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

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Table of Contents EcoAct, an Atos firm, works jointly with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Firm and Vodafone on new customer labelling to detect additional sustainable mobile phonesMadrid July 7, 2021 EcoAct, an Atos firm, works jointly with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Firm and Vodafone on new customer labelling […]

EcoAct, an Atos firm, works jointly with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Firm and Vodafone on new customer labelling to detect additional sustainable mobile phones

Madrid July 7, 2021

EcoAct, an Atos firm, manages and orchestrates the Eco Score task, a new pan-business labelling plan a short while ago initiated by five of Europe’s major mobile operators. The Eco Score label will support customers detect and examine the most sustainable mobile phones and encourage suppliers to minimize the environmental impact of their units in phrases of production, use, transportation, and disposal.

The coordination assistance supplied by EcoAct ranges from the definition of governance and communication protocols, by the management of calendars and budgets, to the development of supplies that facilitate doing the job classes and encourage ideation and conclusion-creating, all from a sustainable viewpoint.

As chief in global sustainability consultancy and task developer, EcoAct presents the methodology of the Eco Score label and drives the collaborative course of action to facilitate the improvement of Eco Score and its route to be a world common for all mobile units.

The Eco Score initiative has been conjointly designed by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica (functioning less than the O2 and Movistar models), Telia Firm and Vodafone to supply regular and correct info at retail on the environmental impact of creating, employing, transporting and disposing of smartphones and function phones.  Eco Score will empower operators and their clients to encourage a wider score of phones and reply to the demand for additional sustainable electronics.

A vary of new customer phones from sixteen mobile cell phone models will be assessed by the Eco Score initiative, with many others envisioned to be announced in the long term. Launch partners contain Bullitt Team – Dwelling of CAT and Motorola rugged phones, Doro, HMD International – Dwelling of Nokia Telephones, Huawei, MobiWire, Motorola / Lenovo, OnePlus, OPPO, Samsung Electronics, TCL / Alcatel, Xiaomi, and ZTE.

Starting off in June 2021, the mobile operators started to introduce the unique Eco Score labelling at details of sale throughout 24 international locations[one] in Europe. Shoppers can master additional about the initiative and see how the score is calculated by visiting www.ecoratingdevices.com.

Pursuing a specific evaluation, each mobile cell phone handset will be supplied an overall Eco Score rating out of a utmost of one hundred details to sign the environmental functionality of the unit throughout its complete lifetime cycle. The Eco Score label will also highlight five essential areas of mobile unit sustainability, furnishing added info about longevity, repairability, recyclability, local climate effectiveness and source effectiveness.

Cristina Raventós, Director EcoAct Spain claimed: Our fifteen-12 months expertise in assisting corporations implement constructive adjust in reaction to local climate and carbon worries is an asset in coordinating the taking part corporations, spreading the phrase about the initiative, and advertising and marketing a collaborative course of action in purchase to facilitate the label’s improvement. We are very pleased to be a section of this European task and to support Eco Score turning out to be a world common for all mobile units”.

Jean-Philippe Poirault, International Head of Telecom, Media, Technological know-how Market, Atos claimed: “We’re joyful to see that the Telecom business shares our determination to minimize their environmental footprint and propose methods to minimize customers’ emissions. Our do the job engages our ecosystem in a virtuous circle of decarbonization, reinforcing Atos’ place as the chief for sustainability in digital expert services and engineering.”

The Eco Score scores from the sixteen mobile cell phone models will be leveraged by Atos within its Atos Electronic Decarbonization Exchange System (DDX) and will also be used as a new element of the Group’s Electronic Decarbonization assessments.

The Atos Electronic Decarbonization Exchange System is section of Atos’ Net to Zero Transformation portfolio, the most complete, stop-to-stop decarbonization abilities on the market to empower and accelerate their journeys to web zero.  The Atos Electronic Decarbonization Exchange System will allow enterprises and organizations to leverage digital to simplify and automate the collection, calculation, reporting, details analysis and visualization of emissions throughout the benefit chain. It is launched on Atos Electronic Hub.

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About EcoAct

A subsidiary of Atos, EcoAct is a non-public global sustainability task developer and consultancy, based in Paris, with a hundred and sixty workers in workplaces in France, the United kingdom, Spain, Turkey, the US and Kenya. The firm has unmatched depth and breadth in providing holistic methods that empower corporations to minimize their carbon emissions while driving organization functionality. EcoAct has carried out carbon reduction and sustainability initiatives for some of the world’s major models, while also creating and partnering with carbon offsetting, biodiversity and financial improvement packages in Africa, Asia, China and the Americas. EcoAct is a CDP gold companion, a founding member of ICROA, a strategic companion in the implementation of the Gold Typical for International Targets and experiences to the United Nations International Compact.

For additional info, visit www.eco-act.com

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

United kingdom: Catherine Radojcin | [email protected] | +forty four 7485 325 93

France: Lorraine Brucker-Romac | [email protected]  | +33 one eighty one eighty 95 10

About Atos

Atos is a world chief in digital transformation with one zero five,000 workers and once-a-year income of in excess of € 11 billion. European amount one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and high functionality computing, the Team presents tailored stop-to-stop methods for all industries in 71 international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and solutions, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its purchasers. Atos operates less than the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The goal of Atos is to support style the long term of the info house. Its expertise and expert services assistance the improvement of expertise, schooling and investigation in a multicultural tactic and add to the improvement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the environment, the Team allows its clients and workers, and users of societies at massive to dwell, do the job and create sustainably, in a secure and secure info house.

Press contact:

International: Marilyn Florent | [email protected] | +33 six sixty six fifty one 36 eighty

[one] The Eco Score methodology will be rolled out in the pursuing European international locations: Albania, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

 

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