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Atea earns third-time gold rating from EcoVadis for corporate social responsibility

Press release 2019-06-27

For the third year in a row, Atea ASA 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 evaluated under a platform used by more than 45,000 organizations 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, ethics and sustainable procurement. 

“We are honored by this recognition from EcoVadis and that we once again reached the top one percent overall among all suppliers. Our customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders care deeply about sustainability and this achievement affirms that we are on the right path”, says Andreas Antonsen, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Atea ASA.

QUICK FACTS:

In 2018, Atea was 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. 

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.

Atea is ISO 14001 certified in its core business and continues to make a meaningful difference in creating a sustainable future via goITloop: its innovative reuse-and-recycle program.

Atea is a member of the UN Global Compact since 2010 and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) since 2016.

For further information, please contact:
Robert Giori, CFO Atea ASA, mobile (+47) 934 09 188
Andreas Antonsen, Director of Corporate Responsibility Atea ASA, mobile (+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 7,400 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 35 billion in 2018 and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. atea.com

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