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

Paris, Glasgow – November four, 2021,

In its participation and engagement at Glasgow COP26 this week Atos will highlight rising evidence of the function that new and rising digital answers enjoy in encouraging organisations of each and every description reduce emissions.

In demonstrating its leading global decarbonization credentials by a commitment to offset residual emissions by 2028 along with introducing realistic answers for its client foundation as very well as substantial R&D financial investment in potential digital technologies aimed at decreasing emissions in new and productive means, Atos is pressing the case for accelerated progress in direction of internet-zero via its delegation of senior digital industry experts attending the summit.

Talking at a panel organized by the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Transform (UNFCCC) tomorrow, Nourdine Bihmane, International Chief Shipping Officer and Head of Internet-Zero Transformation at Atos, will make the case for digital, not only as an enabler of the transition to internet-zero but as a essential accelerator of this procedure.

In advance of the panel function, Nourdine Bihmane explained: “I consider a internet-zero potential is attainable, but we will have to just take daring action on a global scale. On this journey that we require to speed up, digital is a lever to assistance equally private and public sectors. Facts is at the heart of this, to make correct and timely conclusions to evaluate, reduce and then get rid of surplus CO2 from the ambiance. At Atos, we have made an stop-to-stop portfolio leveraging equally engineering and character-based answers to assistance this significant transition for our shoppers.”

About the program of COP26, Atos will:

  • Have interaction with global company leaders from the engineering sector, public sector, and other industries to enhance awareness of the scale of the sustainability challenge and explore how they can get the job done collaboratively to deal with it. This get the job done is supported by a modern once-a-year report from EcoAct, an Atos enterprise, which includes Climate Reporting Functionality analysis position the leading twenty corporations in the FTSE 100, DOW thirty and EURO STOXX fifty for climate disclosure, encouraging businesses in the decarbonization area have an understanding of how they are executing from their climate targets.
  • Get a central function in the DEFRA Tech for Climate Motion to take a look at and propose technologies and improvements for making resilience, mitigating emissions, and attaining internet-zero by 2050 in alignment with the IPCC recommendations, as very well as the vital function protected digital instruments enjoy in slicing carbon emissions.
  • Suggest concrete action by innovation these as Terra² a pioneering cell application that delivers important climate knowledge enabling final decision makers and influencers to make knowledge-driven conclusions, supporting the COP26 ambition.

Atos delivers a backdrop to COP26 action with Electronic Eyesight: COP26 – its modern impression paper analyzing how corporations in each and every sector can harness digital engineering to speed up progress to internet-zero targets and condition a sustainable potential, with contributions from Atos industry experts and senior figures in company and politics.

Alongside this, an report from Atos British isles and Northern Europe CEO Clay Van Doren – ‘Green Cloud: How collaboration is unlocking the inexperienced likely of cloud computing’ –has been posted in techUK’s latest report, Climate Tech: The Innovators, released at the organisation’s COP26 Reception at the Trades Corridor of Glasgow very last night.

Clay Van Doren, CEO, British isles & Eire and Northern Europe at Atos, explained: “As a guide actor in the decarbonization area giving equally actionable answers now, and R&D financial investment for the prolonged-expression, Atos calls on governments to seize this momentous possibility for urgent collective action to provide long lasting improve. Having fully commited to internet-zero by 2028 and as a signatory of the Climate Pledge ranked Range 1 in the IT providers sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, we will guide the cost supporting governments and businesses to arrive at internet-zero. That is why we are having a comprehensive and lively function in COP26.”

Rated Range 1 in the IT providers sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) Globe and Europe, Atos delivers an stop-to-stop digital tactic to allow decarbonization and provide substantial improve for shoppers and associates on their journey to internet-zero. The enterprise has its personal commitment to reduce the global carbon emissions under its regulate and affect by fifty% by 2025, and to offset its residual emissions by 2028 – seven a long time ahead of the 2035 focus on formerly set by the company.


About Atos

Atos is a global chief in digital transformation with 107,000 employees and once-a-year earnings of about € 11 billion. European selection one in cybersecurity, cloud and substantial general performance computing, the Team delivers personalized stop-to-stop answers for all industries in seventy one nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization providers and goods, Atos is fully commited to a protected and decarbonized digital for its shoppers. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on Euronext Paris and involved on the CAC 40 ESG and Upcoming twenty Paris Inventory Indexes.

The objective of Atos is to assistance design and style the potential of the information and facts area. Its expertise and providers assistance the progress of awareness, training and research in a multicultural tactic and add to the progress of scientific and technological excellence. Across the environment, the Team enables its consumers and employees, and members of societies at significant to reside, get the job done and develop sustainably, in a risk-free and protected information and facts area.

Push contacts

British isles – Adam Fisher – 0447989 one hundred forty five 665 – [email protected]

International – Lucie Duchateau – +33 7 sixty two eighty five 35 10 – [email protected]