For the second year in a row, Atea ASA (OSE stock ticker: ATEA) has been awarded a prestigious gold rating in corporate social responsibility by EcoVadis, a highly respected evaluator of supplier sustainability. This achievement maintains Atea’s ranking in the top 1% of all suppliers overall evaluated under a collaborative platform that’s used by more than 30,000 companies today.
To rate and monitor supplier sustainability, EcoVadis assesses corporate social-responsibility performance covering 150 purchasing categories in 110 countries. Its detailed evaluation criteria include: labor practices and human rights, environment, fair business practices and sustainable procurement.
“Making wise choices for long-term sustainability is an important value at Atea. We are honored by this recognition from EcoVadis that our choices continue to move both Atea and society in the right direction. Our ongoing work includes reviewing and improving our management practices corporate-wide and incorporating a sustainability perspective into everything we do,” says Andreas Rydell, Group Sustainability Officer for Atea ASA.
Atea is a consistent advocate for corporate social responsibility:
- In 2016, Atea earned a Green Role Model award in recognition for 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.
- ISO 14001 certified in its core business, Atea also continues to make a meaningful difference in creating a sustainable future via goITloop, its innovative reuse-and-recycle program.
For further information, please contact:
Robert Giori, CFO Atea ASA, mobile (+47) 934 09 188
Andreas Rydell, Group Sustainability Officer: (+46) 722 44 87 84
Atea is the leading supplier of IT infrastructure and system integration in the Nordic and Baltic regions with 7,000 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 https://www.atea.com