EcoAct drives the new pan-industry Eco Rating scheme for mobile phones

EcoAct, an Atos corporation, functions alongside one another with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Business

EcoAct, an Atos corporation, functions alongside one another with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Business and Vodafone on new purchaser labelling to discover much more sustainable mobile phones

Madrid July 7, 2021

EcoAct, an Atos corporation, manages and orchestrates the Eco Rating task, a new pan-business labelling plan just lately initiated by 5 of Europe’s leading mobile operators. The Eco Rating label will enable buyers discover and review the most sustainable mobile phones and really encourage producers to minimize the environmental impression of their gadgets in conditions of creation, use, transport, and disposal.

The coordination aid provided by EcoAct ranges from the definition of governance and communication protocols, by the management of calendars and budgets, to the development of products that facilitate doing the job sessions and promote ideation and choice-earning, all from a sustainable viewpoint.

As leader in worldwide sustainability consultancy and task developer, EcoAct provides the methodology of the Eco Rating label and drives the collaborative procedure to facilitate the advancement of Eco Rating and its path to be a worldwide regular for all mobile gadgets.

The Eco Rating initiative has been conjointly created by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica (working below the O2 and Movistar makes), Telia Business and Vodafone to offer reliable and correct details at retail on the environmental impression of generating, employing, transporting and disposing of smartphones and aspect phones.  Eco Rating will allow operators and their consumers to really encourage a broader ranking of phones and respond to the demand for much more sustainable electronics.

A range of new purchaser phones from 16 mobile telephone makes will be assessed by the Eco Rating initiative, with other folks expected to be introduced in the long term. Launch associates include Bullitt Team – Household of CAT and Motorola rugged phones, Doro, HMD World-wide – Household of Nokia Phones, Huawei, MobiWire, Motorola / Lenovo, OnePlus, OPPO, Samsung Electronics, TCL / Alcatel, Xiaomi, and ZTE.

Beginning in June 2021, the mobile operators commenced to introduce the distinctive Eco Rating labelling at points of sale across 24 countries[1] in Europe. Prospects can understand much more about the initiative and see how the ranking is calculated by visiting www.ecoratingdevices.com.

Pursuing a detailed evaluation, just about every mobile telephone handset will be presented an over-all Eco Rating score out of a highest of 100 points to signal the environmental overall performance of the unit across its full daily life cycle. The Eco Rating label will also emphasize 5 key elements of mobile unit sustainability, offering added details about sturdiness, repairability, recyclability, weather effectiveness and resource effectiveness.

Cristina Raventós, Director EcoAct Spain claimed: Our fifteen-yr skills in aiding firms employ constructive change in response to weather and carbon troubles is an asset in coordinating the collaborating organizations, spreading the word about the initiative, and endorsing a collaborative procedure in get to facilitate the label’s advancement. We are proud to be a portion of this European task and to enable Eco Rating starting to be a worldwide regular for all mobile gadgets”.

Jean-Philippe Poirault, World-wide Head of Telecom, Media, Technologies Field, Atos claimed: “We’re happy to see that the Telecom business shares our motivation to minimize their environmental footprint and propose remedies to minimize customers’ emissions. Our work engages our ecosystem in a virtuous circle of decarbonization, reinforcing Atos’ situation as the leader for sustainability in electronic expert services and technological innovation.”

The Eco Rating scores from the 16 mobile telephone makes will be leveraged by Atos inside its Atos Digital Decarbonization Exchange System (DDX) and will also be applied as a new component of the Group’s Digital Decarbonization assessments.

The Atos Digital Decarbonization Exchange System is portion of Atos’ Web to Zero Transformation portfolio, the most extensive, conclusion-to-conclusion decarbonization abilities on the industry to allow and speed up their journeys to internet zero.  The Atos Digital Decarbonization Exchange System enables enterprises and businesses to leverage electronic to simplify and automate the selection, calculation, reporting, knowledge evaluation and visualization of emissions across the worth chain. It is founded on Atos Digital Hub.

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About EcoAct

A subsidiary of Atos, EcoAct is a private worldwide sustainability task developer and consultancy, centered in Paris, with 160 workforce in offices in France, the British isles, Spain, Turkey, the US and Kenya. The corporation has unmatched depth and breadth in delivering holistic remedies that allow organizations to minimize their carbon emissions while driving enterprise overall performance. EcoAct has carried out carbon reduction and sustainability tasks for some of the world’s leading makes, while also establishing and partnering with carbon offsetting, biodiversity and economic advancement applications in Africa, Asia, China and the Americas. EcoAct is a CDP gold lover, a founding member of ICROA, a strategic lover in the implementation of the Gold Regular for World-wide Ambitions and studies to the United Nations World-wide Compact.

For much more details, visit www.eco-act.com

Push contacts:

Beatriz Guillén Gómez | [email protected] | +34 661 023 931

British isles: Catherine Radojcin | [email protected] | +44 7485 325 ninety three

France: Lorraine Brucker-Romac | [email protected]  | +33 1 81 80 95 10

About Atos

Atos is a worldwide leader in electronic transformation with one hundred and five,000 workforce and once-a-year earnings of in excess of € 11 billion. European variety a single in cybersecurity, cloud and high overall performance computing, the Team provides tailor-made conclusion-to-conclusion remedies for all industries in seventy one countries. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and goods, Atos is fully commited to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its customers. Atos operates below the makes Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to enable design the long term of the details space. Its skills and expert services aid the advancement of expertise, instruction and research in a multicultural technique and contribute to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the earth, the Team allows its consumers and workforce, and users of societies at massive to stay, work and build sustainably, in a secure and protected details space.

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World-wide: Marilyn Florent | [email protected] | +33 six 66 51 36 80

[1] The Eco Rating methodology will be rolled out in the next European countries: Albania, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Eire, Italy, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.