ATOS : Atos joins forces with SAP to help customers achieve leadership in sustainability and profitable growth

  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
                              operations goals.

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."

About Atos
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 
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