Paris (France), February eighteen, 2021
Atos nowadays announces that it is raising its decarbonization ambition to access “net zero” by 2028. With this ambition, Atos is committing to reducing the worldwide carbon emissions underneath its management and influence by fifty% by 2025[one] (scopes one, 2, three), and to offset all its residual emissions by 2028.
Atos’ new trajectory is 22 years in advance of the 2050 focus on established by the Paris Arrangement to restrict worldwide warming to 2°C by 2050 above pre-industrial ranges, and seven years in advance of the focus on formerly established by the Group.
With this ambition, Atos also commits to access the SBTi focus on by 2025. The SBTi focus on on greenhouse gasoline emission reduction aims to restrict worldwide temperature rise to one.5°C above pre-industrial ranges. Atos’ focus on is five years in advance of both of those the most stringent SBTi pathway and of the focus on formerly established by the Group.
The determination to increase its ambition was determined by the results of Atos’ decarbonization ideas, which have already materialized into a reduction of the Group’s worldwide carbon emissions by fifteen% in 2020[three] (from three.three to 2.eight M Tons CO2), of which an believed ten% is structural improvement in addition to the conjunctural Covid-19 influence. It also displays Atos’ determination to additional speed up its customers’ electronic decarbonization.
Atos is as soon as once more positioning itself amongst the most advanced engineering businesses around the world in the combat in opposition to local weather improve and is serving to to restrict worldwide warming to one.5° C above pre-industrial ranges. As a reminder, Atos is ranked #one in the electronic sector around the world by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
“It is time to speed up the combat in opposition to local weather improve. By raising our individual decarbonization ambition, we will better assistance our customers on their journey by tapping into the electricity of electronic systems and their identified likely to cut down carbon emissions by up to 20 % in other sectors. Our around the world marketplace leadership in decarbonization will immediately reward all our customers”, explained Elie Girard, Atos CEO.
Atos has already strongly executed on its decarbonization ideas over the very last calendar year, ensuing from a system that encompasses all company things to do and company units, and years of ongoing investment in skills, competencies, and exploration. The Group’s decarbonization initiatives are targeted on 4 main regions:
- Genuine estate: optimization of business office area and electrical power intake across all regions, with significant initiatives to adopt decarbonized electrical power. This has materialized into a 34% decrease of worldwide CO2 emissions of Atos workplaces in 2020 vs. 2019 (19% excluding the Covid-19 influence), with an accelerated switch to carbon-free of charge and renewable electrical power, powering 44% of all Atos workplaces in 2020 (versus twenty five% in 2019)
- Datacenters: improved electrical power efficiency materializing into a fifteen% decrease of worldwide electrical power intake of Atos datacenters in 2020 vs. 2019 and a switch to carbon-free of charge and renewable electrical power, which now powers fifty five% of all Atos datacenters in 2020 (versus 32% in 2019)
- Offer chain: introduction of systematic decarbonization standards for the Atos source chain, which has already led to significant gains (e.g. a ten% reduction in the electrical power intake of all new PCs). Atos was listed amongst the top rated seven% of businesses assessed for supplier engagement on local weather improve in the 2020 CDP Supplier Engagement Leaderboard
- Goods & remedies: Atos repeatedly increases the electrical power efficiency of its items, illustrated by the release in 2020 of the #one greenest machine amongst the top rated 100 premier supercomputers in the environment, delivered to the Jülich Supercomputing Centre in Germany.
To be certain that its determination to decarbonization is reflected at all ranges across the company and to increase employee recognition on electronic sustainability, Atos introduced in 2020 an internal carbon pricing system (80 € / ton CO2), which applies to all of Atos’ operations, as nicely as the “Atos Green” application, which delivers Atos workers with methods to be certain the lowest attainable environmental affect.
In parallel, Atos ideas to build a strengthened offsetting program, concentrating predominantly on carbon sequestration, for all its residual emissions.
For its consumers, Atos is producing a exclusive decarbonization offering to assistance its customers in promptly implementing thorough decarbonization strategies. Capitalizing on the acquisition of EcoAct in 2020 and the enhancement of a dedicated portfolio, Atos now gives CO2 reduction commitments via DLAs (Decarbonization Level Agreements) in all substantial contracts. These commitments, which are measurable and auditable by 3rd functions, bind Atos to indemnify customers if the calendar year-over-calendar year carbon reduction contractually agreed commitments are not met.
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Atos is a worldwide chief in electronic transformation with 105,000 workers and annual profits of over € eleven billion. European quantity a single in cybersecurity, cloud and high efficiency computing, the Group delivers customized finish-to-finish remedies for all industries in 71 international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and items, Atos is committed to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its customers. Atos operates underneath the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The goal of Atos is to assist style and design the foreseeable future of the information area. Its know-how and expert services assistance the enhancement of awareness, education and learning and exploration in a multicultural solution and lead to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the Group allows its consumers and workers, and customers of societies at substantial to stay, function and establish sustainably, in a secure and protected information area.
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[one] 2019 baseline Atos’ new ambition has been fully validated by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative.
 As outlined by the Greenhouse Gasoline Protocol: https://ghgprotocol.org/
[three] Scopes one,2 and three