Atos recognized by CDP for its performance to combat climate change for the sixth consecutive year
Paris, February 12, 2019 - Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces that is has been recognized as a global leader within the IT sector by international non-profit organization CDP on the 2018 CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index. Atos has been awarded an "A-" grade worldwide for various items (Disclosure, Awareness, Management, Leadership) demonstrating the high level of its environmental stewardship. This grade highlights the quality of Atos' actions and approaches in managing climate change.
During the past year, over 6,800 firms from the world's largest companies have been analyzed by CDP against a diverse range of metrics including transparency, target-setting, and awareness of risks and opportunities. Using a robust methodology, companies have been scored from A to D. Among them, Atos is one of the top 6%, confirming its active role as one of the world's businesses leading on environmental performance.
This CDP ranking allows companies to benchmark and compare their progress towards environmental stewardship against peers, in order to continuously improve their climate change governance and stewardship.
In 2018, Atos has been recognized by other key players such as EcoVadis and the DJSI (Dow Jones Sustainability Index), as a global leader within the IT sector, based on its actions to tackle its environmental impact, reduce its carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change.
· EcoVadis: in 2018 Atos was evaluated by EcoVadis and received a total score of 78/100, compared to 40/100 for all companies in the IT sector. Atos awarded Gold status in recognition of its CSR performance.
· Dow Jones Sustainability Index: in 2018 Atos received a total score of 78/100, compared to an industry median score of 34/100. Atos was selected both in the World and Europe Indices and ranked n°1 for its Sustainability Leadership position in the IT Software & Services industry (Gold level).
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Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 13 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across all business sectors. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline. Atos is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index. Atos.net
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