider of digital services, we support the transition to a low-carbon economy. We innovate and develop sustainable solutions that our clients can use to reduce their global environmental footprint and tackle climate change.

Results

As an expanding company with a growing physical impact, Atos is working hard to continuously reduce its environmental footprint. The sharp rise in the energy efficiency of our datacenters, our increasing use of decarbonized electricity or our global offsetting program demonstrate the ongoing action plans and progress.

Our environmental program and climate leadership have been recognized year after year by  international organizations.

Atos is recognized by international non-profit organization CDP as a world leader for corporate action on climate change. Atos is positioned on Climate A List for fifth consecutive year.”

Atos is selected for the sixth consecutive year as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and confirms its position as a leader in sustainability in the IT services sector for its corporate sustainability commitments and performance both globally (2017 DJSI World) and in Europe (2017 DJSI Europe).

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 and all Global Business Units.

Commitments

Atos adheres to the COP 21 resolutions and is supporting the world effort to keep the global rise in temperature under 2°C in this century. Atos has committed to four new climate change initiatives. In 2017, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) formally approved Atos’ carbon emission targets.

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Adopt a science based emissions reduction target

Atos has committed to adopt a science based emissions reduction target, supporting the world effort to limit the rise of climate change to 2°C. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved Atos’ targets here disclosed.

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Put a price on carbon

Atos has committed to put a price on carbon to advocate the importance of carbon in the performance managerment and to materially affect investment decisions to drive down greenhouse gas emissions.

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Responsible corporate engagement in climate policy

Atos has committed to engage more actively with stakeholders to contribute effectively to building a low-carbon and climate resilient economy.

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Report climate change information in its mainstream reports as a fiduciary duty

Atos has committed to publicly disclose climate change information in its mainstream reports.

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