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

Elvera Bartels

EcoAct, an Atos organization, performs with each other with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Organization and Vodafone on new consumer labelling to determine a lot more sustainable cellular telephones

Madrid July 7, 2021

EcoAct, an Atos organization, manages and orchestrates the Eco Ranking task, a new pan-field labelling scheme not long ago initiated by five of Europe’s primary cellular operators. The Eco Ranking label will support people determine and review the most sustainable cellular telephones and encourage manufacturers to decrease the environmental effect of their gadgets in conditions of generation, use, transport, and disposal.

The coordination assist furnished by EcoAct ranges from the definition of governance and interaction protocols, by way of the administration of calendars and budgets, to the generation of products that aid doing work classes and market ideation and decision-making, all from a sustainable perspective.

As chief in global sustainability consultancy and task developer, EcoAct delivers the methodology of the Eco Ranking label and drives the collaborative process to aid the improvement of Eco Ranking and its route to be a worldwide normal for all cellular gadgets.

The Eco Ranking initiative has been conjointly made by Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica (running under the O2 and Movistar manufacturers), Telia Organization and Vodafone to present dependable and exact facts at retail on the environmental effect of producing, employing, transporting and disposing of smartphones and function telephones.  Eco Ranking will empower operators and their shoppers to encourage a broader score of telephones and react to the demand for a lot more sustainable electronics.

A selection of new consumer telephones from 16 cellular cellular phone manufacturers will be assessed by the Eco Ranking initiative, with other individuals predicted to be introduced in the upcoming. Launch companions involve Bullitt Group – Property of CAT and Motorola rugged telephones, Doro, HMD Global – Property of Nokia Phones, Huawei, MobiWire, Motorola / Lenovo, OnePlus, OPPO, Samsung Electronics, TCL / Alcatel, Xiaomi, and ZTE.

Setting up in June 2021, the cellular operators commenced to introduce the distinct Eco Ranking labelling at factors of sale across 24 nations[1] in Europe. Shoppers can understand a lot more about the initiative and see how the score is calculated by browsing www.ecoratingdevices.com.

Subsequent a detailed assessment, every cellular cellular phone handset will be specified an general Eco Ranking rating out of a most of 100 factors to sign the environmental performance of the product across its full lifestyle cycle. The Eco Ranking label will also spotlight five critical factors of cellular product sustainability, giving supplemental facts about durability, repairability, recyclability, climate performance and source performance.

Cristina Raventós, Director EcoAct Spain mentioned: Our fifteen-calendar year abilities in aiding firms put into action good adjust in reaction to climate and carbon difficulties is an asset in coordinating the collaborating businesses, spreading the word about the initiative, and advertising and marketing a collaborative process in order to aid the label’s improvement. We are very pleased to be a portion of this European task and to support Eco Ranking getting to be a worldwide normal for all cellular gadgets”.

Jean-Philippe Poirault, Global Head of Telecom, Media, Technological know-how Sector, Atos mentioned: “We’re happy to see that the Telecom field shares our commitment to decrease their environmental footprint and suggest options to decrease customers’ emissions. Our get the job done engages our ecosystem in a virtuous circle of decarbonization, reinforcing Atos’ placement as the chief for sustainability in electronic services and technologies.”

The Eco Ranking scores from the 16 cellular cellular phone manufacturers will be leveraged by Atos in just its Atos Electronic Decarbonization Trade Platform (DDX) and will also be utilised as a new ingredient of the Group’s Electronic Decarbonization assessments.

The Atos Electronic Decarbonization Trade Platform is portion of Atos’ Net to Zero Transformation portfolio, the most comprehensive, end-to-end decarbonization abilities on the market place to empower and accelerate their journeys to web zero.  The Atos Electronic Decarbonization Trade Platform makes it possible for enterprises and businesses to leverage electronic to simplify and automate the assortment, calculation, reporting, info investigation and visualization of emissions across the benefit chain. It is started on Atos Electronic Hub.

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About EcoAct

A subsidiary of Atos, EcoAct is a private global sustainability task developer and consultancy, dependent in Paris, with one hundred sixty staff members in workplaces in France, the British isles, Spain, Turkey, the US and Kenya. The organization has unmatched depth and breadth in delivering holistic options that empower businesses to decrease their carbon emissions when driving company performance. EcoAct has carried out carbon reduction and sustainability assignments for some of the world’s primary manufacturers, when also establishing and partnering with carbon offsetting, biodiversity and financial improvement packages in Africa, Asia, China and the Americas. EcoAct is a CDP gold lover, a founding member of ICROA, a strategic lover in the implementation of the Gold Common for Global Aims and studies to the United Nations Global Compact.

For a lot more facts, visit www.eco-act.com

Push contacts:

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

British isles: Catherine Radojcin | [email protected] | +forty four 7485 325 93

France: Lorraine Brucker-Romac | [email protected]  | +33 1 81 80 95 ten

About Atos

Atos is a worldwide chief in electronic transformation with one zero five,000 staff members and once-a-year income of more than € eleven billion. European selection one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group delivers customized end-to-end options for all industries in 71 nations. A pioneer in decarbonization services and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its purchasers. Atos operates under the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The goal of Atos is to support style and design the upcoming of the facts space. Its abilities and services assist the improvement of expertise, education and learning and exploration in a multicultural approach and contribute to the improvement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the environment, the Group permits its shoppers and staff members, and members of societies at big to live, get the job done and create sustainably, in a safe and protected facts space.

Push call:

Global: Marilyn Florent | [email protected] | +33 6 sixty six fifty one 36 80

[1] The Eco Ranking methodology will be rolled out in the subsequent European nations: 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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