ATOS :For the sixth year running, Atos is official partner of the "Global Conference" organised by Planet Workshops

Monday, 06. July 2015 16:11

Green Data at the heart of the 3rd digital revolution

Paris, 6th July 2015 - Atos, an international leader in digital services, will set out during the tenth Global Conference how Green Data must be at the heart of the third digital revolution[1]. Atos is partnering with Planet Workshops for the sixth year running. This year's theme for the event is:  "All actors of rupture". The Atos Group will participate as speakers in this event demonstrating how their digital solutions contribute to the required evolutions to shape a more sustainable society.

Gilles Grapinet, Senior Executive Vice President at Atos and Worldline CEO, said: "We are proud to be the official partner of the Global Conference which is in line with our strategy to involve our stakeholders around the world contributing to make a more sustainable society. This event is also an excellent opportunity to remind how digital innovation is a successful enabler to meet environmental and human challenges in a connected world. Our constant investment in technological and collaborative innovation ensures that Atos continues to be a leader in both digital services and corporate responsibility, providing the best expertise to support our clients in their digital journey."

During this event, Atos and Worldline will demonstrate how "Green Data" is at the core of the third digital revolution.  With 4.5 billion smartphones and 25 billion connected objects expected to be producing data by 2018, it will be essential that the data is hosted, managed and kept secure in a sustainable way.  To support this new digital world which brings opportunities across all aspects of our life including medical research, urban traffic and pollution management, m-services in the city and agricultural production, Atos has developed the "Green Data" concept, which uses energy efficient, secure and intelligent datacenters.

Speakers at the Global Conference
During the event, Atos and Worldline will explain how innovative technology is at the heart of the sustainable rupture:

  • Monday July 6th at 10:00 am -  Gilles Grapinet, Atos Senior Executive Vice President, Global Functions and Worldline Chief Executive Officer will share his vision about technological ruptures during the opening plenary session titled "All actors of rupture: which scale, which models?".
  • Tuesday July 7th at 9:30 am - Philippe Vannier, Head of Big Data & Security, Group Chief Technology Officer of Atos will participate in a round table on "The identification of risks for the "prescribers" of our economy".
  • Wednesday July 8th, at 11:15 am - Marc-Henri Desportes, Worldline General Manager, will take part in a face to face session about "How to replicate sustainable mobility?"

The tenth Global Conference, an international forum for sustainable development gathering decision-makers and opinion leaders committed for sustainable growth, is held on 6th, 7th and 8th July 2015 at "Domaine de Chantilly" near Paris. To find out more about the Global Conference
Its latest Corporate and Social Responsibility reports for Atos and Wordline met successfully the GRI Content Index Service G4 comprehensive requirements. Part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World for several years, Atos is also considered by the Carbon Disclosure Project as a carbon performance leader. Atos' and Worldline's sustainability commitments are also reflected in the innovative offerings we develop for our clients to improve their own sustainability performance.

About Atos
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa € 11 billion and 93,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.

About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. Key actor for B2B2C industries, with over 40 years of experience, Worldline supports and contributes to the success of all businesses and administrative services in a perpetually evolving market. Worldline offers a unique and flexible business model built around a global and growing portfolio, thus enabling end-to-end support. Worldline activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services & Terminals, Mobility & e-Transactional Services, Financial Processing & Software Licensing. Worldline employs more than 7,300 people worldwide and generated 1.15 billion euros revenues in 2014. Worldline has successfully completed the GRI Content Index Service for its Corporate Social Responsibility report GRI-G4 comprehensive level. Worldline is an Atos company.

For more information, please contact:

Atos                                                                             Worldline
Caroline Crouch                                                            Valentine Cordelle, Havas Worldwide Paris
+ 44 77 33 31 00 86                                                    +33 1 58 47 90 70 Mob +33 6 63 08 41 20                                  

[1] Read more about Ascent Journey 2018: The 3rd Digital Revolution - Agility and Fragility.

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