ATOS : Atos joins forces with SAP to help customers achieve leadership in
sustainability and profitable growth
Paris, 20 December 2012 -Atos, an international IT services company, today
announced it is cooperating with SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) to help customers achieve
their sustainability goals, operational excellence, profitable growth, and
business continuity. Atos will work closely with SAP to provide customers with
cutting-edge expertise in the areas of sustainability and IT, relying on Atos
recognized leadership in sustainability and SAP® solutions for sustainability.
Atos is continuously looking for ways to help its customers achieve
excellence in sustainability and will leverage SAP solutions for energy and
sustainable operations to help customers reach their sustainability and
Atos plans to work with SAP in emerging markets, as well in established
markets to deliver sustainability solutions including environment, health, and
safety management; risk management and compliance; sustainability reporting;
and energy management. Both companies will work together to deliver SAP
solutions for sustainability on the Canopy Cloud platform. More specifically,
the SAP Sustainability Performance Management analytic application will be
offered from the cloud. Canopy is an Atos company powered by EMC² and VMware
and its Cloud Mobile Enterprise Application Platform-as-a-service is based on
SAP mobile technology.
"We believe that IT is the engine for sustainable growth and progress for
companies, organizations and society at large," said Philippe Mareine,
executive vice president and general secretary in charge of Corporate and
Social Responsibility, Atos. "That's why our partnership with SAP is so
significant. Our shared vision to improve the sustainability of our customers
is perfectly matched. Atos is recognized as a global leader in sustainability,
having been top A+ certified by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and
having entered the DJSI European index. Joining forces with SAP on
sustainability efforts will allow Atos to accelerate its global sustainability
results with its customers by delivery via the cloud."
As part of Atos commitment to a future where businesses demonstrate
responsibility toward society and the environment, the company has also
developed a services practice focused on sustainability. As a global partner
of SAP, Atos offers a quick-start solution for SAP Sustainability Performance
Management, helping customers better manage their own sustainability programs
with improved visibility, tracking and reporting against objectives. Atos also
offers SAP solutions to help companies assess and mitigate their carbon impact
and reduce environmental, health and safety risks.
Robert Moeyens, application manager at Taminco, a global chemicals producer,
illustrates: "At Taminco we aim for profitable growth through environmental
care and social responsibility. We partner with Atos for its solid expertise
in sustainability solutions, especially combined with its knowledge of SAP
solutions. Given SAP's leading position in sustainability products, we feel
that relying on these two global leaders in sustainability - SAP and Atos -
will help safeguard the success of Taminco's social and environmental
"We looked for a system that would streamline both current and future
regulatory compliance while lowering operational risks and costs. SAP and Atos
showed us the unique proposition of running the SAP Environment, Health, and
Safety Management application on SAP ERP. This integration between logistics
and SAP EHS Management brought unmatched possibilities. Atos delivered the
solution on time and budget, tailored to our most pressing needs. Today we
have a system that not only supports our current business and markets, but
also accelerates entry in new business and markets."
"Implementing strategies for more sustainable operations is of growing
importance to us all, and SAP, through cooperation with our partner ecosystem,
is committed to helping customers achieve these goals," said Scott Bolick,
vice president, Solution Management, Energy and Sustainability Solutions, SAP.
"These latest efforts with our partner Atos will help joint customers continue
to co-innovate with us and develop solutions that can increase their energy
efficiency and become more sustainable businesses."
Atos is an international information technology services company with revenues
of EUR 8.5 billion and 74,000 employees in 48 countries. Serving a global
client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and
technology services, systems integration and managed services. With its deep
technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the
following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail, Services; Public, Health &
Transports; Financial Services; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Energy &
Utilities. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and
helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide
Information Technology Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and is
quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos
Consulting & Technology Services, Atos Worldline and Atos Worldgrid. For more
information, visit: atos.net.
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