Atos, a multinational information technology company, has recently announced an acquisition agreement with an international consultancy and project developer, EcoAct.
The acquisition of EcoAct will aid the decarbonization target of Atos, by enhancing the company’s portfolio of carbon reduction strategies, digital solutions, and services. This will consistently support its clients in achieving a net-zero carbon footprint.
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Paris, EcoAct is a leading developer of innovative carbon reduction strategies, serving more than 400 clients via 4 international offices. It has expanded its employee base to more than 150, including climate experts worldwide. The comprehensive ‘A to Zero’ offering of the company, based on the 5-module approach has been significantly supporting various organizations at every phase of their low-carbon operations as well as long-term commercial resilience. The combination of Atos’ digital offerings and the unique portfolio of EcoAct will enable Atos to strengthen its position in the decarbonization market.
The team of experts at EcoAct, consisting of nearly 150 employees, will join Atos’ global specialist network. The EcoAct team can benefit from the go-to-market & digital decarbonization solutions of Atos. Additionally, the deal will enhance its net-zero operations consulting offerings while reinforcing its capability to deliver such solutions by serving as a comprehensive ‘one-stop-shop’ across the globe.
As per the statement made by co-founders of EcoAct, Thierry Fornas and Gerald Maradan, the recent takeover will lead to the integration of technological and digital expertise, providing opportunities for various organizations to eliminate carbon emissions. The services offered by the company and Atos are complementary in nature, which will help create an innovative approach to decarbonization.
The combined expertise as well as business and technological knowledge of the two companies will aid in building a Decarbonization Excellence Center globally. The recent transaction is expected to be closed in H2, which is subject to the final approval from the governance bodies of Atos and EcoAct.