Our raison d’être

Helping design the future of the information space

Discover our raison d’être

“The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.”

Atos’ raison d’être enshrined in the Company’s Articles of Association since April 30, 2019.

Our raison d’être: 3 pillars for concrete actions

Atos’ raison d’être deeply connects our business lines with the public interest, reflects our unique responsibility as a technology leader and embodies our ambition to contribute over the short-, medium- and long-term to the civic construction of the digital future.

Atos’ raison d’être has been organized around three pillars:

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Our ambition is to act as trusted partner for all stakeholders – now and for the long term. Atos started its corporate social responsibility journey over ten years ago and is a recognized leader in its industry across environment, social and governance criteria.


Net-zero is a state where we add no incremental greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. This means achieving a balance between carbon emissions and carbon sinks through a combination of deep decarbonization and carbon sequestration.


New digital landscapes, move to cloud, expansion of connected objects, quantum computing and overall speed of digital transformation are changing the way we do business.

Innovation and Research

Over one hundred years ago a Norwegian engineer named Fredrik Rosing Bull filed a patent for a “combined sorter-recorder-tabulator of punch cards” machine and so began a journey of innovation and research that Atos upholds to this day.