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

EcoAct, an Atos enterprise, will work with each other with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Organization and Vodafone on new consumer labelling to determine far more sustainable cell telephones

Madrid July 7, 2021

EcoAct, an Atos enterprise, manages and orchestrates the Eco Ranking challenge, a new pan-business labelling scheme not long ago initiated by five of Europe’s primary cell operators. The Eco Ranking label will aid customers determine and evaluate the most sustainable cell telephones and persuade companies to lessen the environmental influence of their equipment in terms of creation, use, transportation, and disposal.

The coordination assistance supplied by EcoAct ranges from the definition of governance and interaction protocols, via the administration of calendars and budgets, to the development of materials that facilitate doing work classes and encourage ideation and final decision-creating, all from a sustainable viewpoint.

As leader in international sustainability consultancy and challenge developer, EcoAct gives the methodology of the Eco Ranking label and drives the collaborative system to facilitate the enhancement of Eco Ranking and its route to be a international typical for all cell equipment.

The Eco Ranking initiative has been conjointly established by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica (working underneath the O2 and Movistar manufacturers), Telia Organization and Vodafone to deliver consistent and accurate information and facts at retail on the environmental influence of generating, working with, transporting and disposing of smartphones and aspect telephones.  Eco Ranking will enable operators and their customers to persuade a broader ranking of telephones and answer to the desire for far more sustainable electronics.

A range of new consumer telephones from sixteen cell telephone manufacturers will be assessed by the Eco Ranking initiative, with other folks predicted to be announced in the foreseeable future. Start partners include things like Bullitt Group – House of CAT and Motorola rugged telephones, Doro, HMD World – House of Nokia Phones, Huawei, MobiWire, Motorola / Lenovo, OnePlus, OPPO, Samsung Electronics, TCL / Alcatel, Xiaomi, and ZTE.

Starting in June 2021, the cell operators began to introduce the unique Eco Ranking labelling at details of sale across 24 nations around the world[1] in Europe. Buyers can understand far more about the initiative and see how the ranking is calculated by browsing www.ecoratingdevices.com.

Adhering to a specific evaluation, every cell telephone handset will be provided an all round Eco Ranking score out of a most of 100 details to sign the environmental efficiency of the unit across its full daily life cycle. The Eco Ranking label will also emphasize five important facets of cell unit sustainability, furnishing added information and facts about longevity, repairability, recyclability, weather effectiveness and source effectiveness.

Cristina Raventós, Director EcoAct Spain claimed: Our 15-calendar year experience in assisting corporations implement beneficial change in response to weather and carbon difficulties is an asset in coordinating the participating corporations, spreading the term about the initiative, and advertising and marketing a collaborative system in purchase to facilitate the label’s enhancement. We are happy to be a aspect of this European challenge and to aid Eco Ranking becoming a international typical for all cell equipment”.

Jean-Philippe Poirault, World Head of Telecom, Media, Engineering Field, Atos claimed: “We’re joyful to see that the Telecom business shares our motivation to lessen their environmental footprint and propose answers to lessen customers’ emissions. Our perform engages our ecosystem in a virtuous circle of decarbonization, reinforcing Atos’ position as the leader for sustainability in digital providers and technology.”

The Eco Ranking scores from the sixteen cell telephone manufacturers will be leveraged by Atos inside its Atos Electronic Decarbonization Trade System (DDX) and will also be utilized as a new element of the Group’s Electronic Decarbonization assessments.

The Atos Electronic Decarbonization Trade System is aspect of Atos’ Net to Zero Transformation portfolio, the most extensive, end-to-end decarbonization capabilities on the sector to enable and accelerate their journeys to net zero.  The Atos Electronic Decarbonization Trade System makes it possible for enterprises and companies to leverage digital to simplify and automate the collection, calculation, reporting, data assessment and visualization of emissions across the value chain. It is founded on Atos Electronic Hub.

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About EcoAct

A subsidiary of Atos, EcoAct is a non-public international sustainability challenge developer and consultancy, based mostly in Paris, with 160 workers in workplaces in France, the Uk, Spain, Turkey, the US and Kenya. The enterprise has unmatched depth and breadth in providing holistic answers that enable corporations to lessen their carbon emissions though driving business enterprise efficiency. EcoAct has carried out carbon reduction and sustainability assignments for some of the world’s primary manufacturers, though also establishing and partnering with carbon offsetting, biodiversity and financial enhancement programs in Africa, Asia, China and the Americas. EcoAct is a CDP gold associate, a founding member of ICROA, a strategic associate in the implementation of the Gold Normal for World Goals and reports to the United Nations World Compact.

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

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About Atos

Atos is a international leader in digital transformation with one zero five,000 workers and once-a-year profits of about € eleven billion. European quantity 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and substantial efficiency computing, the Group gives tailor-made end-to-end answers for all industries in seventy one nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization providers and items, Atos is dedicated to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clientele. Atos operates underneath the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The objective of Atos is to aid structure the foreseeable future of the information and facts room. Its experience and providers assistance the enhancement of knowledge, schooling and investigate in a multicultural approach and add to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the entire world, the Group enables its customers and workers, and members of societies at big to are living, perform and acquire sustainably, in a protected and secure information and facts room.

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[1] The Eco Ranking methodology will be rolled out in the adhering to European nations around the world: 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.