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

EcoAct, an Atos firm, will work collectively with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Business and Vodafone on new consumer labelling to establish more sustainable mobile phones

Madrid July seven, 2021

EcoAct, an Atos firm, manages and orchestrates the Eco Ranking challenge, a new pan-industry labelling plan a short while ago initiated by five of Europe’s leading mobile operators. The Eco Ranking label will help consumers establish and compare the most sustainable mobile phones and inspire companies to cut down the environmental effects of their units in phrases of creation, use, transport, and disposal.

The coordination assistance provided by EcoAct ranges from the definition of governance and communication protocols, via the management of calendars and budgets, to the development of supplies that aid functioning sessions and endorse ideation and choice-earning, all from a sustainable standpoint.

As chief in intercontinental sustainability consultancy and challenge developer, EcoAct gives the methodology of the Eco Ranking label and drives the collaborative procedure to aid the advancement of Eco Ranking and its path to be a global common for all mobile units.

The Eco Ranking initiative has been conjointly established by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica (running underneath the O2 and Movistar models), Telia Business and Vodafone to deliver dependable and accurate information and facts at retail on the environmental effects of manufacturing, applying, transporting and disposing of smartphones and element phones.  Eco Ranking will empower operators and their consumers to inspire a broader rating of phones and reply to the need for more sustainable electronics.

A vary of new consumer phones from sixteen mobile cellphone models will be assessed by the Eco Ranking initiative, with many others predicted to be introduced in the upcoming. Start associates incorporate Bullitt Group – Dwelling of CAT and Motorola rugged phones, Doro, HMD Worldwide – Dwelling of Nokia Phones, Huawei, MobiWire, Motorola / Lenovo, OnePlus, OPPO, Samsung Electronics, TCL / Alcatel, Xiaomi, and ZTE.

Commencing in June 2021, the mobile operators began to introduce the unique Eco Ranking labelling at points of sale across 24 international locations[one] in Europe. Prospects can discover more about the initiative and see how the rating is calculated by browsing www.ecoratingdevices.com.

Subsequent a in depth assessment, every single mobile cellphone handset will be offered an total Eco Ranking rating out of a optimum of 100 points to signal the environmental overall performance of the product across its complete life cycle. The Eco Ranking label will also spotlight five vital elements of mobile product sustainability, supplying extra information and facts about durability, repairability, recyclability, climate performance and source performance.

Cristina Raventós, Director EcoAct Spain explained: Our fifteen-12 months know-how in serving to firms apply favourable transform in reaction to climate and carbon troubles is an asset in coordinating the participating organizations, spreading the phrase about the initiative, and advertising and marketing a collaborative procedure in buy to aid the label’s advancement. We are very pleased to be a portion of this European challenge and to help Eco Ranking getting a global common for all mobile units”.

Jean-Philippe Poirault, Worldwide Head of Telecom, Media, Technological know-how Market, Atos explained: “We’re content to see that the Telecom industry shares our commitment to cut down their environmental footprint and suggest alternatives to cut down customers’ emissions. Our perform engages our ecosystem in a virtuous circle of decarbonization, reinforcing Atos’ place as the chief for sustainability in digital products and services and technological innovation.”

The Eco Ranking scores from the sixteen mobile cellphone models will be leveraged by Atos in just its Atos Digital Decarbonization Trade System (DDX) and will also be used as a new component of the Group’s Digital Decarbonization assessments.

The Atos Digital Decarbonization Trade System is portion of Atos’ Net to Zero Transformation portfolio, the most comprehensive, finish-to-finish decarbonization abilities on the current market to empower and speed up their journeys to internet zero.  The Atos Digital Decarbonization Trade System enables enterprises and companies to leverage digital to simplify and automate the assortment, calculation, reporting, details analysis and visualization of emissions across the benefit chain. It is started on Atos Digital Hub.

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About EcoAct

A subsidiary of Atos, EcoAct is a private intercontinental sustainability challenge developer and consultancy, dependent in Paris, with one hundred sixty workers in places of work in France, the Uk, Spain, Turkey, the US and Kenya. The firm has unmatched depth and breadth in delivering holistic alternatives that empower organizations to cut down their carbon emissions whilst driving company overall performance. EcoAct has carried out carbon reduction and sustainability projects for some of the world’s leading models, whilst also building and partnering with carbon offsetting, biodiversity and financial advancement courses in Africa, Asia, China and the Americas. EcoAct is a CDP gold partner, a founding member of ICROA, a strategic partner in the implementation of the Gold Common for Worldwide Aims and stories to the United Nations Worldwide Compact.

For more information and facts, visit www.eco-act.com

Push contacts:

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

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

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

About Atos

Atos is a global chief in digital transformation with a hundred and five,000 workers and yearly revenue of more than € 11 billion. European amount a single in cybersecurity, cloud and higher overall performance computing, the Group gives tailored finish-to-finish alternatives for all industries in 71 international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and products and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a safe and decarbonized digital for its customers. Atos operates underneath the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The function of Atos is to help design the upcoming of the information and facts place. Its know-how and products and services assistance the advancement of knowledge, training and study in a multicultural strategy and contribute to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the globe, the Group enables its consumers and workers, and associates of societies at significant to live, perform and establish sustainably, in a safe and safe information and facts place.

Push make contact with:

Worldwide: Marilyn Florent | [email protected] | +33 6 sixty six 51 36 eighty

[one] The Eco Ranking methodology will be rolled out in the subsequent European international locations: 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.