Decarbonizing Healthcare and Life Sciences

Achieving population wellness and a healthy climate

End-to-end decarbonization solutions for your net-zero journey

  • Healthcare makes up 4.4% of global greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions each year.1
  • The pharmaceutical industry has a higher carbon intensity than the automotive industry. 2
  • According to the WHO – Between 2030 and 2050, climate change is expected to cause 250,000 additional deaths per year. 3
  • WHO estimates that direct damage costs to health will be between USD2-4 billion per year by 2030. 3

Climate change impacts healthcare and life sciences (H&LS) in many ways. It has a major impact on human health, and organizations will need to respond to increased risk of certain diseases. They also need to decarbonize their own processes to prevent more impact.

Net-zero is a state where we add no incremental greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. As a leader in secure and decarbonized digital, we can help you achieve net-zero.

Listen to Ben Winfield, Atos Healthcare & Life Sciences (H&LS) Social Value and Decarbonization Lead, talk about how decarbonization initiatives are crucial for the H&LS sector and how they can help align your organization with the regulations and the changing investor and customer preferences. Listen now >>

Atos decarbonization solutions

The Atos Decarbonization Center of Excellence is available to guide healthcare and life sciences organizations through four phases to address climate change and reduce carbon in core digital and business processes.

Atos has strengthened its decarbonized digital solution portfolio and expertise with highly specialized skills from EcoAct, an Atos company. EcoAct is an internationally recognized climate strategy consulting firm. Read press release.

Measure and map

Begin with an assessment of your current carbon maturity and a roadmap to your goals. A Digital Decarbonization Assessment (DDA) by Atos is a 6-8 week study of your organizational ambitions, digital carbon emissions, current maturity and recommended carbon reduction actions.

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Decarbonize digital

Reduce your digital footprint with green technology solutions and processes.

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Decarbonize business 

Reduce the carbon in your business processes.

Reduce emissions across your value chain through efficiency measures, stakeholder engagement, renewable energy, investments in business transformation.

Learn more about the capabilities delivered by EcoAct, an Atos company.


Carbon offsetting projects can help organizations achieve carbon-reduction targets while working to reduce emissions.

Your offsetting initiatives can tackle climate change, counteract deforestation and deliver equitable sustainable development.

Portfolio of carbon-offsetting projects >>

Atos – A decarbonization pioneer

Atos, a pioneer in digital decarbonization, has committed to net-zero carbon emission by 2035, a date which is 15 years ahead of the ambitious aim of the UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change to limit the global warming of the planet to 1.5°C.

For the second consecutive year, Atos is ranked No. 1 on the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World & Europe). As a leader in this space, Atos is the trusted partner for your decarbonized digital journey. Read more.

Atos is here to enable clients to reach their respective sustainable goals, strengthen their reputation and help to create a healthy population in a sustainable environment.

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