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INTELLIGENT BRANDS // Green Technology

Atos and Johnson Controls to partner to accelerate journey to net zero buildings

Atos and Johnson Controls , a global leader for smart , healthy and sustainable buildings , have announced a global partnership .

Atos and Johnson Controls will help private and public sector customers accelerate their journey to net zero by providing a unique set of end-to-end advisory services , digital and other key decarbonization capabilities which aims to help clients formulate and sustainably achieve their net zero strategy by reducing their commercial , industrial and office building carbon emissions .
Over the next decade , global greenhouse gas emissions need to be cut by 45 % to meet the 2015 Paris Agreement goal of containing global warming to 1.5 ° C1 .
Faced with the climate crisis , governments around the world are introducing new legislation and environmental standards to reach net zero goals . bringing together the benefits of Atos` Digital Decarbonization Exchange ( DDX ) built on the Atos Digital Hub foundation with Johnson Controls` OpenBlue Platform and Net Zero Advisor solution , which will help customers by providing real-time AI enabled monitoring and reporting of sustainability metrics as well as clean energy .
The joint collaboration on data and services will enable clients to gain a detailed initial understanding of their real estate energy usage and to build a strategy and implementation program of solutions to target energy reduction in line with their net zero ambitions .
“ Our customers have a clear and compelling imperative to reduce carbon emissions as part of the global drive to combat climate change , with many striving for decarbonization by 2030 ,” said George
Oliver , Johnson Controls Chairman and CEO . “ Together , Atos and Johnson Controls bring a powerful set of complementary decarbonization solutions and open technology platforms to help our customers , businesses and others , drive down carbon emissions while creating environments for healthy people , healthy places and a healthy planet .”
Elie Girard , Atos CEO , said : “ Sustainable buildings are vital to bending the emissions trajectory towards zero , both for communities and for companies . In addition to direct cost savings , they can provide incredible environmental and wellness benefits , becoming agents of positive change . The partnership between Johnson Controls and Atos represents a new step towards this collective ambition , making real decarbonization strategies and net zero trajectories .” p
Atos and Johnson Controls plan to leverage each company ’ s leading capabilities to help customers better assess , plan , manage , report and forecast carbon performance of buildings . Atos ’ Net Zero Transformation portfolio features Atos EcoAct advisory solutions , such as Digital Decarbonization Assessments ( DDA ) and Sustainability Strategy development .
These services are complemented and activated by Johnson Controls Open Blue Net Zero Buildings portfolio which enables customers to achieve their sustainability strategy and goals that can drive 50 % and more in improvement in energy efficiency and corresponding carbon emissions .
Additionally , the companies plan to work together to deliver new digital capabilities by
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