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Atea earns top rank for sustainability

Press release 2018-11-29

Atea has been ranked the industry leader for sustainability in the IT sector in a new study published by the Sustainable Brand Index B2B: the Nordic region’s largest brand study focused on sustainability.  

The study’s findings are the product of 1,000 interviews and 5,000 brand assessments. Every year, it looks at how and why sustainable brands are perceived the way they are.  

“Three years ago, Atea set a goal to be an industry leader in the area of corporate social responsibility. We are deeply honored that our company has been recognized for its efforts,” commented Robert Giori, CFO and Group Compliance Officer. 

“At Atea, our vision is to build the future with IT. We believe firmly that a commitment to sustainable development is an essential part of this vision and fully supports our business objectives,” commented Andreas Rydell, Group Sustainability Officer 

QUICK FACTS:

  • In 2018, Atea was awarded a prestigious gold rating in corporate social responsibility by EcoVadis, an evaluator of supplier sustainability. 
  • In 2016, Atea was recognized as a Green Role Model for its ongoing environmental efforts, and in 2015, it was recognized as an Excellent Sustainable Supplier by the Swedish Competition Authority. 
  • Atea was recognized in 2016 as an industry leader for Children’s Rights by the Global Child Forum.
  • Atea continues to make a meaningful difference in creating a sustainable future via goITloop, its innovative reuse-and-recycle program for used IT equipment.

For further information, please contact:
Robert Giori, CFO: (+47) 934 09 188
Andreas Rydell, Group Sustainability Officer: (+46) 722 44 87 84 

About Atea 
Atea is the leading supplier of IT infrastructure and system integration in the Nordic and Baltic regions with 7,200 employees. Atea is present in 87 cities in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Atea delivers IT products from leading vendors and assists its customers with specialist competencies within IT infrastructure services. Atea had revenue of approximately NOK 32 billion in 2017 and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. www.atea.com

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