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Atos at COP26: Global decarbonization leader underlines pivotal role of digital innovation in fight against climate change

Paris, Glasgow – November 4, 2021,

In its participation and engagement at Glasgow COP26 this 7 days Atos will highlight growing evidence of the position that new and rising digital alternatives play in aiding organisations of each individual description cut down emissions.

In demonstrating its primary worldwide decarbonization credentials via a motivation to offset residual emissions by 2028 along with introducing simple alternatives for its customer base as very well as substantial R&D expense in long run digital systems aimed at lessening emissions in new and efficient methods, Atos is pressing the scenario for accelerated progress towards internet-zero by means of its delegation of senior digital professionals attending the summit.

Talking at a panel organized by the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Alter (UNFCCC) tomorrow, Nourdine Bihmane, World Chief Shipping and delivery Officer and Head of Web-Zero Transformation at Atos, will make the scenario for digital, not only as an enabler of the transition to internet-zero but as a important accelerator of this course of action.

In advance of the panel event, Nourdine Bihmane said: “I consider a internet-zero long run is doable, but we ought to take bold motion on a worldwide scale. On this journey that we have to have to accelerate, digital is a lever to assist equally non-public and public sectors. Details is at the center of this, to make accurate and timely choices to evaluate, cut down and then eliminate surplus CO2 from the ambiance. At Atos, we have formulated an stop-to-stop portfolio leveraging equally engineering and nature-based mostly alternatives to assist this significant transition for our customers.”

About the class of COP26, Atos will:

  • Interact with worldwide business enterprise leaders from the engineering sector, public sector, and other industries to strengthen know-how of the scale of the sustainability problem and discuss how they can get the job done collaboratively to deal with it. This get the job done is supported by a latest once-a-year report from EcoAct, an Atos company, which consists of Climate Reporting Functionality evaluation rating the best twenty providers in the FTSE one hundred, DOW thirty and EURO STOXX fifty for local climate disclosure, aiding companies in the decarbonization place realize how they are executing versus their local climate plans.
  • Consider a central position in the DEFRA Tech for Climate Action to study and propose systems and innovations for building resilience, mitigating emissions, and obtaining internet-zero by 2050 in alignment with the IPCC suggestions, as very well as the important position protected digital equipment play in slicing carbon emissions.
  • Suggest concrete motion via innovation this sort of as Terra² a groundbreaking cellular software that provides important local climate data enabling decision makers and influencers to make data-pushed choices, supporting the COP26 ambition.

Atos provides a backdrop to COP26 motion with Electronic Vision: COP26 – its latest belief paper examining how organizations in each individual sector can harness digital engineering to accelerate progress to internet-zero targets and condition a sustainable long run, with contributions from Atos professionals and senior figures in business enterprise and politics.

Alongside this, an short article from Atos Uk and Northern Europe CEO Clay Van Doren – ‘Green Cloud: How collaboration is unlocking the green possible of cloud computing’ –has been printed in techUK’s latest report, Climate Tech: The Innovators, introduced at the organisation’s COP26 Reception at the Trades Hall of Glasgow very last evening.

Clay Van Doren, CEO, Uk & Eire and Northern Europe at Atos, said: “As a direct actor in the decarbonization place furnishing equally actionable alternatives now, and R&D expense for the lengthy-time period, Atos calls on governments to seize this momentous option for urgent collective motion to deliver long lasting alter. Acquiring dedicated to internet-zero by 2028 and as a signatory of the Climate Pledge ranked Amount 1 in the IT products and services sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, we will direct the charge supporting governments and companies to attain internet-zero. That is why we are using a whole and active position in COP26.”

Ranked Amount 1 in the IT products and services sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) Earth and Europe, Atos provides an stop-to-stop digital solution to permit decarbonization and deliver substantial alter for customers and associates on their journey to internet-zero. The company has its very own motivation to cut down the worldwide carbon emissions below its manage and affect by fifty% by 2025, and to offset its residual emissions by 2028 – 7 yrs forward of the 2035 goal previously established by the business enterprise.


About Atos

Atos is a worldwide chief in digital transformation with 107,000 staff and once-a-year profits of over € 11 billion. European number one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and high efficiency computing, the Team provides customized stop-to-stop alternatives for all industries in seventy one international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and merchandise, Atos is dedicated to a protected and decarbonized digital for its customers. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), outlined on Euronext Paris and incorporated on the CAC 40 ESG and Next twenty Paris Stock Indexes.

The intent of Atos is to help style and design the long run of the details place. Its knowledge and products and services assist the advancement of know-how, schooling and exploration in a multicultural solution and add to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the entire world, the Team enables its customers and staff, and members of societies at large to dwell, get the job done and develop sustainably, in a harmless and protected details place.

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